Pick One: Houston Astros -1.5 (-135) at the Texas Rangers
The Astros are the bet tonight. Astros starter Framber Valdez has a 3.26 ERA compared to Rangers starter Glenn Otto’s 6.92 ERA. In batting average the Astros lead, .269 to .231, and in on-base percentage, .340 to .294, in slugging percentage, .442 to .377, and in OPS, .782 to .671.
Hit: Astros win 12-1
Pick Two: Tampa Bay Rays -1.5 (-110) vs the Detroit Tigers
The Rays have Louis Head on the mound with his 2.67 ERA up against Tyler Alexander’s 4.09 ERA. The Rays lead in on-base percentage, .318 to .307, in slugging percentage, .427 to .403, and in OPS, .744 to .709. Take Tampa to win this one by a couple of runs plus.
Hit: Rays win 5-2
All stats and odds are from BetMGM https://www.baseball-reference.com/leagues/majors/2021.shtml https://www.espn.com/mlb/scoreboard