Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 8/5/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Friday, August 5, 2022
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (+160) Seattle (-190)
T-Mobile Park is where the Seattle Mariners (57-49) will try to defeat the Los Angeles Angels (44-60) on Friday. The odds on this game have Los Angeles at +160 and Seattle is coming in at -190. The over/under comes in at 6.5. The expected starting pitchers are Patrick Sandoval and Robbie Ray.
Los Angeles is slugging .378 and have been called out on strikes 997 times, while drawing a walk on 318 occasions. They have earned 383 runs batted in and 788 hits on the campaign, while their average at the plate sits at .229. The Angels have compiled 139 doubles as a squad and have hit 112 baseballs out of the park. They are sitting with 402 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .300. As a team, the Los Angeles Angels are putting up 3.9 runs per game, which has them at 25th in the league.
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The Angels have an ERA of 3.93 for the season (18th in the league), and the staff has struck out 896 batters. They have walked 332 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 3.93 as a squad for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.70 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.26. Angels pitchers have conceded 110 home runs and also 441 total runs (13th in baseball).
The Angels have dispatched 321 relievers to the hill on the season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 177 runners so far this year with 37.9% of those players crossed home plate. They have compiled 23 saves for the season and have missed out on 16 of their 39 chances to save the game. The Angels bullpen have a save rate of 59.0% and has come into the game in 85 save situations. The relievers are sitting with 44 holds on the campaign (23rd in baseball). Angels relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 111 times in addition to having 98 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Angels have converted 70.0% of balls hit into play into outs in their 8,259 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 11th in baseball. The Los Angeles Angels have notched a total of 2,753 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 873 assists and 58 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .984 which is 16th in the majors, and have accumulated 85 double plays.
Sandoval has thrown 252 frames and has accounted for 266 K's in his career. His ERA is 4.13 (116 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.350. He has surrendered 233 hits (8.3 hits per 9 innings) and has 108 free passes. Sandoval (7-22 career mark) sits with a FIP of 4.03 and he has gone up against 1,092 hitters in the majors.
The Mariners hold a slugging percentage of .387 and they earn 4.08 runs per outing (22nd in the league). They have notched 160 two-baggers, while taking a walk 377 times as well as recording 433 runs. Seattle has hit 119 home runs on the year to go along with 415 RBIs. They have struck out on 906 instances (12th in the league) and have recorded 825 base hits. The Seattle Mariners have accounted for a team on-base percentage of .316 in addition to a team batting average of .234 on the year.
The Mariners hold a team WHIP of 1.222 with a FIP of 4.20 as a squad so far this year. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.87 (880 strikeouts against 307 free passes). They come in at 15th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 843. They have conceded 135 dingers and they give up 3.94 runs per 9 innings (6th in the league). The Seattle pitching staff have relinquished 412 runs on the season while holding an ERA of 3.69 (386 earned runs conceded).
Seattle has had relievers enter the contest in 37 save chances and they have come away with 27 saves. They sit at 5th in the league with a save percentage of 73.0%, and they have sent 353 relievers onto the diamond for the year. Their relief pitchers have come in 117 times in high leverage situations and on 84 occasions with runners on. Seattle relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 26.3% out of 114 inherited runners. Sitting with 94 save situations, the Mariners have recorded 56 holds in addition to 10 blown saves.
The Seattle Mariners have turned 77 double plays and have a fielding rate of .991 (1st in pro baseball). The Mariners have accrued 862 assists, 35 errors and have notched a total of 2,823 putouts so far this season. Out of their 8,469 innings on the diamond, the Mariners hold a efficiency on defense of 71.5% (4th in baseball).
So far in his MLB career, Ray has surrendered 1,020 base hits while he has accumulated 1,429 strikeouts in 1,158 frames. He has surrendered 516 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.308 and a FIP of 4.1. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.89 and he has faced 4,924 opposing batters during his MLB career. Ray (70-66 mark in his career) has a 4.01 ERA and has given up 7.9 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Seattle (-190)
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