Moneyline favors Angels in battle with Mariners
Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners Odds
Los Angeles pays a visit to Seattle on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Mariners bats in baseball action at Safeco Field.
Brandon Maurer gets the call for the Seattle Mariners and he will try to build on a 1-3 mark. In the other dugout, Garrett Richards brings a 1-0 ledger to the game for the Angels as he tries to quiet the Mariners bats.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 15-ranked Mariners and the American League No. 7-rated Angels in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Seattle's American League No. 15-ranked scoring average of 3.2 runs per game, against a Angels offense rated No. 8 and scoring 4.4 runs per game in the league. The Mariners have averaged 7.7 hits per game to date this season, less than the Angels hitters have managed (9.8 per nine innings).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Seattle has the American League's No. 11-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Angels own the American League's No. 14 mark in runs allowed.
Los Angeles was a 11-3 loser in its last match at home against the Rangers. They lost as +136 underdogs, while the total score of 14 made winners of OVER bettors. The Angels endured a 11-3 loss at the hands of the Rangers on Wednesday, with Michael Roth throwing 3 1/3 innings of 6-hit ball at Angel Stadium.
Last time out for Seattle, they were a 10-3 loser as they battled the Astros on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Astros at -110 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Seattle looks to rebound from a loss to the Astros, who beat them 10-3 on Wednesday behind a start from Lucas Harrell at Minute Maid Park.
Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 7-3
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing LA Angels are 3-7
After playing Houston are 1-9
After a loss are 4-6
A few Angels at Mariners trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Angels' last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels' last 7 games on the road
LA Angels are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games when playing on the road against Seattle
LA Angels are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Seattle's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing LA Angels
Seattle is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
LA Angels at Seattle, Friday, April 26