Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Angels Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 7/28/2020
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Mariners (+155) Angels (-180)
The Seattle Mariners head to Angel Stadium on Tuesday to take on the Los Angeles Angels. The expected starting pitchers are Justus Sheffield for the Mariners and Patrick Sandoval for the Angels.
The odds for this matchup have Seattle at +155 and Los Angeles at -180. The Mariners had a 87-69-6 over/under mark and a 68-94-0 run line record last year. The Angels were 72-90-0 against the run line and had a 79-76-7 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners were 87-69-6 against the over/under last year
The Seattle Mariners were 68-94-0 against the run line last season
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels were 79-76-7 against the over/under last year
The Los Angeles Angels were 72-90-0 against the run line last season
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
7/26/2020 Yoshihisa Hirano RP Illness Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/23/2020 Austin Adams RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
7/23/2020 Sam Haggerty 2B Hip Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/23/2020 Gerson Bautista RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/23/2020 Tom Murphy C Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 8
7/16/2020 Julio Rodriguez RF Wrist Out for the season
6/28/2020 Mitch Haniger RF Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
7/26/2020 Brandon Marsh LF Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/26/2020 Jose Briceno C Shoulder Probable for Jul 26
7/26/2020 Anthony Rendon 3B Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jul 27
7/23/2020 Justin Anderson RP Elbow Out for the season
7/22/2020 Luis Rengifo 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 27
7/22/2020 Jacob Rhame RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
7/22/2020 Jose Suarez SP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/22/2020 Jose Quijada RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/22/2020 Julio Teheran SP Not Injury Related Expected to be out until at least Aug 4
7/15/2020 Parker Markel RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Jul 27
7/9/2020 Dillon Peters SP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 4
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners had a 68-94 overall record last season. Starting pitcher Justus Sheffield had a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 5.50 and a WHIP of 1.72. He had 37 strikeouts over his 36 innings pitched and he gave up 44 hits. He allowed 11 hits per 9 innings and he had a FIP of 4.71. The bullpen had an earned run average of 4.77 and they gave up 633 base hits on the year. Teams hit .236 against the bullpen and they struck out 666 hitters while walking 289 batters. As a team, Seattle allowed 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They were 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.99. The Mariners pitchers collectively gave up 1,484 base hits and 798 earned runs last year. They allowed 260 home runs last season, ranking them 4th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff walked 505 batters and struck out 1,239. They walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They had a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit was 5.00.
As a team Seattle hit .237, good for 29th in the league. The Mariners held a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which was good for 21st in baseball. They ranked 28th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Shed Long hit .263 with an on-base percentage of .333 last year. He had 40 hits last season in 152 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He had a slugging percentage of .454 and an OPS+ of 113. Tim Lopes hit .270 last year and he had an on-base percentage of .359. He totaled 30 hits and he drove in 12 men in 111 at bats. His OPS+ was 99 while his slugging percentage was at .360. The Mariners had 1,305 hits last season, including 254 doubles and 239 home runs. Seattle walked 588 times last year and they struck out 1,581 times as a unit. They left 1,080 men on base and had a team OPS of .740. They scored 4.68 runs per contest and scored a total of 758 runs last year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles had a 72-90 overall mark last year. With an earned run average of 5.03, Patrick Sandoval had a 0-4 record and a 1.37 WHIP. He had 42 strikeouts over the 39.1 innings he pitched. He also gave up 35 hits. He allowed 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stood at 4.59. The bullpen had an earned run average of 4.64 and they gave up 726 base hits on the year. Teams hit .246 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers struck out 764 batters and walked 319 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allowed 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They were 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5.12. The Angels pitchers as a team surrendered 1,417 base knocks and 820 earned runs last season. They gave up 267 home runs last year, which ranked 3rd in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff walked 576 hitters and struck out 1,404 batters. They gave up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they struck out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP was 1.38 while their FIP as a staff was 5.04.
As a team, they batted .247, good for 19th in the league. The Angels held a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which was good for 14th in baseball. They ranked 19th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Tommy La Stella comes into this matchup after batting .295 with an OBP of .346 last season. He had 86 hits last year along with 44 RBI in 292 AB's. He maintained a slugging percentage of .486 with an OPS+ of 119. Justin Upton hit .215 last season and he had an OBP of .309. He collected 47 hits in 219 at bats while driving in 40 runs. He had an OPS+ of 92 and a slugging percentage of .416. The Angels as a unit had 1,368 base hits last season, including 268 doubles and 220 homers. Los Angeles walked 586 times last year and they struck out on 1,276 occasions. They left 1,125 men on base and had an OPS of .746. They scored 4.75 runs per game and totaled 769 runs last year.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Angels (-180)
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