Mariners at Angels 7/12/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Seattle Mariners vs. Los Angeles Angels
MLB: 10:07 PM EST
Jul. 12, 2019
Latest Odds : LAA -135 O/U 8.5
The Seattle Mariners open a three-game series on the road Friday against the Los Angeles Angels. The Mariners lost to the Oakland A’s on Sunday 7-4 before the All-Star Game break. Seattle fell behind 5-0 in the first inning and could not bounce back. Omar Narvaez hit a two home runs and two RBI singles for the Mariners in the loss.
Los Angeles lost its second straight after falling to the Houston Astros on Sunday 11-10. Mike Trout hit a pair of home runs in the loss for the Angels. A collision at home plate knocked Angels’ catcher Jonathan Lucroy out of the game with a fractured nose and possible concussion, after Lucroy was run over by Houston’s Jake Marisnick.
Domingo Santana is leading Seattle with a .286 batting average, in hits with 102 and RBIs with 63. Daniel Vogelbach is the home run leader with 21. Seattle is averaging .243 at the plate while opposing hitters are averaging .269. On Friday, the Mariners will send Mike Leake to the mound. The right-hander this season is 7-7 with an ERA of 4.32, 83 Ks and 17 BBs.
Tommy La Stella leads the Angels with a .301 batting average. Mike Trout leads in home runs with 28, RBIs with 67 and hits with 91. Los Angeles is hitting .260 while opposing hitters are averaging .248. Los Angeles has not yet announced its starting pitcher for Friday’s series opener against the Mariners.
Recent Betting Trends:
Seattle is 9-25 in its last 34 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Mariners last 7
Los Angeles is 2-5 in its last 7 versus a right-handed starter
The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the Angels last 8 at home
Free Betting Pick: Seattle Mariners +115
Seattle has won 9 of the last 12 head-to-head with the Angels. The Mariners have won 10 of Mike Leake’s last 14 starts against an opponent with a losing record. Seattle has won 10 of its last 14 on the road versus an opponent with a losing record. The Angels have lost 5 of the last 7 versus a right-handed starter. Final Score Prediction, Seattle Mariners win 6-5.