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Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners Odds
The Seattle Mariners battle the visiting Los Angeles Angels on Friday in MLB betting action at Safeco Field.
Jerome Williams, with a record of 4-4 on the season, gets the ball for the Angels, while the Mariners trot Joe Saunders to the mound in this one. He is 7-8 so far in 2013.
The Angels were listed as -102 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Mariners at No. 13 in the American League and the Angels at No. 7 in the American League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Seattle's No. 13-rated American League offense, averaging 3.9 runs per game, against a Angels defense that ranks No. 12 in the American League at 4.6 in runs allowed per game. The Mariners have averaged 8.4 hits per game so far, less than Angels batters have averaged on the year (9.3 hits per game).
Seattle owns the American League's No. 10 defense, allowing 4.6 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles' American League No. 12-rated defense.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 13-2 winner on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on Los Angeles at -127 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (15) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Los Angeles routed Chicago on Wednesday by a 13-2 score at Wrigley Field, plating runs all day in baseball betting action.
Last time out for Seattle, they were an 8-7 loser as they battled the Red Sox at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at -130 were rewarded, while the 15 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Seattle lost in extra innings against the Red Sox on Thursday as Boston edged them 8-7 at Safeco Field.
Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing Chi Cubs are 5-4
After a win are 7-3
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing LA Angels are 3-7
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
A few Angels at Mariners trends to consider:
LA Angels are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games on the road
LA Angels are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Seattle
LA Angels are 11-3 SU in their last 14 games
LA Angels are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 6 games
Seattle is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against LA Angels
Seattle is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
LA Angels at Seattle, Saturday, July 13