Los Angeles Angels vs. Seattle Mariners - 9/25/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Seattle Mariners (74-78) at Los Angeles Angels (79-74)
MLB Baseball: Friday, September 25, 2015 at 10:05 pm (Angel Stadium)
V Nuno (1-3) (3.64) vs. G Richards (14-11) (3.73)
The Line: Los Angeles Angels / Seattle Mariners --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-West, ROOT-Northwest
The Los Angeles Angels and the Seattle Mariners face off on Friday in Anaheim in game one of their MLB series of American League West teams.
The Los Angeles Angels are still competing for a post-season berth but there is little room for error at this point. The Angels are 6-4 in their last 10 games, 44-31 at home, and they trail the Astros by 1.5 games for the final Wildcard spot in the AL. As a team the Angels are hitting .243 with Mike Trout hitting .294, Erick Aybar hitting .269, and Kole Calhoun hitting .260. The Angels pitching staff has an ERA of 3.95 with the starters at 4.03 and the bullpen at 3.81. For game one against the Mariners the Angels start Garrett Richards who has allowed 168 hits and 78 earned runs while striking out 155 over 188.1 innings for a 14-11 record and a 3.73 ERA.
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The Seattle Mariners are closing out a disappointing season as they best they can hope for is to finish above .500. The Mariners are 6-4 in their last 10 games, 40-37 on the road, and they are 5.5 games back in the AL Wildcard. As a team the Mariners are hitting .250 with Nelson Cruz hitting .310, Robinson Cano hitting .282, and Kyle Seager hitting .274. The Mariners pitching staff has an ERA of 4.13 with the starters at 4.16 and the bullpen at 4.08. For game one against the Angels the Mariners start Vidal Nuno who has allowed 59 hits and 24 earned runs while striking out 49 over 59.1 innings for a 1-3 record and a 3.64 ERA.
Los Angeles is 5-0 in their last five hone games following a road trip of seven or more games, 44-21 following an off day, and 28-11 in Richards last 39 hone starts. Seattle is 8-2 in their last eight road games, 7-3 against a team with a winning record, and 4-9 in game one of a series. Seattle is 28-58 in their last 86 games in Los Angeles.
Nuno was announced late as the starter so there is no line for this game yet but please check back shortly after the odds are posted and I will update this with my free pick.