Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 9/26/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports West
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (+105) Los Angeles (-141)
Marco Gonzales and the Seattle Mariners (85-69, 2nd in AL West) head to Angel Stadium on Sunday where they'll meet the Los Angeles Angels (73-81, 4th in AL West). The Angels open this game at -141 while the Mariners are coming in at +105. The over/under is set at 7.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Marco Gonzales and Shohei Ohtani.
Seattle has a slugging rate of .385 and have been rung up 1,429 times, while taking a walk on 509 occasions. They have recorded 636 runs batted in in addition to 1,143 base knocks so far this year, and their team batting average comes in at .225. The Mariners have hit 218 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 193 balls out of the park. They have earned 660 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .302. As a team, the Seattle Mariners are notching 4.3 runs per game, which has them at 23rd in the league.
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The Mariners have compiled a team earned run average of 4.30 on the year (16th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 1,259 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 458 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 4.25 as a squad this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.75 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.28. Mariners pitchers have given up 187 home runs and also 712 runs in total (16th in baseball).
Mariners pitchers have come into the game with runners on 156 times in addition to having 207 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 94 holds over the course of the season (5th in the league). The Mariners relievers have compiled a save rate of 60.8% and has stepped onto the mound in 173 save situations. They have compiled 48 saves over the course of the season and have blown 31 of their 79 chances to save the game. The relievers have inherited 209 runners this season and 30.1% of those runners ended up scoring. The Mariners have dispatched 549 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign.
The Seattle Mariners have accounted for 4,108 putouts on the campaign, as well as 1,325 assists and 75 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .986 which is 8th in baseball, and have accumulated 1,112 double plays. The Mariners have turned 69.8% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 12,324 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 13th in the majors.
Gonzales (50-32 mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.23 while he has gone up against 2,721 batters in the majors. He has surrendered 658 hits (9.2 hits per 9 innings) and has 165 walks. His earned run average is 4.10 (295 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.272. Gonzales has pitched in 647 innings and has tallied 518 punch outs in his MLB career.
The Angels have a team slugging percentage of .408 and they average 4.42 runs per game (17th in baseball). They have hit 255 two-baggers, while taking a walk 434 times and racking up 680 runs. Los Angeles has a total of 183 home runs this season to go along with 648 RBIs. They have struck out on 1,331 instances (15th in MLB) and have a total of 1,265 base knocks. The Los Angeles Angels have an on-base percentage of .309 in addition to a batting average of .245 over the course of the season.
The Angels have a WHIP of 1.389 and have a FIP of 4.30 as a squad on the season. They rank 22nd in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 1,309. The Los Angeles pitching staff have yielded 774 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 4.73 (711 earned runs yielded). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.44 (1,389 strikeouts against 569 walks). They have surrendered 184 dingers and they concede 5.15 runs per 9 innings (23rd in baseball).
Los Angeles relievers have an inherited score percentage of 38.0% of 345 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 161 times in high leverage situations in addition to 228 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 131 save situations, the Angels have accrued 67 holds and 24 blown saves. They are ranked 15th in the league holding a save rate of 61.3%, and they have dispatched 531 bullpen pitchers to the mound on the campaign. Los Angeles has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 62 save chances and they have earned 38 saves.
The Los Angeles Angels have turned 124 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .984 (19th in baseball). The Angels have racked up 1,340 assists, 86 errors and have accumulated 4,058 putouts so far this year. In their 12,174 innings on the diamond, the Angels have a efficiency on defense of 68.0% (29th in pro baseball).
In his MLB career, Ohtani has given up 134 base hits while totaling 212 K's in 176 innings pitched. He has given up a total of 71 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.177 and having a FIP of 3.7. His K/BB ratio is 2.86 and he has gone up against 733 batters during his MLB career. Ohtani (13-5 career record) has a 3.62 earned run average while surrendering 6.8 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-141)
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