Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Angels Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 7/30/2020
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Thursday, July 30, 2020
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Mariners (+175) Angels (-185)
David Fletcher and the Los Angeles Angels (2-3, 3rd in AL West) play the Seattle Mariners (1-4, 5th in AL West) at Angel Stadium on Thursday. The line on this matchup has the Mariners coming in at +175 and the Angels are at -185. The over/under opens at 9. The men taking the mound will be Marco Gonzales and Dylan Bundy.
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
7/29/2020 Austin Nola 1B Knee Probable for Jul 29
7/27/2020 Yoshihisa Hirano RP Illness Expected to be out until at least Jul 29
7/27/2020 Brandon Brennan RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
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
7/23/2020 Austin Adams RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
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
7/28/2020 Andrelton Simmons SS Ankle Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
7/27/2020 Julio Teheran SP Not Injury Related Expected to be out until at least Aug 4
7/27/2020 Jose Suarez SP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/27/2020 Parker Markel RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
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
Gonzales has taken the ball for 451 innings and has earned 358 strikeouts thus far in his career. His earned run average is 4.27 (214 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.346. He has surrendered 485 base hits (9.7 hits per 9 innings) and has 122 free passes. Gonzales (34-26 career win-loss mark) sits with a FIP of 4.04 while going up against 1,929 batters in the major leagues. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.56 and they have given up 21 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .204 against the bullpen and they've struck out 18 hitters and walked 12 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 10.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 8.12. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 47 base hits and 37 earned runs. They have allowed 8 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 25 batters and struck out 34. They have walked 5.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.76 and their FIP as a unit is 6.03.
As a team Seattle is hitting .235, good for 17th in the league. The Mariners hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Kyle Seager is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .318. He has 5 hits this season in 20 at bats with 3 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .550 and an OPS+ of 136. Kyle Lewis is hitting .421 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .500. He has totaled 8 hits and he has driven in 4 men in 19 at bats. His OPS+ is 240 while his slugging percentage is at .737. The Mariners have 40 hits, including 10 doubles and 5 home runs. Seattle has walked 17 times so far this season and they have struck out 51 times as a unit. They have left 37 men on base and have a team OPS of .722. They score 3.6 runs per contest and have scored a total of 18 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Bundy (39-45 career record) has earned a 4.64 earned run average and has conceded 8.9 hits per nine innings. He has a SO/W ratio of 2.96 and he has faced 2,652 opposing hitters during his career. In his pro baseball career, Bundy has conceded 614 hits while accumulating 609 strikeouts in 621 innings pitched. He has given up 320 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.320 and having a FIP of 4.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.31 and they have given up 17 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .181 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 23 batters and walked 12 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 6.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.53. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 33 base knocks and 17 earned runs this season. They have given up 5 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 18 hitters and struck out 47 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.18 while their FIP as a staff is 3.24.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 13th in the league. The Angels hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. David Fletcher comes into this matchup batting .556 with an OBP of .609. He has 10 hits this year along with 3 RBI in 18 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .667 with an OPS+ of 254. Tommy La Stella is hitting .235 this season and he has an OBP of .409. He has collected 4 hits in 17 at bats but hasn't driven in any runs to this point. He has an OPS+ of 115 and a slugging percentage of .353. The Angels as a unit have 41 base hits, including 6 doubles and 6 homers. Los Angeles has walked 18 times this year and they have struck out on 35 occasions. They have had 38 men left on base and have an OPS of .695. They have scored 4.2 runs per game and totaled 21 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners (+175)
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