Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Angels Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 7/29/2020
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Mariners (+160) Angels (-185)
Angel Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Seattle Mariners and the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday. The probable starting pitchers are Justin Dunn for the Mariners and Andrew Heaney for the Angels.
Seattle opens at +160 while Los Angeles opens at -185.
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
7/27/2020 Brandon Brennan RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
7/27/2020 Yoshihisa Hirano RP Illness Expected to be out until at least Jul 29
7/23/2020 Gerson Bautista RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/23/2020 Austin Adams RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
7/23/2020 Tom Murphy C Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 8
6/28/2020 Mitch Haniger RF Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
7/28/2020 Brandon Marsh LF Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/27/2020 Luis Rengifo 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
7/27/2020 Parker Markel RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/27/2020 Jose Suarez SP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/27/2020 Andrelton Simmons SS Ankle Probable for Jul 28
7/27/2020 Anthony Rendon 3B Oblique Probable for Jul 28
7/27/2020 Julio Teheran SP Not Injury Related Expected to be out until at least Aug 4
7/23/2020 Justin Anderson RP Elbow Out for the season
7/22/2020 Jose Quijada RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/9/2020 Dillon Peters SP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 4
Useful Pitching Statistics
Starting pitcher Justin Dunn had a little taste of the big leagues last year with a 1-1 record. This will be the 1st real opportunity to prove himself, however. 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. Kyle Lewis hit .268 with an on-base percentage of .293 last year. He had 19 hits last season in 71 at bats with 13 runs batted in. He had a slugging percentage of .592 and an OPS+ of 132. Kyle Seager hit .239 last year and he had an on-base percentage of .321. He totaled 94 hits and he drove in 63 men in 393 at bats. His OPS+ was 112 while his slugging percentage was at .468. 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 4.91, Andrew Heaney had a 4-6 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He had 118 strikeouts over the 95.1 innings he pitched. He also gave up 93 hits. He allowed 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stood at 4.63. 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. David Fletcher hit .290 last season and he had an OBP of .350. He collected 173 hits in 596 at bats while driving in 49 runs. He had an OPS+ of 97 and a slugging percentage of .384. 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?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners (+160)
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