The Los Angeles Angels (68-83) will try to end their six-game losing streak when they visit the Tampa Bay Rays (93-59) on Wednesday at 6:40 PM ET on BSSUN. Bookmakers consider the Rays to be -249 favorites for the contest, while the Angels are +203 underdogs looking for the upset.
Tampa Bay’s Aaron Civale and Los Angeles’ Reid Detmers have been named the starters for this contest.
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Rays and Angels Betting Trends
The Rays have won 66.4% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (81-41).
Tampa Bay has gone 13-3 when playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -249 or shorter (81.2% winning percentage).
The Angels have won 33, or 41.2%, of the 80 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
Los Angeles has played as an underdog of +203 or more twice this season and lost both games.
In the 152 games in which bookmakers have set an over/under for the Rays, they have combined with opponents to go over the total 80 times (80-67-5).
The Angels’ games have gone over the total in 76 of their 151 chances.
Rays Stats & Insights
The Rays have the No. 4 offense in MLB action scoring 5.3 runs per game (801 total runs).
Tampa Bay is fifth in MLB action with 217 home runs. They average 1.4 per game.
The Rays have the fifth-best batting average in the league (.258).
Tampa Bay strikes out 8.8 times per game to rank 20th in baseball.
The pitching staff for the Rays has a collective 9.3 K/9, the fifth-best in the majors.
Tampa Bay’s 3.76 team ERA ranks second among all MLB pitching staffs.
Angels Stats & Insights
The Angels have scored the 15th-most runs in the league this season with 692 (4.6 per game).
Los Angeles’ 218 home runs rank third in Major League Baseball.
The Angels’ .245 batting average ranks 18th in the league this season.
Los Angeles ranks just 26th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.3 whiffs per contest.
The Angels have a 9.1 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, seventh-best in baseball.
Los Angeles pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.78 ERA this year, which ranks 25th in MLB.
Rays Key Players to Watch
The Rays are sending Civale (7-3) out to make his 22nd start of the season. He is 7-3 with a 3.06 ERA and 106 strikeouts through 117 2/3 innings pitched.
Yandy Diaz leads Tampa Bay with a batting average of .323. He’s also hit 20 home runs with 73 RBI.
Randy Arozarena is batting .260 with an OBP of .368 and a slugging percentage of .433 this season.
Isaac Paredes leads Tampa Bay in home runs with 29 and runs batted in with 89.
Josh Lowe has collected 122 hits this season and has an OBP of .323. He’s slugging .479 on the year.
Angels Key Players to Watch
Detmers (3-10) will take to the mound for the Angels and make his 27th start of the season.
Brandon Drury is batting .256 with 26 doubles, three triples, 21 home runs and 25 walks.
Randal Grichuk has 26 doubles, two triples, 15 home runs and 27 walks while batting .270.
C.J. Cron has 12 doubles, 12 home runs and 17 walks while batting .252.
Zach Neto is batting .224 with 14 doubles, nine home runs and 16 walks.
Rays and Angels Injuries
Rays: Jose Siri: 10 Day IL (Hand), Jason Adam: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Shane McClanahan: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Drew Rasmussen: 60 Day IL (Flexor), Jeffrey Springs: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Garrett Cleavinger: 60 Day IL (Knee), Shane Baz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Greg Jones: 60 Day IL (Hamstring), Luke Raley: day-to-day (Undisclosed)
Angels: Mickey Moniak: 10 Day IL (Back), Mike Moustakas: 10 Day IL (Forearm), Mike Trout: 10 Day IL (Hand), Shohei Ohtani: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Jaime Barria: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Austin Warren: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Sam Bachman: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Kyren Paris: 60 Day IL (Thumb), José Quijada: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Gio Urshela: 60 Day IL (Pelvis), Taylor Ward: 60 Day IL (Face), Luis Rengifo: 60 Day IL (Biceps), Anthony Rendon: 60 Day IL (Shin), Chris Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Chase Silseth: 7 Day IL (Head), Randal Grichuk: day-to-day (Head)