Seattle Mariners vs. L.A. Angels Runline Pick
- Updated: September 16, 2014
Time: 10:05 PM EST Tuesday September 16, 2014 FSW
Location: Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Anaheim, California
The L.A. Angels host the Seattle Mariners in an American League West match up.
In their last games: In Game 1 of this 4 game series yesterday the Angels beat the Mariners 8-1.
The Angels scored 7 runs combined in the 3rd and 4th innings in their 8-1 win over the Mariners.
The Mariners are 7-6 against the Angels this season.
Here are some additional handicapping angles to ponder:
The Mariners are 1-4 in Roenis Elias’ last 5 starts.
The Angels qualified for the playoffs for the first time since the 2009 season with their win over the Mariners last night.
The Angels are 4-1 in their last 5 games against the Mariners.
In the last 7 games between these 2 teams in L.A. the total has gone Over 5 times.
Pitching Match Up
Seattle: Roenis Elias (10-12, 3.81 ERA)
Los Angeles: Cory Rasmus (3-1, 2.80 ERA
Money Line: Mariners -135 / Angels +125
Run Line: Mariners -1.5 +170
Total Line: Under 8.5 +100
Straight up and Against the Point Spread Records
Seattle Mariners: 80-69 SU / O/U 58-83 / Run Line W/L 85-64
L.A. Angels: 94-56 SU / O/U 74-71 / Run Line W/L 80-70
Key Betting Trends
• SEA is 8-3 in their last 11 road games.
• SEA is 1-5 in their last 6 overall.
• SEA has an Under record of 7-1-1 in their last 9 games.
• LA is 39-13 in their last 52 home games.
• LA is 5-0 in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a winning record.
• LA has an Over record of 9-3 in their last 12 games.
Key Player Injuries
Willie Bloomquist Right knee surgery on 60-day DL(7/24)
Ryan Brasier Right elbow strain on 60-day DL(3/21)
Sean Burnett Torn left UCL – out for season on 60-day DL(5/28)
C.J. Cron Sore wrist day-to-day(9/11)
Brian Moran Left elbow surgery – out for season on 60-day DL(3/21)
Albert Pujols Left game – left hamstring day-to-day(9/15)
Garrett Richards Torn left patellar tendon on 60-day DL(8/21)
Tyler Skaggs Left elbow surgery – out for season on 60-day DL(8/1)
The Angels crush lefties with top flight rankings in average, runs per 9 innings and on base and slugging percentage. They have beaten the Mariners’ rookie starter Roenis Elias in both of his career starts versus them. Los Angeles has won all of their starter’s Cory Rasmus 3 career starts and have won their last 9 games by more than 1 run.
Take the Los Angeles Angels -1.5 +155