Betting baseball expectations were not met by the Angels last year as they struggled with injuries and a lack of production but so far in 2011 they are back in good baseball wagering form.
The Seattle Mariners will host the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on Wednesday night with a starting time of 10:10 PM ET. Sports Gambling will have side and total odds on this American League West Division matchup so be sure to have your account open and ready for action today.
The scheduled probable starters for this one are Jared Weaver of the Angels and Jason Vargas of the Mariners.
The Seattle Mariners started the season with a record of 17-23 with the MLB betting odds and were 9-11 at home. The Mariners went under the total in just 8 out of their first 20 home games.
Seattle has had major problems generating runs as they ranked 26th in the major leagues for scoring while the pitching staff has been solid and ranked 12th in the big leagues for earned run average. Vargas had a record of 2-2 with a 3.86 earned run average. Ichiro Suzuki was a bright spot on offense as always as he was hitting .304 with 7 doubles and 14 runs batted in.
The Angels were neck and neck with the Texas Rangers for first place in the American League West Division as they were 22-20 and had a road record of 13-10 with the MLB baseball odds.
The Angels also had problems on offense as they ranked 20th for run production but their pitching staff was outstanding and ranked 5th for earned run average. Weaver had a record of 6-3 with a 2.26 earned run average. Howard Kendrick was hitting .310 with 6 home runs to pace the offensive attack.
The Angels have dominated this head to head series with 16 wins in the last 20 games between the teams. Just 1 of the last 5 games between these two teams has gone over the total. The Angels won 12 of their last 17 games at Seattle with 3 of the last 5 games between the teams going over the betting baseball total.