Seattle Mariners vs. Los Angeles Angels: Best Odds and Preview for October 1, 2021

By BestOdds Analyst | September 30, 2021, 6:52 pm

The Seattle Mariners (89-70) host the Los Angeles Angels (75-84) at 10:10 PM ET on Friday, providing a matchup between two top-10 power hitters. Mitch Haniger has 38 homers (sixth in the league) for the favored Mariners (-179), while Shohei Ohtani is third in MLB play with 45 round-trippers this season for the underdog Angels (+157).

Seattle’s Marco Gonzales and Los Angeles’ Jose Suarez will take the mound first.

Best Odds for Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Angels

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances to win the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the MLB matchup between the Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Angels.

Mariners Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Mariners have been chosen as favorites in 45 games this year and have walked away with the win 25 times (55.6%) in those games.
  • Contests with Seattle have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 79 of 159 chances this season.
  • The Mariners have scored 687 runs (4.3 per game) this season, which ranks 21st in MLB.
  • In four games as the favorite over the last 10 matchups, Seattle has a record of 3-1.
  • In their last 10 games with an over/under, the Mariners and their opponents have combined to clear the total four times.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • Gonzales gets the start for the Mariners, his 25th of the season. He is 10-5 with a 3.87 ERA and 103 strikeouts through 137 1/3 innings pitched.
  • His last time out was on Sunday against the Angels, when the left-hander tossed seven innings, surrendering one earned run while allowing three hits.
  • Gonzales’ team has a 15-9 record in his starts this season.
  • Gonzales’ starts went over the run total eight times in 24 games with a set total this season.

Key Players

Ty France 149 .293 .368 .446 18 73 164
Mitch Haniger 153 .250 .316 .483 38 95 152
Luis Torrens 102 .243 .301 .429 15 47 81
Kyle Seager 156 .212 .286 .439 35 100 125
Jake Fraley 75 .209 .352 .370 9 36 44
BestOdds rating 9.4
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Angels Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Angels have gone 37-51 in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 42% of those games).
  • Los Angeles has played in 159 games with an over/under set, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 86 times (86-71-2).
  • The Angels have the No. 16 offense in MLB play scoring 4.5 runs per game (710 total runs).
  • Los Angeles has a 3-4 record from the seven games it was the underdog on the moneyline over its last 10 matchups.
  • In their last 10 outings — all of which had a set run total — the Angels and their opponents combined to go over the total seven times.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • Suarez makes the start for the Angels, his 14th of the season. He is 7-8 with a 3.86 ERA and 80 strikeouts over 93 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent time out on Saturday against the Mariners, the lefty tossed five innings, allowing four earned runs while surrendering five hits.
  • In Suarez’s 13 starts, his team is 5-8.
  • Suarez’s starts with a set total this season have hit the over in four of 13 contests.

Key Players

Shohei Ohtani 152 .259 .371 .594 45 99 137
Jared Walsh 138 .276 .339 .499 27 92 143
Taylor Ward 62 .250 .332 .438 8 33 52
Max Stassi 83 .245 .330 .432 13 35 68
Phil Gosselin 100 .262 .317 .367 7 47 87

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