Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 6/16/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Thursday, June 16, 2022
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
The Seattle Mariners (28-34) will try to beat the Los Angeles Angels (29-34) at T-Mobile Park on Thursday. The pitchers expected to start will be Shohei Ohtani and George Kirby.
Los Angeles has a slugging rate of .406 and have struck out 594 times, while drawing a walk on 198 occasions. They have 263 RBI's in addition to 508 hits on the campaign, and their team batting average is at .242. The Angels have earned 96 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 78 baseballs out of the stadium. They have earned 272 runs scored and have an OBP of .312. As a team, the Los Angeles Angels are notching 4.3 runs per game, which puts them at 17th in baseball.
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Angels pitchers have allowed 68 home runs and 265 total runs (18th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 197 opposing batters and their FIP is 4.12 as a squad this year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.51 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.23. The Angels are sitting with a team ERA of 3.90 so far this year (17th in the league), and their staff has struck out 494 hitters.
The Angels have dispatched 198 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 116 runners on the campaign with 40.5% of those players earned a run for their team. They have earned 15 saves on the year and have not converted 13 out of their 28 chances to save the game. The Angels relievers have compiled a save rate of 53.6% and has entered the game in 62 save situations. The relief pitchers have accumulated 33 holds so far this year (17th in baseball). Angels bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 74 times as well as having 63 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Los Angeles Angels have a tally of 1,669 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 559 assists and 38 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .983 which has them ranked 18th in the majors, and have accumulated 55 double plays. The Angels have converted 71.5% of balls in play into outs in their 5,007 innings, ranking them 7th in the majors.
Ohtani has taken the mound for 238 innings and has tallied 293 K's in his MLB career. His earned run average is 3.55 (94 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.151. He has surrendered 187 base hits (7.1 hits per 9 innings) with 87 free passes. Ohtani (17-9 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.53 while facing 984 opposing hitters in the major leagues.
Seattle has hit 67 home runs so far this season to go along with 244 runs batted in. They have put up 93 doubles, while getting a free base 228 times and putting up 253 runs. The Seattle Mariners have accumulated an OBP of .321 as well as a batting average of .237 on the season. The Mariners have a slugging percentage of .386 and they are earning 4.08 runs per game (23rd in the league). They have been rung up on 528 occasions (13th in MLB) and have notched a total of 492 base knocks.
The Mariners hold a team WHIP of 1.255 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.38 as a unit for the year. Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.73 (513 strikeouts vs 188 free passes). They are sitting at 15th in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 495. They have allowed 83 home runs and they concede 4.33 runs per 9 innings (19th in MLB). The Seattle pitching staff have allowed 262 runs this year while having a team ERA of 3.99 (241 earned runs given up).
Sitting with 47 save situations, the Mariners have recorded 28 holds in addition to 7 blown saves. Seattle has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 18 save chances and they have converted 11 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 59 times in high leverage situations in addition to 48 occasions with base runners. Seattle bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 33.9% out of their 62 inherited base runners. They are ranked 20th in the league holding a save rate of 61.1%, and they have sent 208 bullpen pitchers onto the field on the season.
The Seattle Mariners have gotten 43 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .989 (2nd in pro baseball). The Mariners have 511 assists, 24 errors and have earned a total of 1,634 putouts so far this season. Out of their 4,902 innings played, the Mariners hold a defensive efficiency of 71.2% (9th in baseball).
In his MLB career, Kirby has given up 38 base knocks while he has earned 35 K's in 37 innings. Kirby (1-1 record in his career) is the owner of a 3.65 earned run average while giving up 9.2 hits per 9 innings. He has given up 15 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.135 and having a FIP of 4.1. He has a K/BB ratio of 8.75 and he has faced 154 opposing batters so far in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Seattle
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