The suddenly red-hot Los Angeles Angels need to conquer their demons if they wish continue their improved play as of late. The Angels are just 2-6 in their past eight games against the Seattle Mariners, which includes an 11-8 loss in the series opener Friday.
- Mike Trout is 8-for-10 with two home runs in his career against Taijuan Walker.
- The OVER is 8-4 in the past 12 games between the Angels and Mariners.
- The UNDER is 6-2 in the Angels’ past eight games.
Tyler Skaggs’ last trip to the bump was his best of the season, as the lefty went 6.0 innings while surrendering just two hits and no runs. However, his record before that was spotty at best, as Skaggs had a 9.68 ERA in his four outings prior to his last start.
Taijuan Walker has not exactly been a world-beater, as he has struggled mightily this season. Walker has posted a 6.88 ERA since the All-Star break, though that was only through three starts as he was optioned to Triple-A for a bulk of that time.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Los Angeles Angels listed as underdogs of 118 at most sportsbooks, including Bodog. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8, check for odds updates at MyBookie.
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.8-3.6 result in favor of the Angels. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
69-65 Seattle battles the Angels, currently with a 59-75 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Seattle vs Los Angeles injuries news.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Seattle Mariners rated this week at No. 25 and the Los Angeles Angels sitting at No. 22.
The game also pits Seattle Mariners No. 11-rated offense, averaging 4.64 runs per game, against a Los Angeles Angels defense that ranks No. 22 at 4.67 in runs allowed per game. The Seattle Mariners have averaged 8.82 hits per game so far, less than Los Angeles Angels batters have averaged on the year (8.9 hits per game).
Defensively, Los Angeles features the No. 21-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.8 runs per game. Seattle, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 at home, scoring 4.58 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Los Angeles suffered a 11-8 loss against Seattle on Friday, as B Oberholtzer wasn’t able to lead his team to victory at Safeco Field.
- LA Angels is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
- LA Angels is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Angels’s last 8 games
- LA Angels is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
- Seattle is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
- Seattle is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle’s last 6 games
- Seattle is 11-5 ATS in its last 16 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Los Angeles at Seattle, Sunday, September 4th