Seattle Mariners host Los Angeles Angels in baseball action
Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners Odds
The Seattle Mariners host Los Angeles on Sunday, looking to build on their 10-16 mark against the 9-14 Angels in MLB betting action at Safeco Field.
The match puts starter Jason Vargas for the Angels on the hill facing Hisashi Iwakuma for the Mariners. Vargas brings a 0-2 mark to the game, while Iwakuma is 2-1 to date on the season.
The visitors were -108 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Mariners rated this week at No. 15 and the Angels sitting at No. 7.
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 3.3 runs per game, against a Angels offense rated No. 9 and scoring 4.2 runs per game in the league. The Mariners have averaged 8 hits per game to date this season, less than the Angels hitters have managed (9.5 per nine innings).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Seattle has the American League's No. 10-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Angels own the American League's No. 14 mark in runs allowed.
Los Angeles lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Mariners on April 27. Bettors who backed the Mariners at -154 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Los Angeles didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-2 to Seattle on Saturday at Safeco Field.
Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Oakland are 3-7
After playing Seattle are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Baltimore are 2-8
After playing LA Angels are 6-4
After a win are 2-8
A few Angels at Mariners trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 14 of LA Angels' last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 7 games on the road
LA Angels are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games
LA Angels are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games at home
Seattle is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing LA Angels
Seattle is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Seattle's last 15 games
LA Angels at Oakland, Monday, April 29
Seattle home to Baltimore, Monday, April 29