Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 8/30/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Sunday, August 30, 2020
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Mariners (+175) Angels (-191)
Shohei Ohtani and the Los Angeles Angels (11-22, 5th in AL West) play the Seattle Mariners (13-21, 4th in AL West) at Angel Stadium on Sunday. The Mariners open this matchup at +175 while the Angels are priced at -191. The total has been set at 9.5. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Justin Dunn and Dylan Bundy.
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
8/28/2020 Matt Magill RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 8
8/28/2020 Austin Adams RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 4
8/28/2020 Evan White 1B Shoulder Probable for Aug 29
8/27/2020 Taylor Guilbeau RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/27/2020 Carl Edwards RP Forearm Out for the season
8/26/2020 Tom Murphy C Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 11
8/25/2020 Nestor Cortes RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
8/25/2020 Dillon Peters SP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/25/2020 Cam Bedrosian RP Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/24/2020 Parker Markel RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 31
8/21/2020 Max Stassi C Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
7/23/2020 Justin Anderson RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 13-21 overall record this season. Dunn (2-1 career win-loss record) has a FIP of 6.55 while he has faced 123 hitters in the majors. His ERA is 4.96 (15 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.471. He has given up 19 hits (6.3 hits per nine innings) and has 21 free passes. Dunn has taken the hill for 27 innings and has accounted for 20 strikeouts in his pro baseball career. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.95 and they have given up 111 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .197 against the bullpen and they've struck out 127 hitters and walked 74 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.32. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 267 base hits and 172 earned runs. They have allowed 48 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 126 batters and struck out 281. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.90.
As a team Seattle is hitting .231, good for 23rd in the league. The Mariners hold a .382 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Kyle Seager is hitting .291 with an on-base percentage of .367. He has 34 hits this season in 117 at bats with 26 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .504 and an OPS+ of 142. Tim Lopes is hitting .232 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .277. He has totaled 22 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 95 at bats. His OPS+ is 69 while his slugging percentage is at .326. The Mariners have 258 hits, including 51 doubles and 37 home runs. Seattle has walked 112 times so far this season and they have struck out 306 times as a unit. They have left 217 men on base and have a team OPS of .689. They score 4.38 runs per contest and have scored a total of 149 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 11-22 overall mark this year. So far in his career, Bundy has surrendered 637 base knocks while he has earned 646 punchouts in 653 frames. He has given up a total of 330 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.303 and having a FIP of 4.7. His SO/W ratio is 3.02 and he has faced 2,780 opposing batters in his MLB career. Bundy (41-47 win-loss record in his career) has a 4.55 earned run average while conceding 8.8 hits per nine innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.54 and they have given up 127 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .207 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 135 batters and walked 63 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.31. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 278 base knocks and 169 earned runs this season. They have given up 39 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 125 hitters and struck out 273 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.47.
As a team, they are batting .234, good for 22nd in the league. The Angels hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Shohei Ohtani comes into this matchup batting .188 with an OBP of .278. He has 18 hits this year along with 16 RBI in 96 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .406 with an OPS+ of 85. David Fletcher is hitting .314 this season and he has an OBP of .377. He has collected 43 hits in 137 at bats while driving in 13 runs. He has an OPS+ of 125 and a slugging percentage of .445. The Angels as a unit have 260 base hits, including 50 doubles and 47 homers. Los Angeles has walked 135 times this year and they have struck out on 283 occasions. They have had 236 men left on base and have an OPS of .732. They have scored 4.64 runs per game and totaled 153 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners (+175)
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