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#977 Los Angeles Angels -120 vs.
#978 Seattle Mariners 10
Friday, July 19, 2019 at 10:10pm EDT
Written by Bosun Akinpelu

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The Seattle Mariners will be trying to snap their six-game losing streak when they face the Los Angeles Angels in the first game of their three-game weekend series on Friday night. The game will be played at T-Mobile Park and it is scheduled to begin at 10:10 PM. ET.

Mike Leake, 7-8, 4.60 ERA, will get the start for the Mariners. The Angels have not announced their starter for this game.

(This preview was written before Thursday’s game was played).

Angels Going For Sixth Win In Seven Games

The Angels played well over the last week, winning five of their last six games. They will try to keep the momentum going and reduce their 10-game deficit in the AL West with a win over the struggling Mariners, which will give them their sixth win in their last seven games.

Los Angeles has been a solid offensive team this season. The team’s .262 batting average is eighth in the league. Their .338 on-base percentage is fifth, while their .444 slugging percentage is 12th in the league. The 503 runs they have scored is 10th in the league.

Mike Trout continues to dominate opposing pitchers and leads the Angels with a .305 batting average, 30 homers, and 75 RBI.

Los Angeles’ pitching hasn’t been very good this season. Opponents have a .247 batting average against the Angels, which is 13th in the league. Their 4.88 ERA is 21st, while their 14 quality starts is 30th in the league.

Mariners Looking For Second Win In 11 Games

The Mariners continue to struggle and currently sit at the bottom of the AL West 12 games behind the Angels, who are in fourth place. They will try to end their current losing streak with a win over the Angels, which will give them their second win in their last 11 games.

Seattle has been inconsistent offensively. The team’s .241 batting average is 25th in the league. Their .317 on-base percentage is 20th, while their .443 slugging percentage is 14th in the league. The 488 runs they have scored is 13th in the league.

Domingo Santana leads the Mariners with a .277 batting average and 64 RBI, while Daniel Vogelbach leads the team with 21 homers.

Seattle’s pitching has been worse than the team’s offense. Opponents have a .271 batting average against the Mariners, which is 27th in the league. Their 5.36 ERA is 28th, while their 35 quality starts are 19th in the league.

In his last start, Leake gave up eight hits and seven runs in 0.2 innings, leading to a 13-0 loss to the Los Angeles Angels. The team will need a significantly better start from him in order to win this game.

Best Bets for this Game

Full-Game Side Bet

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The Mariners are not playing well right now and have lost four of their last five games. They have also struggled against teams with winning records, losing 22 of their last 28 home games against such teams. The Angels are on a roll and have won five of their last six games. They have also dominated teams with losing home records, winning 21 of their last 29 road games against them.

Prediction: Los Angeles Angels

Full-Game Total Pick

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The Angels have played over the total in five of their last seven games and in four of their last five games against teams with losing records. The Mariners have played over the total in five of their last six games and in Leake’s last six starts when he pitches in the first game of a series.

Prediction: Over

First Five Innings Side Pick

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The Angels will win the first five innings of this game because they have outplayed the Mariners in the first five innings of their last three games, averaging 4.67 runs per game while the Mariners average two runs per game.

Prediction: Los Angeles Angels

First Five Innings Total Bet

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The Angels and Mariners are averaging 6.67 combined runs per game in the first five innings of their last three games and they will play over the first five-inning total in this game if they maintain their current scoring pace.

Prediction: Over

Written By Bosun Akinpelu

I am very passionate about sports, so I kind of feel bad that I get paid to do this. As someone who minored in Mathematics, I have a lot of faith in numbers, and make my picks based on stats and not emotions. I've been successfully picking winners for quite some time, so stick with me if you want to get paid.