Mariners vs. Angels Prediction

Seattle Mariners vs. Los Angeles Angels, 7/27/18 Prediction & Odds

Will the Los Angeles Angels be able to develop a run toward a Wild Card playoff spot when they open a home series with the Seattle Mariners tonight at 10:07PM ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

977 Seattle Mariners at 978 Los Angeles Angels

Friday, July 27, 2018

10:07PM ET – Angel Stadium

TV: FSW (LA); RTNW (Sea)

Compare odds and from multiple different online sportsbooks and shop for the best lines at our new Baseball Odds & Betting Page.

Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers, the Angels are favored tonight, as they are getting odds of -140 to win, while the Mariners are getting odds of +130 to prevail. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 8.5 runs. The public betting for this game currently has 70 percent going on Seattle on the road. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.

Mariners holding steady

The Mariners are coming off a 3-2 win over the Giants on Wednesday, but they have alternated wins and losses over their last six games. Seattle is 61-41 overall and 27-22 on the road. The Mariners are putting up 4.21 runs per game on offense while allowing 4.20 per contest.

Wade LeBlanc will take the mound for the Mariners this evening. He has started 15 games this year and has a 6-1 record with a 3.44 ERA and a 1.13 WHIP. LeBlanc has pitched 96.2 innings this season and has 76 strikeouts with 19 walks.

Angels back to .500

After losing two at home to the White Sox, the Angels bounced back and salvaged a split of the 4-game series to get back to the .500 mark. Los Angeles is now 52-52 overall and 27-27 at home. The Angels are scoring 4.50 runs per game this season while allowing 4.19 per contest.

Andrew Heaney is taking the mound for the Angels tonight. He comes into the game with a 6-6 record over 18 starts. Heaney has a 3.66 ERA and a 1.15 WHIP. Over 108.1 innings of work, Heaney has 106 strikeouts with 32 walks.

MLB Betting Trends

Seattle

The Mariners have lost their last four road games and their last six games after a win. However, they have won 18 of LeBlanc’s last 22 starts on grass.

Los Angeles

The Angels are just 6-20 in their last 26 against a left-handed starter, but they have won Heaney’s last four home starts.

Prediction:

Seattle has been very good this season at winning close games. To have nearly an even runs for/runs against total and be 20 games over .500 says a lot. Tonight they have one of their best arms on the mound and he is a left, which has been an issue for Los Angeles this year. Heaney is a good pitcher in his own right, but I like Seattle’s ability to grind out wins better than LA’s. I think the Angels will struggle with LeBlanc and that opens the door for another close Seattle win.

 

The Pick: Seattle Mariners +130

Loading...

MLB Headlines

MLB Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Dodgers vs. Braves MLB Prediction Game 4 of the NLCS will take place between the Braves and Dodgers at 8:08 p.m. ET on Wednesday night. Will the Dodgers even up the series at two games apiece or is...
Thumbnail Astros vs. Red Sox Game 5 Prediction The ALCS is now all tied at two games apiece following the Astros’ come-from-behind victory over the Red Sox on Tuesday night. Who has the edge in Game 5 this...
Thumbnail Astros vs. Red Sox Game 4 Prediction The Boston Red Sox have taken a 2-1 series lead in their best-of-seven matchup with the Houston Astros after routing the visitors on Monday night. Will tonight’s game...
Thumbnail Braves vs. Dodgers Game 3 Prediction The Braves are up 2-0 on the Dodgers in the NLCS but will they take a commanding 3-0 series lead when the two teams play Game 3 on...
Thumbnail Astros vs. Red Sox Game 3 Prediction With the series now tied at one game apiece and shifting to historic Fenway Park, what’s the best play for Game 3 of the ALCS when the Red Sox host the Astros on...