Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners Prediction 5/31/2024

The Los Angeles Angels (21-35) travel to face off against the Seattle Mariners (31-27) on Friday, May 31st. This game will be played at T-Mobile Park in Seattle and televised on APLTV. Both the Angels and Mariners are looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. First pitch is set for 9:10 CT.

Angels vs Mariners

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Heading into their last game vs. the Yankees, the Angels closed out the series with an 8-3 loss. Los Angeles was the +150 underdog at home. Things started off well for the Angels, as they got on the board with a run in the 2nd inning but gave up the lead right away as the Yankees scored two runs in the top of the 2nd.

Patrick Sandoval put together a good start for the Angels, going six innings and giving up just two earned runs, and striking out seven. However, the Angels’ offense really struggled after their 2nd inning run, and Logan O’Hoppe’s solo homer in the 4th was the only other run they scored. The Angels finished with just four hits.

Los Angeles is 21-35 overall, putting them 5th in the AL West. They are nine games behind the Mariners for the division lead. The Angels lost the first two games of their series vs. the Yankees but won the final game.

At home, the Angels are just 7-21 this year, and they are only one game above .500 at 14-13 on the road. So far, they have really struggled in day games, going 5-16 this year. As the underdog, the Angels are 20-31 this year and just 1-4 when favored. Los Angeles’ overall series record is 4-13-1, and they have dropped two straight series.

Despite their overall run differential of -0.7 runs per game, the Angels have been a solid bet on the run line this season, going 32-24. They are 19-9 against the run line on the road, including a current streak of eight straight covers. As an underdog, they are 32-19 against the run line, while they are 0-5 as the favorite.

The Angels are on the road today against the Mariners, and the over/under line for the game is set at 7.5 runs. The combined run average in Angels games this season is 9.2 runs, and their over/under record is 31-24. The average over/under line in their games is 8 runs, but when the line is set at 7.5 runs, the over has hit in 75% of those contests. Overall, 91.1% of their games have had higher over/under lines than 7.5 runs.

José Soriano Gets The Start For The Angels

Right-hander José Soriano is getting the start for the Angels today as he faces the Mariners on the road. He has made 10 starts this season and has a record of 2-5 with a 3.61 ERA. Soriano’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.19. In his 10 starts, he has turned in three quality starts and is averaging 8.77 strikeouts per nine innings. The last time he took the mound, Soriano gave up four earned runs in six innings of work, taking the loss. Before that outing, he had not given up more than two earned runs in any of his previous three starts.

Angels Offense Breakdown

The Angels offense has been pretty good at hitting home runs this season, as they are 5th in the league in homers. Overall, they are averaging 4.2 runs per game, which is 18th in the league. As a team, they are batting .241, and their team on-base percentage of .303 is 18th in the league. So far, they have been pretty good at avoiding strikeouts.

Taylor Ward has been a bright spot for the Angels this season, as he is batting .271 with a team-high 11 homers and 34 RBIs. Mike Trout and Jo Adell are also tied for 2nd on the team with 10 homers apiece, but both are batting under .230 for the season. Over his last five games, Luis Rengifo has gone 8/19, and he is currently on a five-game hitting streak.

The Mariners will be looking to get back on track after closing out their series vs. the Astros with a 4-0 loss. This was especially tough, as it was Seattle’s third straight loss. Logan Gilbert got the start for the Mariners and took the loss. He only lasted six innings, giving up four earned runs on eight hits. Seattle’s offense scored a total of four runs in their three losses.

Ty France was the only bright spot for the Mariners, as he went 2/4 with two singles. Seattle’s other three hits were all singles, and the Mariners didn’t have any timely hitting, as they didn’t score a run. Going into the game, the Mariners were the slight favorite at -133 at home.

Seattle is hosting the Angels today with an overall record of 31-27, which has them leading the AL West. The Mariners currently hold a three-game lead over the Rangers for the top spot in the division. So far, they have gone 9-4 in divisional games this year.

The Mariners closed out their series with the Astros with a win and took the series 3-1. At home, the Mariners are 18-11 this year compared to a 13-16 mark on the road. As for their overall record, the Mariners have gone 17-14 as the favorite and 14-13 as the underdog. They have an overall series record of 9-7-2 this year.

When the Mariners win, they do so by an average of 3.0 runs per game, which is the best in baseball. In their losses, they lose by an average of 3.7 runs per game, which is the worst in baseball. Their run line record is 29-29, and they are 16-13 at home. As the favorite, they are 14-17 on the run line, and as the underdog, they are 15-12.

Seattle’s games have averaged 7.4 runs per game, but their over/under record is 21-34. When the line is set at 7.5 runs, their over/under record is 6-12. The over has hit in 46.6% of their games this season, and they have hit the under in four straight games.

Bryan Woo Gets The Start For The Mariners

Seattle’s Bryan Woo is set to take the mound at home against the Angels. Woo has been solid in his first three starts, as he has yet to allow an earned run. He picked up a win against the Yankees in his last outing, striking out 7 over 6 innings. In his first start of the year, he went 5 1/3 innings and gave up just 1 earned run.

Mariners Offense Breakdown

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Julio Rodríguez has been swinging a hot bat of late for the Mariners, going 10/37 in his last nine games with two homers and seven RBIs. For the season, he is batting .268 with four homers. Cal Raleigh leads the team with 11 homers but is batting just .205. Ty France and Mitch Haniger are both tied for 2nd on the team with six homers.

As a team, the Mariners are 29th in the league in scoring, averaging just 3.6 runs per game. They are also near the bottom of the league in batting average, on-base percentage, and OPS. Seattle’s offense has also struck out the most times in the league this season.

Angels vs Mariners Prediction

With the Angels going off at +140 on the money line, that is the direction we recommend going for today’s Angels vs. Mariners matchup. Our predicted final score is 5-4 in favor of the Angels, giving us a lot of value with the Angels to pick up the win.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Jose Soriano finishing with six strikeouts compared to Bryan Woo with seven. However, Woo is projected to go just four innings, while Soriano is projected to go six.

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