McHugh expected to start for Astros at Rays

March 30, 2019

Houston Astros (103-59, first in the AL West in 2018) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (90-72, third in the AL East in 2018)

St. Petersburg, Florida; Saturday, 6 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Collin McHugh (0-0, 0.00 ERA) Rays: Tyler Glasnow (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

LINE: Rays favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Rays play the Houston Astros on Saturday at Tropicana Field.

The Rays went 51-30 on their home field in 2018. Tampa Bay averaged 8.7 hits with 2.9 extra base hits per game and 274 total doubles last season.

The Astros went 57-24 on the road in 2018. Houston hit .255 as a team with 3.1 extra base hits per game and 278 total doubles last year.

Rays Injuries: None listed.

Astros Injuries: Carlos Correa: day-to-day (neck).