Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 8/7/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Sunday, August 7, 2022
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (+145) Seattle (-170)
The Seattle Mariners (57-50) will try to defeat the Los Angeles Angels (45-61) at T-Mobile Park on Sunday. The odds on this game have Los Angeles at +145 while Seattle opens at -170. The total has been set at 7.5. The men taking the mound are Tucker Davidson and Marco Gonzales.
Los Angeles has a slugging rate of .383 and have been rung up 1,019 times, while being walked on 322 occasions. They have earned 394 runs batted in and 805 hits this year, while their average at the plate comes in at .229. The Angels have hit 141 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 120 baseballs out of the park. They have notched a total of 413 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .300. As a team, the Los Angeles Angels are scoring 3.9 runs per game, which ranks them 24th in the league.
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The Angels have a team earned run average of 3.96 this year (17th in the league), and their staff has struck out 915 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 346 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 3.95 as a squad on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.64 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.26. Angels pitchers have allowed 112 long balls and also 452 runs in total (14th in MLB).
The Angels have dispatched 329 relief pitchers to the mound over the course of the season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 180 runners this season and 37.2% of them ended up crossing the plate. They have compiled 24 saves on the season and have missed out on 17 of 41 save chances. The Angels relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 58.5% and has entered the game in 89 save situations. The relievers have racked up 46 holds over the course of the season (23rd in the league). Angels bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with opponents on base 114 times as well as having 101 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Angels have converted 70.1% of balls in play into outs out of 8,430 innings, ranking them 11th in pro baseball. The Los Angeles Angels have accumulated 2,810 putouts so far this season, as well as 896 assists and 58 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .985 which has them sitting 16th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 89 double plays.
Davidson (1-3 record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 5.04 and he has faced 170 hitters in the majors. He has surrendered 33 base knocks (8.0 hits per 9 innings) with 25 walks. His ERA is 5.11 (21 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.568. Davidson has taken the mound for 37 innings and has racked up 30 K's during his career.
The Mariners hold a slugging percentage of .385 and they score 4.07 runs per outing (23rd in MLB). They have 161 doubles, while getting a free base 383 times and putting up 436 runs. Seattle has accumulated 119 home runs so far this season and 418 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 915 occasions (13th in the league) and have a total of 831 base hits. The Seattle Mariners have tallied an on-base percentage of .316 in addition to a batting average of .233 so far this year.
The Mariners are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.220 and have a FIP of 4.18 as a pitching staff on the year. They are sitting at 12th in baseball as a staff in total hits allowed with 851. The Seattle pitching staff have surrendered 416 runs this year while holding a team ERA of 3.68 (389 earned runs conceded). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.89 (893 strikeouts against 309 walks). They have surrendered 136 homers and they concede 3.94 runs per 9 innings (6th in the league).
Seattle has had relievers step onto the mound in 37 save chances and they have converted 27 saves. They are ranked 4th in baseball holding a save rate of 73.0%, and they have sent 356 bullpen pitchers to the hill this year. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 118 times in high leverage situations in addition to 85 occasions with base runners. Seattle relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 26.3% out of 114 inherited runners. With 94 save situations, the Mariners have accumulated 56 holds in addition to 10 blown saves.
In their 8,559 innings on the field, the Mariners have earned a defensive efficiency of 71.5% (4th in the majors). The Seattle Mariners have turned 78 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .991 (1st in pro baseball). The Mariners have recorded 874 assists, 35 errors and have amassed 2,853 putouts over the course of the season.
So far in his career, Gonzales has given up 789 hits while he has totaled 593 K's in 778 innings. He has given up a total of 350 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.282 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.4. His K/BB ratio is 2.84 and he has faced 3,282 batters during his pro baseball career. Gonzales (57-44 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a 4.05 ERA while conceding 9.1 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Seattle (-170)
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