Los Angeles Angels vs. Seattle Mariners - 9/30/17 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Seattle Mariners (77-83) at Los Angeles Angels (79-81)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 9:07 pm (Angel Stadium)
Andrew Moore (1-5) (5.34) vs. R Nolasco (6-15) (4.82)
The Line: Los Angeles Angels -135 / Seattle Mariners +125 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSW, RTNW
The Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Angels meet Saturday in MLB action at Angel Stadium.
The Seattle Mariners could use a feel good win after losing 10 of their last 13 games. The Mariners have allowed 15 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last nine games. The Seattle Mariners have lost nine straight games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Robinson Cano leads the Mariners with 164 hits and 97 RBI while Nelson Cruz and Jean Segura have combined for 315 hits and 163 RBI. Andrew Moore gets the ball, and he is 1-5 with a 5.34 ERA and 31 strikeouts this season. This will be Moore’s second career game against the Angels.
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The Los Angeles Angels also need a win after losing nine of their last 12 games. The Angels have scored 14 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last six games. The Los Angeles Angels have won eight of their last 11 games when scoring more than three runs. Andrelton Simmons leads the Angels with 163 hits and 69 RBI while Albert Pujols and Kole Calhoun have combined for 279 hits and 170 RBI. Ricky Nolasco gets the ball, and he is 6-15 with a 5.02 ERA and 141 strikeouts this season. Nolasco is 2-5 with a 4.71 ERA and 41 strikeouts in his career against the Mariners.
The Mariners are 22-10 in their last 32 vs. a team with a losing record, 2-7 in their last 9 vs. American League West and 0-5 in Moores last 5 starts. The Angels are 16-5 in their last 21 during game 2 of a series, 1-4 in Nolascos last 5 home starts and 7-20 in Nolascos last 27 starts. The Mariners are 2-5 in the last 7 meetings and the under is 3-1-1 in the last 5 meetings.
Both of these pitchers have been hit hard this season and Nolasco is a pitcher I usually try my best to avoid. However, Nolasco has allowed three or less runs in five of his last eight games and the Angels have been solid for the most part at home. The Mariners are just piling up the losses and haven't won a game with Moore on the mound since July 16. Moore also has an ERA of 5.93 on the road this season. Give me the Angels.