Angels vs. Rays Betting Preview, Free Pick August 2

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You can bet Thursday's Angels vs. Rays game online where Tampa was coming in at -133 and LA at +127.   The total here is 7.5. 

Pitching Matchup

PITCHING MATCHUP: Angels LH Andrew Heaney (6-6, 3.64 ERA) vs. Rays RH Hunter Wood (0-0, 3.38)

Heaney is unbeaten in his last four outings (2-0) and has strung together five consecutive quality starts and seven in his past eight appearances.  He is 0-4 with a 5.22 ERA on the road, however.

Wood gave up two runs on four hits with four strikeouts in 1 2/3 innings of relief in his last trip to the mound Sunday against Baltimore. The 24-year-old Arkansas native has permitted one run on five hits with seven strikeouts over 4 2/3 innings in three starts this year.  Wood faces the Angels for the first time.

Hot Trends

Tampa is 8-2 in the last ten meetings.

Tampa Bay is 20-6 in their last 26 home games.

The Angels are 2-10 in their last 12 after allowing 5 runs or more in their previous game.

The Angels are 3-13 in their last 16 road games vs. a team with a winning record.


Current 2018 MLB Record: 31-28 (52.5%)

2018 NBA Record: 12-4-1 (75%)

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