Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 5/2/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Sunday, May 2, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Dylan Bundy and the Los Angeles Angels (12-11, 3rd in AL West) are headed to T-Mobile Park on Sunday where they'll take on the Seattle Mariners (14-12, 2nd in AL West).
The Angels have tallied 32 two-baggers as a team and have hit 32 balls out of the park. Los Angeles has a slugging % of .432 and have been called out on strikes 194 times, while taking a walk on 57 occasions. As a team, the Los Angeles Angels are putting up 4.8 runs per outing, which puts them at 6th in MLB. They have 100 runs batted in and 213 hits this year, while their team batting average sits at .265. They have earned 111 runs scored and have an OBP of .321.
The Angels have an earned run average of 5.14 for the season (30th in the league), and their staff has struck out 237 batters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.82 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.38. Angels pitchers have surrendered 25 home runs and 127 total runs (30th in MLB). They have walked 84 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.77 as a squad for the season.
Angels pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 37 times as well as having 27 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have racked up 8 holds for the year (24th in the league). The Angels bullpen have accumulated a save percentage of 50.0% and has come into the game in 18 save situations. They have accumulated 5 saves on the season and have blown 5 of their 10 save opportunities. The relievers have inherited 46 base runners this year and 52.2% of those runners crossed the plate. The Angels have sent 81 relievers to the hill so far this year.
The Angels have turned 65.7% of balls hit into play into outs in their 1,833 innings, ranking them 30th in pro baseball. The Los Angeles Angels have 611 putouts this season, in addition to 214 assists and 20 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .976 which has them sitting 29th in pro baseball, and they have turned 167 double plays.
Bundy has taken the mound for 710 innings and has earned 708 K's so far in his MLB career. Bundy (44-50 career record) has earned a FIP of 4.55 and he has gone up against 3,019 hitters during his time in the majors. His earned run average is 4.53 (357 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.293. He has given up 687 base knocks (8.7 hits per nine innings) and has had 231 free passes.
The Seattle Mariners have a team on-base percentage of .285 and a team batting average of .207 on the campaign. They have struck out on 244 occasions (7th in baseball) and have a total of 170 hits. Seattle has 27 home runs so far this year to go along with 100 runs batted in. The Mariners have a team slugging percentage of .364 and they score 4.04 runs per game (20th in baseball). They have 44 doubles, while taking a walk 80 times as well as racking up 105 runs.
The Mariners have a WHIP of 1.232 and have a FIP of 4.03 as a pitching staff so far this year. Their K/BB ratio is 2.19 (197 strikeouts against 90 free passes). They rank 18th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 185. They have yielded 22 home runs and they relinquish 4.31 runs per 9 innings (15th in baseball). The Seattle pitching staff have allowed 107 runs for the season and come in with a team ERA of 3.75 (93 earned runs relinquished).
Seattle has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 12 save chances and they have recorded 8 saves. They are ranked 14th in baseball with a save rate of 66.7%, and they have dispatched 76 bullpen pitchers to the mound so far this year. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 33 times in high leverage situations and on 24 occasions with runners on base. Seattle relievers have an inherited score percentage of 36.4% out of their 33 inherited base runners. With 23 save situations, the Mariners have compiled 11 holds and also 4 blown saves.
Out of their 2,016 innings on the field, the Mariners hold a defensive efficiency of 74.1% (1st in professional baseball). The Seattle Mariners have turned 18 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .993 (1st in baseball). The Mariners have recorded 237 assists, 6 errors and have a tally of 672 putouts during this campaign.
In his MLB career, Sheffield has surrendered 127 hits while he has accumulated 105 strikeouts in 116 frames. He has conceded a total of 60 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.517 and a FIP of 4.1. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.14 and he has faced 515 batters so far in his MLB career. Sheffield (5-6 career win-loss mark) holds a 4.66 ERA and has given up 9.9 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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