Tampa Bay Rays vs. Houston Astros ALCS Game 4 odds, picks and best bets – Daily Commercial

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The Tampa Bay Rays go for a sweep of the Houston Astros in the AL Championship Series Wednesday at 8:40 p.m. ET at San Diego’s Petco Park (on TBS). As the top seed, Tampa Bay will be the visiting team in Game 4 – and Game 5 if necessary. Below, we analyze the Rays-Astros MLB betting odds and lines, with picks and best bets.

Best-of-seven series: Rays lead 3-0. They won 5-2 Tuesday thanks to a 5-run sixth inning and some phenomenal defense.

Rays vs. Astros: Projected starting pitchers

RHP Tyler Glasnow vs. RHP Zack Greinke

Glasnow went 5-1 with a 4.08 ERA (57 1/3 IP, 26 ER) and 91 K in 11 regular-season starts. This postseason, he is 2-0 with a 4.05 ERA (13 1/3 IP, 6 ER) and 20 K in 3 starts.

  • Last start: No-decision (on two days’ rest), 2 1/3 IP, 0 ER, 0 H, 2 BB, 2 K vs. Yankees in ALDS Game 5 Friday – Rays won 2-1
  • Career vs. Astros in regular season: 1-0, 1.80 ERA (5 IP, 1 ER) in 1 start last year
  • Career vs. Astros in playoffs: 0-2, 7.71 ERA (7 IP, 6 ER) in 2 starts – both in last year’s ALDS
  • Career postseason: 2-2, 5.31 ERA (20 1/3 IP, 12 ER) in 5 starts

Greinke went 3-3 with a 4.03 ERA (67 IP, 30 ER) in 12 regular-season
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