Erasmo Ramirez, Jered Weaver take mound in Angels vs Mariners tilt
Los Angeles Angels
|67-86||September 20, 2013, 10:05 PM | Angel Stadium||74-78|
A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Seattle duelling Los Angeles on Friday at Angel Stadium.
The Angels will rely on Jered Weaver to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Erasmo Ramirez will be his counterpart for the Mariners. Jered Weaver is 10-8 this season, and Erasmo Ramirez is 5-2.
View Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Angels Odds and Stats.
On the MLB moneyline for this matchup, Los Angeles sat as -193 Favorite earlier in the day at Bovada. The total was set at 7.5, according to 5Dimes.
This game puts the Angels, most recently No. 7 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Mariners, who rate a No. 28 in the latest survey.
Seattle lost its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Tigers on September 19. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -194 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Seattle didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-4 to Detroit on Thursday at Comerica Park.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 5-4 winner on the road against the Athletics. Bettors on Los Angeles at +169 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Los Angeles needed extra innings to get the job done against the Athletics on Wednesday as the Angels defeated them 5-4 at O.co Coliseum.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Los Angeles owns the No. 5 ranking for hits at 9.2 per game. By contrast, the Mariners are rated No. 27 in the same category at 8.2 per game.
Los Angeles owns the No. 24 defense, allowing 4.59 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Seattle's No. 27-rated defense.
A few Mariners at Angels trends to consider:
Seattle is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
Seattle is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
LA Angels is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
LA Angels is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels's last 7 games at home
Seattle at Anaheim, Saturday, September 21st