Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 9/18/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Sunday, September 18, 2022
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports SoCal
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (-115) Los Angeles (-105)
Angel Stadium is the location where the Los Angeles Angels (62-82) will try to beat the Seattle Mariners (80-63) on Sunday. The odds on this game have the Mariners at -115 and the Angels are at -105. The betting total comes in at 9. The pitchers taking the mound are Marco Gonzales and Reid Detmers.
As a team, the Seattle Mariners are knocking in 4.2 runs per game, which puts them at 20th in baseball. They have accumulated 602 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .313. The Mariners have hit 203 doubles as a team and have hit 176 balls out of the stadium. They have accounted for 577 runs batted in in addition to 1,090 base knocks on the season, and their team batting average is at .229. Seattle is slugging .390 and have been called out on strikes 1,218 times, while taking a walk on 518 occasions.
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Mariners pitchers have relinquished 163 home runs and 534 total runs (4th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 392 opposing players and their FIP is 3.88 as a team on the campaign. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 3.14 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.19. The Mariners have a team earned run average of 3.48 for the year (5th in the league), and the staff has struck out 1,231 hitters.
The Mariners relievers have accumulated a save percentage of 74.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 132 save situations. The relievers have inherited 141 base runners on the season with 24.8% of those players ended up scoring. Mariners bullpen pitchers have entered the game with players on base 112 times as well as having 160 appearances in high leverage situations. The Mariners have sent 475 relief pitchers to the mound this season. The bullpen have notched 81 holds on the campaign (11th in MLB). They have compiled 37 saves on the campaign and have blown 13 of their 50 save opportunities.
The Mariners have turned 71.0% of balls hit into play into outs in their 11,511 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 4th in pro baseball. The Seattle Mariners have earned a total of 3,837 putouts on the year, as well as 1,166 assists and 59 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .988 which has them sitting 2nd in the majors, and they have twisted 102 double plays.
Gonzales has taken the mound for 819 frames and is sitting with 616 K's thus far in his career. Gonzales (61-46 win-loss record in his career) holds a FIP of 4.37 while going up against 3,451 batters during his time in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.03 (367 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.274. He has allowed 829 base knocks (9.1 hits per nine innings) and has 215 walks.
Los Angeles has accounted for 173 HRs over the course of the season to go along with 531 RBIs. They have recorded 186 two-baggers, while walking 410 times as well as putting up 553 runs. The Los Angeles Angels have accumulated a team on-base percentage of .294 and a team batting average of .229 for the season. The Angels hold a slugging % of .387 and they are recording 3.84 runs per game (26th in baseball). They have struck out on 1,386 instances (1st in baseball) and have earned a total of 1,103 hits.
The Angels have a team WHIP of 1.261 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.08 as a squad on the year. They come in at 8th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 1,124. The Los Angeles pitching staff have conceded 608 runs for the season while holding a team ERA of 3.86 (548 earned runs allowed). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.49 (1,212 strikeouts vs 486 free passes). They have relinquished 157 homers and they concede 4.29 runs per 9 innings (15th in baseball).
Los Angeles relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 36.1% out of 230 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 141 times in high leverage situations and on 147 occasions with runners on base. With 121 save situations, the Angels have recorded 63 holds and also 26 blown saves. They sit at 29th in baseball with a save rate of 53.6%, and they have dispatched 434 relief pitchers to the hill for the year. Los Angeles has had relievers step onto the hill in 56 save chances and they have recorded 30 saves.
The Los Angeles Angels have gotten 124 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .986 (14th in MLB). The Angels have accrued 1,236 assists, 72 errors and have notched a total of 3,831 putouts for the season. In their 11,493 innings on the field, the Angels are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 70.8% (6th in pro baseball).
Detmers (6-8 career mark) has earned a 4.38 ERA and has surrendered 8.1 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.35 and he has gone up against 571 hitters so far in his pro baseball career. He has given up 65 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.302 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.4. In his career, Detmers has given up 120 hits and he has 127 K's in 133 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-105)
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