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Rays Vs Angels: MLB Betting Odds & Trends – 6/26/2021

The Los Angeles Angels (36-39) will look for David Fletcher to continue a 10-game hitting streak when they square off against the Tampa Bay Rays (46-31) on Saturday at 4:10 PM ET at Tropicana Field. The Rays are favored (-167) against the underdog Angels (+143). Shane McClanahan starts for Tampa Bay, and Alex Cobb is Los Angeles’ choice to start.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of June 26, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

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Pitching Matchup

McClanahan (TB) Pitcher Cobb (LAA)
2 – 2 W/L 5 – 2
44.2 IP 49.0
4.03 ERA 4.41
1.300 WHIP 1.270
10.9 K/9 11.0
2.8 BB/9 2.9

Rays Probable Starter Shane McClanahan

  • McClanahan gets the start for the Rays, his 11th of the season. He is 2-2 with a 4.03 ERA and 54 strikeouts in 44 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The left-hander last appeared on Sunday against the Mariners, when he went six innings, allowing one earned run while giving up three hits.
  • He will match up with an Angels offense that ranks fourth in the league with 642 total hits (on a.254 batting average). The team also slugs a collective .431 (sixth in the league) with 100 total home runs (seventh in MLB play).
  • The Rays have a 2-3 record in McClanahan’s five starts this season when they were the moneyline favorite.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 26, 2021 at 2:19 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Angels Stats vs McClanahan

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Jared Walsh 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Shohei Ohtani 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
David Fletcher 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
José Iglesias 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.500
Max Stassi 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Phil Gosselin 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Angels Probable Starter Alex Cobb

  • The Angels will send Cobb (5-2) to the mound for his 11th start this season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Saturday, June 19, when he tossed 5 2/3 innings while giving up no earned runs on three hits in a matchup with the Tigers.
  • The Rays have scored 371 runs this season, which ranks fifth in MLB. They are batting .228 for the campaign with 91 home runs, 14th in the league.
  • When he starts a game and his team is the underdog on the moneyline, they have a record of 2-1.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 26, 2021 at 2:19 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rays Stats vs Cobb

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Mike Zunino 13 .385 5 1 9 .467 1.159
Joey Wendle 12 .333 4 0 2 .357 .690
Brandon Lowe 10 .300 3 0 2 .364 .664
Kevin Kiermaier 8 .125 1 0 0 .300 .550
Manuel Margot 7 .143 1 0 0 .250 .536
Randy Arozarena 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .334
Yandy Díaz 6 .000 0 0 0 .143 .143
Ji-Man Choi 5 .400 2 0 1 .500 1.100
Austin Meadows 3 .000 0 0 1 .000 .000

Rays Betting Trends

  • The Rays’ offense is averaging four runs in home games while scoring 5.6 per game away from Tropicana Field.
  • The Rays have the No. 5 offense in MLB play scoring 4.8 runs per game (371 total runs).
  • The Rays have been favored on the moneyline 46 total times this season. They’ve finished 28-18 in those games.
  • Tampa Bay is 10-6 (winning 62.5% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -167 or shorter.
  • Tampa Bay has had an over/under set by oddsmakers 77 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 42 of those games (42-32-3).
  • Tampa Bay has a 3-5 record from the eight games it was favored on the moneyline over its last 10 matchups.

Angels Betting Trends

  • The Angels have scored the eighth-most runs in the league this season with 363.
  • In 35 road games this season, they’ve scored 4.1 runs per contest compared to the 5.5 per game they average at home.
  • This season, the Angels have won 12 out of the 30 games, or 40%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Los Angeles has entered six games this season as the underdog by +143 or more and is 3-3 in those contests.
  • So far this season, Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over in 45 of their 75 games with a total.
  • In five games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, Los Angeles has a record of 0-5.

Rays Players to Watch

  • Austin Meadows paces the Rays in home runs (16) and runs batted in (54).
  • Meadows ranks 16th in HR (16), fourth in RBI (54), and 14th in SLG (.485) among qualifying batters in baseball.
  • Randy Arozarena has 12 doubles, a triple, 10 home runs and 26 walks while hitting .259.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB, Arozarena’s hits and RBI fall outside the MLB leaders.

Rays Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Randy Arozarena 278 .259 46 10 37 .334 .751
Austin Meadows 272 .235 44 16 54 .325 .810
Brandon Lowe 253 .202 39 14 36 .305 .712
Manuel Margot 242 .248 27 7 39 .288 .681
Yandy Díaz 237 .245 30 2 25 .371 .675
Joey Wendle 223 .283 41 7 32 .341 .812
Kevin Kiermaier 163 .239 22 1 10 .291 .610
Mike Zunino 154 .195 27 15 32 .286 .805
Brett Phillips 139 .194 20 3 15 .311 .613
Francisco Mejía 124 .242 10 3 14 .307 .670

Angels Players to Watch

  • Shohei Ohtani is batting .269 this season with a team-high 24 home runs and 55 RBI.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Ohtani ranks third in HR (24), and third in RBI (55).
  • Jared Walsh is batting .287 with an OBP of .342 and a slugging percentage of .567 this season.
  • Among qualified hitters, Walsh ranks 22nd in AVG (.287), ninth in SLG (.567), eighth in HR (18), 10th in RBI (52), and 23rd in hits (77) in the league.

Angels Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
David Fletcher 270 .289 40 0 24 .318 .659
Jared Walsh 268 .287 40 18 52 .342 .909
Shohei Ohtani 249 .269 49 24 55 .346 .989
José Iglesias 235 .260 29 5 21 .287 .653
Anthony Rendon 191 .230 18 5 31 .300 .656
Taylor Ward 154 .234 24 7 27 .320 .749
Juan Lagares 136 .221 18 1 16 .243 .567
Kurt Suzuki 109 .229 9 2 7 .309 .630
Max Stassi 83 .313 19 5 12 .394 .936
Phil Gosselin 76 .316 6 1 10 .350 .771

Rays vs Angels Player Props

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