Seattle Mariners vs. Los Angeles Angels - 8/11/17 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Angels (58-58) at Seattle Mariners (59-57)
MLB Baseball: Friday, August 11, 2017 at 10:10 pm (Safeco Field)
R Nolasco (5-12) (4.81) vs. Marco Gonzales (0-0) (12.28)
The Line: Seattle Mariners -101 / Los Angeles Angels -109 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSW, RTNW
The Los Angeles Angels and Seattle Mariners meet Friday in MLB action at Safeco Field.
The Los Angeles Angels look to stay hot after winning nine of their last 13 games. The Angels have scored 14 runs in their last three games and five or more runs in 10 of their last 13 games. The Los Angeles Angels have won nine of their last 11 games when scoring three or more runs. Andrelton Simmons leads the Angels with 129 hits and 52 RBI while Kole Calhoun and Yunel Escobar have combined for 197 hits and 78 RBI. Ricky Nolasco gets the ball, and he is 5-12 with a 5.09 ERA and 106 strikeouts this season. Nolasco is 2-4 with a 3.88 ERA and 36 strikeouts in his career against the Mariners.
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The Seattle Mariners look for a win here after winning eight of their last 12 games. The Mariners have scored 16 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight of their last 11 games. The Seattle Mariners have won seven of their last eight games when scoring more than three runs. Robinson Cano leads the Mariners with 114 hits and 75 RBI while Nelson Cruz and Jean Segura have combined for 223 hits and 124 RBI. Marco Gonzales gets the ball, and he is 0-0 with a 12.27 ERA and seven strikeouts this season. This will be Gonzales’ first career game against the Angels.
The Angels are 5-2 in their last 7 during game 2 of a series, 8-21 in their last 29 Friday games and 2-5 in their last 7 vs. American League West. The Mariners are 5-0 in their last 5 during game 2 of a series, 5-2 in their last 7 Friday games and 5-1 in their last 6 vs. American League West. The Angels are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings and the over is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings.
The Los Angeles Angels are quickly gaining steam with their recent play and the confidence is building by the game. Gonzales has only pitched 7.1 innings this season, and he's given up 13 hits and 10 runs in those innings. With the way the Angels are playing right now and the fact they won Thursday's game twice, you have to like Los Angeles to keep the train rolling. Gonzales has shown us nothing this season in limited time to consider backing him, even if he's at home.