C.J. Wilson vs Fausto Carmona matchup featured in MLB action
Los Angeles Angels vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds
The Tampa Bay Rays look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Angels arrive at Tropicana Field on Tuesday.
The Rays will rely on Fausto Carmona to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while C.J. Wilson will be his counterpart for the Angels. Fausto Carmona is 6-13 this season, and C.J. Wilson is 13-6.
Bettors looking to side with the Rays in this matchup found them as -129 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 8 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Rays at No. 5 in the American League and the Angels at No. 9 in the American League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tampa Bay's No. 8-rated American League offense, averaging 4.4 runs per game, against a Angels defense that ranks No. 13 in the American League at 4.7 in runs allowed per game. The Rays have averaged 8.9 hits per game so far, less than Angels batters have averaged on the year (9.1 hits per game).
Comparing defensive stats, Los Angeles owns the American League's No. 13-rated road mark, allowing 4.7 runs per game on the highway. Tampa Bay, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 7-1 winner as they battled the Mariners on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Angels at -130 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Los Angeles looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Mariners, a 7-1 final on Sunday in support of Jered Weaver at Safeco Field.
Tampa Bay was a 11-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Royals. They lost as -110 favorites, while the total score of 12 made winners of OVER bettors. Tampa Bay was scored on plenty on Monday, falling behind early and watching runners cross the plate all game in a 11-1 loss to Kansas City.
Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Seattle are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing LA Angels are 7-3
After playing Kansas City are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few Angels at Rays trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Angels' last 10 games when playing Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games at home
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing at home against LA Angels
LA Angels at Tampa Bay, Wednesday, August 28