Rays vs Angels Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 25, 2022

Betsperts Media & Technology

On Thursday, the Tampa Bay Rays (68-55) are hosting the Los Angeles Angels (52-72), at 1:10 PM ET. The Rays have won five in a row. Drew Rasmussen (8-4) will start for the Rays, and Patrick Sandoval (4-8) for the Angels.

The Rays (-183) are moneyline favorites at home over the Angels (+155). The game’s over/under is 7.

Rays vs. Angels Odds

Run Line

Tampa Bay Rays (-1.5)

Moneyline

Rays (-183)

Total

7 Runs (Over: -104, Under: -117)

FanDuel “No Sweat First Bet” Up To $1,000
Largest Sportsbook in the US
Why claim this offer
  • New users who sign up will get a “No Sweat” first bet up to $1,000!

When, Where, at What Time is Rays vs. Angels

  • Game Day: Thursday, August 25, 2022
  • Game Time: 1:10 PM ET
  • Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Stadium: Tropicana Field

Rays Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Roman Quinn 10 Day Injury List Knee
Wander Franco 10 Day Injury List Wrist
Matt Wisler 15 Day Injury List Neck
Josh Fleming 15 Day Injury List Oblique
Mike Zunino 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Kevin Kiermaier 60 Day Injury List Hip
J.P. Feyereisen 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Andrew Kittredge 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Yonny Chirinos 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Tyler Glasnow 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Shane Baz 60 Day Injury List Elbow

Angels Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Mickey Moniak 10 Day Injury List Finger
Archie Bradley 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Anthony Rendon 60 Day Injury List Wrist
Matt Duffy 60 Day Injury List Back
Michael Lorenzen 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Griffin Canning 60 Day Injury List Back
Chris Rodriguez 60 Day Injury List Shoulder

Last Time Out: Rays and Angels

The Rays took down the Angels 4-3 yesterday, with JT Chargois getting the win (1.00 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 K) and Brandon Lowe leading the way offensively (going 1-for-3). Jaime Barria (1.00 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 K) took the loss for the Angels.

Betting Trends

Rays Betting Records and Team Stats

The Rays have been favorites in 83 games this season and won 51 (61.4%) of those contests. Tampa Bay has a record of 19-9, a 67.9% win rate, when favored by -183 or more by oddsmakers this season. Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Rays have a 64.7% chance to win. Tampa Bay’s games have gone over the total in 56 of their 123 chances. In 123 games with a spread this season, the Rays are 58-65-0 ATS.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Yandy Díaz 111 .277 (36) .385 (8) .402 (94) 1.5% (122) 10.5% (4) 13.8% (6)
Randy Arozarena 118 .261 (64) .329 (75) .446 (51) 3.4% (56) 24.4% (114) 7.7% (84)
Harold Ramirez 86 .331 (-) .375 (-) .451 (-) 1.7% (-) 13.7% (-) 5.4% (-)
David Peralta 106 .249 (87) .310 (105) .434 (62) 3.1% (67) 23.9% (107) 7.9% (82)
Isaac Paredes 77 .218 (-) .292 (-) .452 (-) 5.4% (-) 16.2% (-) 9.0% (-)

Angels Betting Records and Team Stats

The Angels have been underdogs in 54 games this season and have come away with the win 15 times (27.8%) in those contests. Los Angeles has a mark of 2-10 in contests where sportsbooks favor them by +155 or worse on the moneyline. The Angels have an implied victory probability of 39.2% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup. Contests with Los Angeles have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 53 of 124 chances this season. The Angels are 57-67-0 against the spread in their 124 games that had a posted line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Shohei Ohtani 120 .262 (63) .356 (26) .509 (13) 5.3% (13) 24.2% (112) 12.0% (14)
Mike Trout 87 .269 (-) .363 (-) .593 (-) 7.4% (-) 29.4% (-) 11.4% (-)
Taylor Ward 100 .259 (67) .350 (33) .439 (57) 3.8% (46) 22.9% (95) 11.6% (21)
Luis Rengifo 90 .267 (-) .301 (-) .423 (-) 2.6% (-) 15.8% (-) 3.7% (-)
Jared Walsh 118 .213 (135) .267 (139) .372 (120) 3.3% (60) 30.5% (140) 6.0% (117)

Rays vs. Angels Picks and Predictions

Our prediction for this matchup is the Rays to win (-183 on the moneyline), while we project the scoring will go over the total (7 runs).

FanDuel “No Sweat First Bet” Up To $1,000
Largest Sportsbook in the US
Why claim this offer
  • New users who sign up will get a “No Sweat” first bet up to $1,000!

WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

Deals of the Day

See All