Saturday MLB picks kick off the 2011 MLB playoffs odds, and we are all set to tackle the best games on the horizon this week! Check out our Tampa Bay Rays @ Texas Rangers Game 2 picks!
MLB Predictions: Tampa Bay Rays @ Texas Rangers
Date: Saturday, October 1st, 7:07 ET
Location: Ballpark in Arlington, Arlington, TX
MLB Playoffs Odds: Texas -115, Over/Under 8 (over -120)
MLB Playoffs TV Schedule: TNT
It could be a very short series for the Rangers if this keeps up… They had absolutely nothing going with their bats in Game 1 against a rookie that they had never seen before in Matt Moore, who had a sterling game for Manager Joe Maddon. The question now, is whether Texas has the oomph to fight back in this series when it is clearly outmatched at home in this one. Derek Holland did go 16-5 in the regular season, but there is no real sentiment that this was the second best starting pitcher on this team for a spot like this. We’ve also now seen the Tampa Bay offense come up with nine runs, eight of which came off of CJ Wilson, the supposed ace of this staff. Now, it’s up to the man that they call “Big Game” in Tampa Bay, James Shields. This year, “Big Game” was “Complete Game,” as he had 11 full outings, including four shutouts. Riding high with momentum and searching for revenge from last year, we have to take the Rays. Tampa Bay Rays @ Texas Rangers Game 2 Predictions: Tampa Bay Rays +105