Seattle Mariners at Los Angeles Angels
|Date & Time||Saturday July 13, 2019, 9:07 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Seattle Mariners / Los Angeles Angels -- Over/Under:
The Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Angels meet Saturday in MLB action at Angel Stadium.
The Seattle Mariners could use a win after losing nine of their last 11 games. The Mariners have scored 10 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last 11 games. The Seattle Mariners have lost eight straight games when scoring four or more runs. Domingo Santana leads the Mariners with 102 hits and 63 RBI while Omar Narvaez and Mallex Smith have combined for 144 hits and 59 RBI. The Seattle Mariners didn’t list a starting pitcher at the time this article was published.
The Los Angeles Angels look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Angels have scored 23 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight of their last 13 games. The Los Angeles Angels have won eight of their last nine games when scoring four or more runs. Mike Trout leads the Angels with 94 hits and 73 RBI while David Fletcher and Tommy La Stella have combined for 176 hits and 74 RBI. Matt Harvey gets the ball, and he is 2-4 with a 7.50 ERA and 35 strikeouts this season. This will be Harvey’s first career game against the Mariners.
The Mariners are 6-14 in their last 20 during game 2 of a series, 2-6 in their last 8 games following a loss and 1-10 in their last 11 Saturday games. The Angels are 41-19 in their last 60 vs. a team with a losing record and 4-0 in Harveys last 4 starts vs. a team with a losing record. The Mariners are 9-4 in the last 13 meetings in Los Angeles and the over is 4-1-1 in the last 6 meetings. The over is 3-1-1 in Angels last 5 overall. The under is 8-3-1 in Mariners last 12 overall.
Harvey isn't the pitcher I'm trying to get behind, especially with him not pitching in nearly two months due to a upper back strain, but backing the Mariners seems like an even worse option. The Mariners are back to having issues finding ways to finish games and their pitching staff gets tagged pretty good most nights. The M's really know how to put a massive losing stretch together, as they look like the team we saw in May. The Los Angeles Angels are coming off an emotional no-hitter victory in their first home game since the death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs. It's the type of win that could carry positive vibes and lead to a nice homestand. I'll back the Angels.