MLB Baseball - Preview
The fans at Angel Stadium will be treated to a game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Los Angeles Angels when they take their seats on Thursday.
The Rays will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander David Price in this game. Price has a 8-6 record and a 3.30 ERA this season.
The Angels will counter Price with Jerome Williams. Righthander Williams has a 5.33 ERA to go along with a 4-10 record this season.
In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 3-1 winner on the road against the Angels. Bettors on Tampa Bay at +116 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Tampa Bay has won 2 straight games.
Los Angeles has lost 2 straight games.
Tampa Bay: 77-61 SU
Los Angeles: 64-74 SU
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 6-4
After playing LA Angels are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Tampa Bay is 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
Tampa Bay is 15-4 SU in their last 19 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 9 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels's last 6 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
LA Angels are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of LA Angels's last 16 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels's last 6 games at home
Tampa Bay at Seattle, Friday, September 6
LA Angels home to Texas, Friday, September 6