Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 10/1/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Friday, October 1, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (+140) Seattle (-175)
T-Mobile Park is the site where Marco Gonzales and the Seattle Mariners (89-70, 2nd in AL West) will take on the Los Angeles Angels (75-83, 4th in AL West) on Friday. The Mariners open this matchup at -175 while the Angels are coming in at +140. The total is set at 7.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Jose Suarez and Marco Gonzales.
The Angels have tallied 258 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 186 baseballs out of the park. Los Angeles is slugging .407 and have struck out 1,356 times, while taking a walk on 450 occasions. As a team, the Los Angeles Angels are scoring 4.5 runs per game, which is 16th in baseball. They have accrued 672 runs batted in in addition to 1,297 hits this year, while their average at the plate sits at .245. They are sitting with 704 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .309.
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The Angels hold a team ERA of 4.70 this year (22nd in baseball), and their staff has struck out 1,422 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.47 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.38. Angels pitchers have allowed 185 home runs in addition to 787 total runs (23rd in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 576 hitters and their FIP is 4.25 as a unit so far this season.
The Angels have dispatched 545 relief pitchers to the mound this season. The relievers have inherited 352 base runners this season and 37.8% of those runners ended up scoring. They have recorded 38 saves on the season and have blown 24 out of their 62 chances to get a save. The Angels relievers have compiled a save rate of 61.3% and has stepped onto the mound in 132 save situations. The relievers have racked up 67 holds on the year (24th in the league). Angels pitchers have come into the game with players on base 233 times in addition to having 165 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Los Angeles Angels are sitting with 4,163 putouts on the year, as well as 1,379 assists and 87 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .985 which is 17th in professional baseball, and have a total of 1,081 double plays. The Angels have converted 68.0% of baseballs in play into outs out of 12,489 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 29th in MLB.
Suarez has pitched in 176 frames and has earned 154 K's during his career. Suarez (9-16 career mark) has a FIP of 5.48 and he has gone up against 792 hitters in the major leagues. His ERA is 5.81 (114 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.494. He has allowed 192 base knocks (9.8 hits per nine innings) with 72 walks.
Seattle is sitting with 198 home runs over the course of the season and 663 RBIs. They have put up 226 doubles, while taking a walk 523 times and earning 687 runs. The Seattle Mariners have accounted for an on-base percentage of .302 as well as a batting average of .226 on the campaign. The Mariners have a SLG% of .386 and they are earning 4.32 runs per outing (22nd in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 1,466 occasions (5th in the league) and have accounted for 1,187 hits.
The Mariners have a team WHIP of 1.279 in addition to having a FIP of 4.24 as a squad on the year. They rank 19th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 1,334. The Seattle pitching staff have conceded 735 runs this year while having a team ERA of 4.31 (676 earned runs yielded). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.75 (1,300 strikeouts vs 473 walks). They have relinquished 193 homers and they allow 4.68 runs per 9 innings (16th in MLB).
Sitting with 180 save situations, the Mariners have amassed 98 holds and 32 blown saves. Seattle has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 82 save opportunities and they have tallied 50 saves. Their relievers have come in 211 times in high leverage situations in addition to 161 occasions with base runners. Seattle relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 30.6% out of their 219 inherited base runners. They sit at 16th in baseball with a save percentage of 61.0%, and they have sent 569 relief pitchers onto the field so far this year.
The Seattle Mariners have turned 133 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .986 (7th in professional baseball). The Mariners have recorded 1,360 assists, 77 errors and have earned 4,240 putouts over the course of the season. In their 12,720 innings played, the Mariners are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.9% (11th in MLB).
During his career, Gonzales has allowed 661 base knocks while tallying 523 strikeouts in 654 innings pitched. He has conceded a total of 296 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.268 and a FIP of 4.2. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.11 and he has faced 2,748 batters during his MLB career. Gonzales (51-32 mark in his career) is the owner of a 4.07 earned run average and has surrendered 9.1 hits per nine innings.
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Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Seattle (-175)
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