Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 7/18/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Sunday, July 18, 2021
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports West
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (+113) Los Angeles (-128)
Angel Stadium is the venue where Patrick Sandoval and the Los Angeles Angels (45-45, 4th in AL West) will take on the Seattle Mariners (49-43, 3rd in AL West) on Sunday. The Angels open this game at -128 while the Mariners are priced at +113. The over/under opens at 8.5. The starting pitchers will be Logan Gilbert and Patrick Sandoval.
The Mariners have accounted for 132 doubles as a squad and have hit 112 balls out of the stadium. Seattle has a slugging rate of .380 and have been called out on strikes 873 times, while drawing a walk on 287 occasions. As a team, the Seattle Mariners are notching 4.1 runs per contest, which ranks them 24th in MLB. They have recorded 365 RBI's as well as 648 base knocks this year, while their batting average is .218. They have notched a total of 377 runs and have an OBP of .293.
The Mariners have a team ERA of 4.38 on the campaign (18th in the league), and they have rung up 751 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.57 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.29. Mariners pitchers have surrendered 103 home runs and also 426 total runs (20th in MLB). They have walked 292 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 4.21 as a team for the year.
The Mariners relievers have earned a save rate of 59.5% and has stepped onto the mound in 93 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 122 base runners this year and 29.5% of them ended up scoring. Mariners relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 90 times in addition to having 101 appearances in high leverage situations. The Mariners have sent 315 relievers to the mound so far this season. The relievers have a total of 51 holds this season (8th in baseball). They have earned 25 saves for the season and have not converted 17 out of their 42 save opportunities.
The Mariners have converted 69.7% of balls in play into outs out of 7,269 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 16th in the majors. The Seattle Mariners have a tally of 2,423 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 829 assists and 51 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .985 which has them sitting 10th in baseball, and have a total of 668 double plays.
Gilbert has taken the mound for 48 innings and has accumulated 53 K's during his pro baseball career. His ERA is 3.51 (19 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 0.966. He has given up 37 base hits (6.8 hits per nine innings) and has had 10 walks. Gilbert (3-2 win-loss record in his career) sits with a FIP of 3.19 and he has faced 195 batters during his time in the majors.
The Angels have a team SLG% of .440 and they are recording 4.89 runs per game (8th in MLB). They have hit 164 doubles, while taking a walk 246 times and notching 440 runs. Los Angeles has knocked in 124 home runs over the course of the season as well as 419 RBIs. They have been rung up on 771 occasions (20th in the league) and have a total of 787 hits. The Los Angeles Angels have accounted for an OBP of .319 and a batting average of .258 this year.
The Los Angeles pitching staff have yielded 467 runs on the season while having an ERA of 4.91 (432 earned runs given up). They have allowed 113 homers and they relinquish 5.31 runs per 9 innings (26th in the league). The Angels have a WHIP of 1.400 with a FIP of 4.36 as a staff this year. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.38 (849 strikeouts against 357 walks). They sit at 21st in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 751.
Los Angeles relievers hold an inherited score rate of 40.5% out of their 200 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 101 times in high leverage situations in addition to 135 occasions with base runners. With 80 save situations, the Angels have amassed 40 holds in addition to 16 blown saves. They are currently ranked 22nd in baseball holding a save rate of 59.0%, and they have dispatched 315 relievers to the mound on the campaign. Los Angeles has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 39 save chances and they have tallied 23 saves.
In their 7,125 innings on the field, the Angels hold a defensive efficiency of 67.9% (26th in MLB). The Los Angeles Angels have turned 75 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .983 (22nd in professional baseball). The Angels have 794 assists, 56 errors and have earned 2,375 putouts for the year.
Sandoval (3-12 career mark) holds a 4.64 ERA and has allowed 8.0 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.44 and he has faced 560 opposing batters in his pro baseball career. He has conceded a total of 68 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.311 and a FIP of 4.8. In his MLB career, Sandoval has given up 118 base hits while he has earned 134 K's in 132 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Seattle (+113)
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