Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Matchup Report
Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles Odds
Baltimore will try to be nasty hosts on Sunday when the Tampa Bay Rays pay a visit to Camden Yards.
Chris Tillman gets the call for the Baltimore Orioles and he will try to build on a 3-1 mark. In the other dugout, Matt Moore brings a 7-0 ledger to the game for the Rays as he tries to quiet the Orioles bats.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Orioles at No. 5 in the American League and the Rays at No. 2 in the American League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Baltimore's No. 2 ranked American League offense (5 runs per game) against a Rays defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 11 in the American League at 4.7 runs allowed per game. The Orioles have been averaging 9.3 hits per game, more than the Rays have managed so far this season (8.8 hits on average).
Comparing defensive stats, Tampa Bay owns the American League's No. 14-rated road mark, allowing 5.2 runs per game on the highway. Baltimore, on the other hand, rates No. 3 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 10-6 winner as they battled the Orioles on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at -111 were rewarded, while the 16 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Rays grabbed a win last time out, defeating Jair Jurrjens and the Orioles 10-6 on Saturday at Camden Yards.
Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 10-0
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing Baltimore are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
A few Rays at Orioles trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 18 of Tampa Bay's last 20 games
Tampa Bay is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baltimore's last 8 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 7 games
Baltimore is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
Baltimore is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Tampa Bay at Toronto, Monday, May 20
Baltimore home to NY Yankees, Monday, May 20