MLB Betting Preview
Los Angeles Angels at Tampa Bay Rays
Wednesday, 7:10 pm Eastern – ESPN 2
SBG Global Opening Line: Rays - 135 , Total 8.5 Flat
The top two teams in the American League conclude their series on Wednesday as Tampa Bay hosts Los Angeles. The Rays send Matt Garza to the mound on Wednesday while the Angels counter with Jered Weaver. SBG Global reports that early MLB betting has the public taking Rays at Home.
Weaver is 10-9 on the season with a 4.47 ERA. He gave up two runs in 5 1/3 innings against Cleveland in his last start. He has pitched well against Tampa in his career, going 2-0 with a 1.93 ERA.
Matt Garza was dominant in his last start against Texas throwing a two-hit shutout. He is 0-1 with a 5.06 ERA in one career start against the Angels. Garza has been tough at Tropicana Field where he is now 6-2 with a 2.47 in his career.
Here are the MLB betting stats for Friday’s game. The Angels are 21-7 in their last 28 vs. the American League East. The Angels are 20-8 in their last 28 games vs. a right-handed starter. The Angels are 1-4 in their last 5 overall.
The Angels are 1-5 in their last 6 road games. The Angels are 4-1 in Weaver’s last 5 starts vs. the American League East. The Angels are 1-4 in Weaver’s last 5 road starts. The Angels are 0-4 in the last 4 meetings in Tampa Bay.
SBG Global Current Line: Rays - 127, Total 8.5 Flat
The Rays are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. the American League West. The Rays are 5-1 in their last 6 overall. The Rays are 42-10 in their last 52 home games. The Rays are 7-3 in Garza’s last 10 home starts.
The Over is 7-1 in the Angels last 8 games vs. a right-handed starter. The Over is 4-1 in the Angels last 5 vs. the American League East. The Over is 4-0 in Weaver’s last 4 starts vs. the American League East.
The Over is 5-1 in the Rays last 6 home games. The Over is 4-1 in the Rays last 5 home games vs. a right-handed starter. The Under is 4-1 in Garza’s last 5 starts overall. The Under is 8-2 in Garza’s last 10 home starts overall this season.
Pick: Angels 2 units