Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 8/3/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Thursday, August 3, 2023
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports SoCal
The Los Angeles Angels (56-52) will try to beat the Seattle Mariners (55-52) at Angel Stadium on Thursday. The expected starting pitchers are Bryan Woo and Shohei Ohtani.
The Mariners have accumulated 188 two-baggers as a team and have hit 128 baseballs out of the park. Seattle has a slugging percentage of .398 and have struck out 1,060 times, while being walked on 355 occasions. As a team, the Seattle Mariners are notching 4.5 runs per contest, which is 14th in the league. They have amassed 468 RBI's and 840 hits on the season, while their team batting average is at .234. They have tallied 485 runs scored while having a team OBP of .313.
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The Mariners have compiled a team ERA of 3.82 on the season (4th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 973 batters. Mariners pitchers have relinquished 117 home runs and also 447 total runs (7th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 279 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.80 as a team over the course of the season. Seattle has surrendered 860 hits (8.1 per 9 innings) as well as 406 earned runs. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.49 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.19.
Mariners bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with opponents on base 98 times in addition to having 110 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have tallied 63 holds on the season (10th in the league). The Mariners bullpen have a save percentage of 65.0% and has entered the game in 104 save situations. They have tallied 26 saves so far this year and have blown 14 of 40 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 127 runners for the season with 26.8% of them earned a run for their team. The Mariners have sent 360 relievers to the mound so far this year.
The Mariners have converted 69.7% of balls hit into play into outs in their 8,607 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 9th in professional baseball. The San Francisco Giants have earned a total of 2,869 putouts on the campaign, as well as 908 assists and 53 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .986 which ranks 15th in baseball, and they have twisted 79 double plays.
Woo has thrown 49 innings and has racked up 54 K's thus far in his career. Woo (1-3 career mark) sits with a FIP of 4.29 while going up against 209 batters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.96 (27 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.265. He has surrendered 47 base hits (8.6 hits per 9 innings) and has 15 walks.
Los Angeles has a total of 166 HRs on the campaign to go along with 515 runs batted in. They have put up 171 doubles, while getting a free base 380 times and earning 534 runs. The Los Angeles Angels have recorded a team OBP of .333 in addition to a team batting average of .256 this season. The Angels have a team slugging percentage of .447 and they are earning 4.94 runs per game (7th in baseball). They have struck out on 997 occasions (4th in the league) and have accounted for 941 base hits.
The Angels have a team WHIP of 1.354 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.47 as a unit this season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 9.20 (979 strikeouts vs 398 walks). They have a ranking of 19th in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 896. They have allowed 133 long balls and they relinquish 4.80 runs per 9 innings (20th in MLB). The Los Angeles pitching staff have surrendered 510 runs over the course of the season while holding an ERA of 4.35 (462 earned runs relinquished).
Los Angeles bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 41.3% out of 143 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have come in 107 times in high leverage situations and also on 86 occasions with base runners. With 121 save situations, the Angels have compiled 70 holds and 17 blown saves. They sit at 12th in baseball with a save rate of 66.0%, and they have sent 317 bullpen pitchers to the mound over the course of the season. Los Angeles has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 50 save opportunities and they have come away with 33 saves.
The Los Angeles Angels have gotten 84 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .984 (23rd in professional baseball). The Angels have accrued 887 assists, 62 errors and have a total of 2,868 putouts so far this season. In 8,604 innings on the diamond, the Angels have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 68.8% (18th in pro baseball).
Thus far in his career, Ohtani has surrendered 342 hits while accumulating 597 strikeouts in 470 innings. He has allowed 161 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.084 and having a FIP of 3.3. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.55 and he has faced 1,908 opposing batters during his MLB career. Ohtani (37-19 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a 3.08 ERA while conceding 6.5 hits per 9 innings.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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