Los Angeles Angels vs. Seattle Mariners Betting Report

Los Angeles Angels vs. Seattle Mariners Betting Report

Written by on May 13, 2016

It’s a battle of American League West teams at Safeco Field on Saturday in the middle game of a three game MLB odds series. The Los Angeles Angels will take on the Seattle Mariners. The Angels are coming into the game fresh off a three game series sweep at home by the St. Louis Cardinals. The Angels are 13-21, and tied with the Houston Astros at the bottom of the American League West. For the Seattle Mariners, they have been one of the biggest surprises to start the season. The Mariners have won 21 out of their first 34 games, and sit in first place in the American League West.

How To Bet on the Angels vs. Mariners MLB Odds, TV and Game Info

When: Saturday, May 14, 9:10 PM ETWhere: Safeco Field in SeattleTV: FS-W, ROOT SportsPitching Matchups: Angels: Jhoulys Chacin (1-2) vs. Mariners: Hisashi Iwakuma (1-4)MLB Odds: TBA

Why Bet the Angels

The Angels have now dropped six straight games and 8 out of their last 9. In the three game series against the Cardinals, they allowed 25 runs. The Angels rank near the bottom in all offensive categories, with a .244 batting average. Mike Trout is batting .302, with 7 homeruns and 23 runs batted in. Albert Pujols is under .200 on the season, despite his homerun Thursday against his former teammates. The Angels pitching ranks 19th in the game with a 4.18 earned run average. The starting pitchers have just 12 quality starts.

Why Bet the Mariners

The red hot Seattle Mariners are coming off a three game sweep over the Tampa Bay Rays. Overall, Seattle has won four of their last five, and 8 out of their last 10. Seattle’s offense has seen Robinson Cano have a MVP type season, with a .303 batting average, 12 homeruns and 33 runs batted in. The Mariners are also getting sensational pitching, as they rank 4th with a 3.11 earned run average. Nathan Karns is on the mound for the Mariners. He is 3-1, with a 3.38 earned run average on the season

My Expert Pick + Prediction

This is the final game of the night on the Major League Baseball slate for Saturday. Jhoulys Chacin is making his first start for the Angels, since being traded over from the Atlanta Braves. The youngster will face Hisashi Iwakuma. Iwakuma is 1-4 on the season, and has struck out 36, while walking just 13. Look for Chacin to pitch well in his first start, and this will be a surprising low scoring game. In the end, the better team is the Mariners. Bet the Seattle Mariners -122 over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday.The final score prediction:Mariners 3 – Angels 2