MLB Baseball - Preview
|Tampa Bay Rays vs. Chicago White Sox|
The Tampa Bay Rays and the Chicago White Sox will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at U.S. Cellular Field.
Chris Archer will be the starting pitcher for the Rays on this day. Righthander Archer is 2-1 this season with a 3.65 ERA.
It'll be Erik Johnson toeing the rubber for the White Sox in this contest. Righthander Johnson is 1-1 with a 5.32 ERA so far this season.The Rays were a 9-7 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Twins. That made winners of bettors who got Minnesota at +148 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors. Last time out for Chicago, they were a 7-4 loser as they battled the Tigers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -220 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Current streak:
Tampa Bay has lost 2 straight games.
Tampa Bay: 10-12 SU
Chicago: 11-12 SU
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Chi White Sox home to Tampa Bay, Saturday, April 26