The MLB is back in action today as the Tampa Bay Rays will clash with the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.
Getting the nod for the Rays will be Tyler Glasnow and the Astros will counter with Justin Verlander.
Tampa Bay Rays Form
The Rays are one of the teams that managed to surprise everybody. And that is mainly because they had a good season so far. Moreover, they managed to get in the playoffs this season with limited resources.
Also, they are in good form at the moment as they have now won eight of their last 11 games overall.
Tampa away record stands at 49-33 so far this season.
On the offensive side of the game, the Rays score an average of 4.75 runs per game. And this record is enough for the 12th spot in the league in scoring. Also, they have ERA at .254 and 21st in homers with 2171. On the mound, they the 2nd best team in the league in ERA at 3.67. Furthermore, they are 3rd in WHIP at 1.17 and 3rd in K’s with 1621.
Houston Astros Form
The Astros are one of the best teams in the league this season. Moreover, they have now won 12 of their last 14 games. Also, Astros have outscored their opponents 79-37 over that 14 game stretch. This team has quality and will play a big role in the playoffs this season. The Astros have gone 60-21 here at home so far this season.
On the offensive side of the game, the Astros score an average of 5.68 runs per game. Also, they are 1st in hitting at .274 and 3rd in homers with 288. On the mound, they are 3rd in the league in ERA at 3.68, while also ranking 2nd in WHIP at 1.13 and 1st in K’s with 1671.
The Rays are playing very well this season. Also, their record with the limited resources that they had is quite impressive. However, the Astros are the best team in the league this season and there is more to come from them. I expect another win for Houston in this game.
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