Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 6/5/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Saturday, June 5, 2021
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports West
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (+100) Los Angeles (-125)
Angel Stadium is the site where Alex Cobb and the Los Angeles Angels (25-31, 4th in AL West) will play the Seattle Mariners (29-29, 3rd in AL West) on Saturday. The odds on this game have the Mariners coming in at +100 and the Angels are at -125. The over/under has been set at 7.5. The pitchers taking the mound are Yusei Kikuchi and Alex Cobb.
Seattle is slugging .367 and have been called out on strikes 536 times, while being walked on 180 occasions. They have 214 runs batted in in addition to 382 base knocks so far this year, and their team batting average sits at .208. The Mariners have compiled 92 two-baggers as a squad and have smacked 65 baseballs out of the stadium. They have a total of 220 runs while holding a team OBP of .284. As a team, the Seattle Mariners are notching 3.8 runs per game, which puts them at 26th in baseball.
The Mariners hold a team ERA of 4.46 on the campaign (22nd in the league), and their staff has rung up 457 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.42 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.29. Mariners pitchers have relinquished 62 home runs and 270 total runs (23rd in MLB). They have walked 189 batters and their FIP is 4.21 as a team this season.
The Mariners bullpen have a save percentage of 63.0% and stepped onto the hill in 66 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 88 runners on the season with 33.0% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. Mariners relief pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 59 times and also have had 67 appearances in high leverage situations. The Mariners have sent 192 relievers to the mound on the year. The bullpen have a total of 39 holds on the campaign (3rd in baseball). They have earned 17 saves on the season and have blown 10 of their 27 save opportunities.
The Seattle Mariners have accumulated 1,514 putouts for the season, as well as 532 assists and 33 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .984 which is 12th in baseball, and have accumulated 420 double plays. The Mariners have turned 70.2% of baseballs in play into outs out of 4,542 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 11th in pro baseball.
Kikuchi has taken the mound for 271 frames and has racked up 224 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 5.04 (152 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.367. He has given up 281 hits (9.3 hits per nine innings) and has had 90 walks. Kikuchi (11-18 career mark) sits with a FIP of 5.01 and he has gone up against 1,163 opposing hitters in the majors.
The Los Angeles Angels are sitting with an OBP of .306 as well as a batting average of .244 over the course of the season. They have struck out on 478 occasions (21st in the league) and have totaled 455 base hits. Los Angeles is sitting with 68 HRs for the year to go along with 235 RBIs. The Angels hold a team slugging % of .408 and they tally 4.45 runs per outing (13th in baseball). They have recorded 85 doubles, while walking 146 times and putting up 249 runs.
The Angels are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.433 in addition to having a FIP of 4.46 as a pitching staff so far this year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.40 (542 strikeouts against 226 bases on balls). They are sitting at 25th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 472. They have conceded 77 dingers and they allow 5.45 runs per 9 innings (28th in MLB). The Los Angeles pitching staff have relinquished 295 runs so far this season while having an ERA of 5.01 (271 earned runs relinquished).
Sitting with 42 save situations, the Angels have accumulated 21 holds in addition to 9 blown saves. Los Angeles has had bullpen pitchers enter the contest in 21 save opportunities and they have converted 12 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 54 times in high leverage situations and on 81 occasions with runners on. Los Angeles bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 39.5% out of their 114 inherited runners. They rank 21st in the league with a save percentage of 57.1%, and they have dispatched 196 relief pitchers onto the field on the season.
Out of their 4,389 innings on the field, the Angels hold a defensive efficiency of 67.0% (29th in baseball). The Los Angeles Angels have twisted 46 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .978 (30th in pro baseball). The Angels have racked up 477 assists, 44 errors and are sitting with 1,463 putouts over the course of the season.
Cobb (58-59 career record) has earned a 3.87 ERA and has surrendered 8.8 hits per nine innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.73 and he has faced 3,988 batters in his career. He has given up a total of 409 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.268 and having a FIP of 4.0. In his career, Cobb has surrendered 926 base hits while totaling 761 K's in 950 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-125)
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