Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 8/6/2020
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Thursday, August 6, 2020
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Angels (-167) Mariners (+154)
T-Mobile Park is the venue where Kyle Lewis and the Seattle Mariners (4-8, 5th in AL West) will take on the Los Angeles Angels (4-7, 3rd in AL West) on Thursday. The line on this matchup has the Angels coming in at -167 and the Mariners are at +154. The over/under opens at 9. The pitchers expected to start will be Dylan Bundy and Taijuan Walker.
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
8/5/2020 Julio Teheran SP Not Injury Related Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
8/4/2020 Shohei Ohtani DH Forearm Probable for Aug 5
8/4/2020 Cam Bedrosian RP Thigh Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
8/4/2020 Dillon Peters SP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 6
8/2/2020 Jose Quijada RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 6
8/2/2020 Parker Markel RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 6
7/28/2020 Andrelton Simmons SS Ankle Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
7/27/2020 Jose Suarez SP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/23/2020 Justin Anderson RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
8/4/2020 Kendall Graveman SP Neck Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
8/4/2020 Yoshihisa Hirano RP Illness Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
8/1/2020 Brandon Brennan RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
7/31/2020 Tom Murphy C Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
7/23/2020 Austin Adams RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
7/23/2020 Gerson Bautista RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
6/28/2020 Mitch Haniger RF Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 4-7 overall record this season. Bundy (39-46 career win-loss record) holds a FIP of 4.74 while he has gone up against 2,676 batters in the majors. His earned run average is 4.64 (323 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.317. He has surrendered 618 base knocks (8.9 hits per nine innings) and has had 208 walks. Bundy has taken the mound for 627 innings and has earned 617 punchouts thus far in his career. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.64 and they have given up 58 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 49 hitters and walked 28 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.66. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 96 base hits and 52 earned runs. They have allowed 12 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 51 batters and struck out 99. They have walked 4.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.23.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .222, good for 20th in the league. The Angels hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. David Fletcher is hitting .357 with an on-base percentage of .442. He has 15 hits this season in 42 at bats with 7 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 173. Brian Goodwin is hitting .303 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .395. He has totaled 10 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 33 at bats. His OPS+ is 185 while his slugging percentage is at .606. The Angels have 84 hits, including 14 doubles and 16 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 54 times so far this season and they have struck out 90 times as a unit. They have left 80 men on base and have a team OPS of .716. They score 4.91 runs per contest and have scored a total of 54 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
So far in his MLB career, Walker has conceded 506 hits while accumulating 487 punchouts in 538 innings. He has allowed 237 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.252 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.3. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.90 and he has gone up against 2,284 opposing batters in his career. Walker (32-32 win-loss record in his career) has a 3.96 ERA while giving up 8.5 hits per 9 innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.35 and they have given up 48 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .204 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 47 batters and walked 32 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 6. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 93 base knocks and 70 earned runs this season. They have given up 19 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 60 hitters and struck out 100 batters. They give up a walk 5.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 5.39.
As a team, they are batting .227, good for 19th in the league. The Mariners hold a .365 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Kyle Lewis comes into this matchup batting .375 with an OBP of .423. He has 18 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 48 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .583 with an OPS+ of 194. Kyle Seager is hitting .317 this season and he has an OBP of .408. He has collected 13 hits in 41 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 171 and a slugging percentage of .512. The Mariners as a unit have 92 base hits, including 20 doubles and 10 homers. Seattle has walked 42 times this year and they have struck out on 119 occasions. They have had 80 men left on base and have an OPS of .671. They have scored 4.08 runs per game and totaled 49 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners (+154)
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