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Chris Archer, Cory Rasmus Take Mound in Tampa Bay Rays vs Los Angeles Angels Tilt

The Los Angeles Angels will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Tampa Bay Rays invade Angel Stadium on Friday.

The match puts starter Chris Archer for the Tampa Bay Rays on the hill facing Cory Rasmus for the Los Angeles Angels. Archer brings a 1-4 mark to the game, while Rasmus is 1-3 to date on the season.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.6-4.2 win for the Angels on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Los Angeles Angels Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Angels bring a 13-15 record to the battle against the 12-14 Rays. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Los Angeles Angels at No. 11 and the Tampa Bay Rays at No. 13 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Los Angeles Angels No. 22-rated offense, averaging 3.75 runs per game, against a Tampa Bay Rays defense that ranks No. 10 at 3.85 in runs allowed per game. The Los Angeles Angels have averaged 8.11 hits per game so far, more than Tampa Bay Rays batters have averaged on the year (7.35 hits per game).

Defensively, Tampa Bay features the No. 21-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 22 at home, scoring 3.42 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rays enjoyed a 8-5 victory at the expense of the Dodgers on Wednesday, with D Smyly throwing innings of -hit ball at Tropicana Field.

The Angels enjoyed a 7-3 victory at the expense of the Brewers on Wednesday, with H Santiago throwing 1 innings of 0-hit ball at Miller Park.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games
  • Tampa Bay is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 9 games when playing LA Angels
  • LA Angels is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games
  • LA Angels is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Angels's last 9 games when playing Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Los Angeles, Saturday, May 7th