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Los Angeles Angels vs Tampa Bay Rays MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

The Tampa Bay Rays battle the visiting Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday in MLB betting odds action at Tropicana Field.

The Tampa Bay Rays will turn to Erasmo Ramirez and his 2-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Los Angeles Angels send Ricky Nolasco (2-3) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Tampa Bay Rays were listed as -131 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8.5 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Angels to win this game 4.8-3.3. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Los Angeles Angels vs Tampa Bay Rays Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Tampa Bay (23-25) will face the 25-23 Angels in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Tampa Bay Rays vs Los Angeles Angels odds would favor the Rays if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Tampa Bay is rated No. 4 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Los Angeles is at No. 11.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Tampa Bay Rays No. 17 ranked offense (4.54 runs per game) against a Los Angeles Angels defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 7 at 4.19 runs allowed per game. The Tampa Bay Rays have been averaging 8.35 hits per game, more than the Los Angeles Angels have managed so far this season (8.19 hits on average).

Tampa Bay owns the No. 8 defense, allowing 4.54 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles's No. 7-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Angels didn't allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out Tampa Bay 4-0 on Tuesday at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • LA Angels is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • LA Angels is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • LA Angels is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 16 of LA Angels's last 23 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Tampa Bay's last 15 games
  • Tampa Bay is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games at home
  • Tampa Bay is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Tampa Bay, Thursday, May 25th