Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 4/30/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Friday, April 30, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-146) Seattle (+135)
Andrew Heaney and the Los Angeles Angels (12-11, 3rd in AL West) head to T-Mobile Park on Friday where they'll meet the Seattle Mariners (13-12, 4th in AL West). The odds on this matchup have the Angels priced at -146 and the Mariners are at +135. The O/U has been set at 8.5. The starting pitchers are Andrew Heaney and Chris Flexen.
As a team, the Los Angeles Angels are notching 4.8 runs per game, which has them sitting at 7th in the league. They have a total of 111 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .321. The Angels have accrued 32 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 32 balls out of the park. They have tallied 100 runs batted in and 213 hits this year, while their average at the plate sits at .265. Los Angeles has a slugging % of .432 and have been called out on strikes 194 times, while being walked on 57 occasions.
The Angels have compiled a team ERA of 5.14 on the season (30th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 237 batters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.82 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.38. Angels pitchers have given up 25 home runs in addition to 127 total runs (30th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 84 batters and their FIP comes in at 3.77 as a team this year.
The Angels bullpen have a save percentage of 50.0% and has come into the game in 18 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 46 base runners for the year with 52.2% of those players crossed the plate. Angels bullpen pitchers have come into the game with players on base 37 times in addition to having 27 appearances in high leverage situations. The Angels have dispatched 81 relief pitchers to the mound on the season. The bullpen have tallied 8 holds on the year (24th in the league). They have accumulated 5 saves on the campaign and have blown 5 of 10 save opportunities.
The Los Angeles Angels have earned a total of 611 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 214 assists and 20 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .976 which is 29th in baseball, and they have turned 167 double plays. The Angels have converted 65.7% of balls hit into play into outs in their 1,833 innings on the field, ranking them 30th in MLB.
Heaney (25-30 career win-loss record) holds a FIP of 4.26 while he has faced 2,206 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues. He has allowed 504 hits (8.6 hits per 9 innings) and has had 145 free passes. His earned run average is 4.44 (259 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.235. Heaney has taken the hill for 525 frames and has racked up 529 punch outs thus far in his career.
The Mariners have a team slugging % of .368 and they have an average of 4.16 runs per game (16th in the league). They have put up 43 doubles, while walking 79 times as well as scoring 104 runs. Seattle is sitting with 26 home runs for the year as well as 99 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 235 occasions (8th in the league) and have totaled 166 base hits. The Seattle Mariners are sitting with a team on-base percentage of .290 in addition to a team batting average of .210 over the course of the season.
The Mariners have a team WHIP of 1.265 and have a FIP of 4.11 as a staff this year. They are sitting at 17th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 183. The Seattle pitching staff have surrendered 107 runs on the campaign while holding a team ERA of 3.91 (93 earned runs yielded). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.15 (189 strikeouts against 88 free passes). They have surrendered 22 dingers and they give up 4.50 runs per 9 innings (17th in baseball).
Seattle bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 36.4% out of 33 inherited runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 31 times in high leverage situations and also on 24 occasions with runners on base. With 21 save situations, the Mariners have earned 10 holds and 4 blown saves. They rank 14th in baseball with a save rate of 63.6%, and they have sent 74 relievers to the mound on the campaign. Seattle has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 11 save opportunities and they have recorded 7 saves.
Out of their 2,016 innings on the diamond, the Mariners are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 74.1% (1st in baseball). The Seattle Mariners have turned 18 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .993 (1st in MLB). The Mariners have 237 assists, 6 errors and have 672 putouts so far this season.
Thus far in his career, Flexen has surrendered 117 hits while totaling 70 punch outs in 91 innings pitched. He has allowed 68 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.934 and being the owner of a FIP of 5.8. His K/BB ratio is 1.19 and he has gone up against 440 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career. Flexen (5-12 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a 6.73 earned run average and has given up 11.6 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-146)
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