Baseball odds preview - Los Angeles vs. Seattle

Los Angeles AngelsSeattle Mariners
Aug 23, 10:10 PM | GrassSafeco Field

Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners Odds

55-71TEAM RECORD59-67

The Seattle Mariners will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Los Angeles Angels invade Safeco Field on Friday.

It's a pitching duel between Felix Hernandez for the Mariners (12-6 on the year) and Garrett Richards for Los Angeles (2-3 so far).

View LA Angels vs Seattle Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Those going with the Mariners in this one found them listed as moneyline favorites of -183 at TopBet for Monday's contest. The total was hovering near 7 at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 13-ranked Mariners and the American League No. 9-rated Angels in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Angels rank No. 4 in the American League at 9.1 hits per game. That compares with Seattle’s No. 11 ranking in that category.

Seattle owns the American League's No. 12 defense, allowing 4.7 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles' American League No. 13-rated defense.

Los Angeles was a 3-1 loser in its last match at home against the Indians. They lost as +140 underdogs, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors. Los Angeles didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-1 to Cleveland on Wednesday at Angel Stadium.

Last time out for Seattle, they were a 5-3 winner as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mariners at +132 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Mariners grabbed a win last time out, defeating A.J. Griffin and the Athletics 5-3 on Wednesday at O.co Coliseum.

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing LA Angels are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

A few Angels at Mariners trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 14 of LA Angels' last 20 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels' last 6 games when playing Seattle
Seattle is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing at home against LA Angels
Seattle is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
LA Angels at Seattle, Saturday, August 24

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