Baseball odds preview - Tampa Bay vs. Seattle

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Sep 8, 4:10 PM | GrassSafeco Field

Tampa Bay Rays vs Seattle Mariners Odds

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The Tampa Bay Rays will look to grab a road win when they take on the Mariners in Seattle at Safeco Field on Sunday in baseball odds action.

Matt Moore gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Rays on this day; he's 15-3 on the season. The Mariners, meanwhile, will counter with Erasmo Ramirez, who will be looking to improve on his 5-1 mark.

View Tampa Bay vs Seattle Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Mariners as +137 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 7 at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 13-rated Mariners and the league No. 6-ranked Rays, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Seattle owns the No. 13 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.3 per game. By contrast, the Rays are rated No. 7 in the same category at 8.8 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Seattle has the American League's No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rays own the American League's No. 5 mark in runs allowed.

Tampa Bay was a 6-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Mariners. They lost as -150 favorites, while the total score of 8 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Rays were saddled with a loss last time out in Chris Archer's start, as they lost 6-2 against Seattle on Saturday at Safeco Field.

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Boston are 3-7
After playing Seattle are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 8-2
After playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

A few Rays at Mariners trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Seattle
Tampa Bay is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
Seattle is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games at home
Seattle is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next up:
Tampa Bay home to Boston, Tuesday, September 10
Seattle home to Houston, Monday, September 9