Tampa Bay Rays vs. Chicago White Sox - 8/3/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago White Sox (37-70) at Tampa Bay Rays (56-53)
MLB Baseball: Friday, August 3, 2018 at 7:10 pm (Tropicana Field)
Lucas Giolito (7-8) (6.26) vs. R Stanek (1-3) (2.36)
The Line: Tampa Bay Rays / Chicago White Sox --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FOX Sun Sports
Friday MLB action brings us to Tropicana Field where the Tampa Bay Rays host the Chicago White Sox.
The Chicago White Sox rode some late inning offense to down Kansas City 6-4 on Thursday. Chicago starter Reynaldo Lopez gave up two runs over seven frames before Xavier Cedeno allowed two runs to blow the save and get the win.
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The White Sox banged out nine hits and walked four times with Daniel Palka clubbing a pinch hit three run bomb while Jose Abreu went solo and scored twice followed by Omar Narvaez who drove n a run and scored two times.
The White Sox send Lucas Giolito to the mound to oppose Tampa Bay Friday. Giolto has made 21 starts and has compiled a 7-8 record with a 6.26 ERA.
The Tampa Bay Rays downed the visiting LA Angels 4-2 on Thursday afternoon for a three game sweep. Jalen Beeks gave up both runs for Tampa Bay over a five inning stint to pick up the win.
The Rays offense consisted of six hits and a walk with CJ Cron knocking n a pair and scoring while Willy Adames recording another RBI during a four run 4th.
Over is 15-5-1 in CHW last 21 Friday games and Chicago are 15-37 in their last 52 road games. Tampa Bay are 20-6 in their last 26 games on astroturf and Tampa Bay are 20-6 in their last 26 home games and under is 7-3 in Tampa Bay last 10 Friday games. Under is 37-18-1 in the last 56 meetings in Tampa Bay and Chicago are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Tampa Bay.
(I am seeing Ryne Stanek pop up as the starter for the Rays) Tampa Bay plays their best baseball at Tropicana Field and I like their chances at a 4th straight victory here…