Tampa Bay Rays vs. Los Angeles Angels - 7/6/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Angels (34-50) at Tampa Bay Rays (34-49)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 7:10 pm (Tropicana Field)
Jered Weaver (6-7) (5.51) vs. D Smyly (2-9) (5.32)
The Line: Tampa Bay Rays -153 / Los Angeles Angels +143 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-West, SunSports
The Los Angeles Angels continue their series at Tropicana Field versus the Tampa Bay Rays Wednesday.
The Los Angeles Angels are more or less in the role of spoilers unless the Rangers completely collapse. Virtually nothing has gone favorably for the Angels who had dropped eight of ten before outscoring the Rays 13-5 Tuesday. LAA starter Tim Lincecum allowed all five runs on ten hits over 4..2 frames before the pen took over. Los Angeles pounded out 12 hits with CJ Cron going 2-4 with two homers, four RBI’s and two runs while Andrelton Simmons and Shayne Robinson combining for five runs knocked in.The Angels send Jered Weaver to the hill to match up with Tampa Bay for the second time in 2016. Weaver comes off of a 10-4 loss to Houston with six runs scored on seven hits and four BB in 5.1 innings.
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The Tampa Bay Rays have dug themselves a big hole before the All Star break and need to begin digging out immediately. The Rays pitching cost them Tuesday nigh with starter Jake Odorizzi charged with seven runs on nine hits through 5.1 innings to absorb the loss while Enny Romero and Dana Eveland allowed three runs apiece. TB logged 14 hits with Loggan Morrison going deep for the 10th time while Nick Franklin went 3-4 with a pair of RBI’s. Tampa Bay is hoping left hander Drew Smyly can reverse his recent struggles on Wednesday. In his last three outings Smyly has gone 0-2 with a 1.55 WHIP and 7.71 ERA.
The Angels are 7-20 in their last 27 overall and the under is 7-3-1 in their last 11 road games while the over is 9-4 in their last 13 on astroturf. Tampa Bay are 5-16 in their last 21 overall and the over is 9-1-1 in Smyly’s last 11 starts overall and the Rays are 2-6 in Smyly’s last 8 starts. The numbers say over…