World Series Game 2 Betting Preview
Philadelphia Phillies at Tampa Bay Rays
Thursday, 8:05 pm Eastern – FOX

SBG Global Opening Line: Rays  - 154 ,  Total  8.5 Under - 120

 

Game 2 of the World Series takes place on Thursday night in Tampa Bay as the Rays host the Philadelphia Phillies.  It is a key game as either the series will be tied or it will be 2-0.  The pitching matchup has Brett Myers going for the Phillies against Tampa’s James Shields.

SBG Global reports that early MLB betting has the public taking Rays at Home.

 

Myers has been much better at home than on the road for the Phillies this season.  He was 3-8 with a 6.21 ERA on the road.  Shields was great at home this year but was not quite as good in the ALCS against Boston.  He gave up four runs on nine hits in Game 6 in the loss to the Red Sox.

 

Here are the MLB betting stats for Thursday’s game. The Phillies are 4-0 in their last 4 Thursday games. The Phillies are 9-3 in their last 12 road games vs. a right-handed starter. The Phillies are 6-17 in their last 23 interleague road games. The Phillies are 10-4 in Myers' last 14 starts. The Phillies are 5-14 in Myers' last 19 road starts. The Phillies are 1-5 in Myers' last 6 interleague starts. The Phillies are 1-6 in Myers' last 7 starts vs. the American League East.

 

The Rays are 7-1 in their last 8 vs. the National League East. The Rays are 42-13 in their last 55 home games vs. a right-handed starter. The Rays are 20-7 in Shields' last 27 home starts.

 

The Under is 5-1 in the Phillies last 6 interleague games vs. a right-handed starter. The Under is 12-3 in the Phillies last 15 Thursday games. The Under is 7-2 in the Phillies last 9 interleague games. The Under is 5-2 in the Phillies last 7 road games. The Under is 4-1-1 in Myers' last 6 road starts. The Over is 6-2 in Myers' last 8 starts vs. the American League East. The Under is 9-4-1 in Myers' last 14 starts overall.

SBG Global Current Line: Rays  - 155 ,  Total  8.5 Under - 120

 

The Over is 5-0 in the Rays last 5 Thursday games. The Under is 4-0 in the Rays last 4 home games. The Over is 6-2-1 in the Rays last 9 vs. the National League East. The Over is 21-7 in the Rays last 28 games vs. a right-handed starter. The Under is 20-8-1 in the Rays last 29 interleague home games. The Over is 5-0 in Shields' last 5 interleague starts.

 

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