Jerome Williams out to silence Mariners bats in MLB contest


Seattle Mariners

Los Angeles Angels
67-87 September 21, 2013, 09:05 PM | Angel Stadium 75-78



A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Seattle duelling Los Angeles on Saturday at Angel Stadium.

Los Angeles hands the ball to starter Jerome Williams in this one and he'll try to improve on his 8-10 mark on the year. Seattle counters with Joe Saunders, who will try to quiet the fans and the Angels bats at the same time.

View Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Angels Odds and Stats.

The visitors were 146 moneyline Underdog in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.

It's a baseball betting matchup between the No. 7-rated Angels and the league No. 28-ranked Mariners, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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The Mariners were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Angels. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -129 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Seattle lost in extra innings against the Angels on Friday as Los Angeles edged them 3-2 at Angel Stadium.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 6 ranked offense (4.58 runs per game) against a Mariners defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 27 at 4.66 runs allowed per game. The Angels have been averaging 9.21 hits per game, more than the Mariners have managed so far this season (8.19 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Los Angeles has the No. 24-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Mariners own the No. 27 mark in runs allowed.

A few Mariners at Angels trends to consider:
Seattle is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
LA Angels is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games


Next up:
Seattle at Anaheim, Sunday, September 22nd
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