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Aug 9, 10:10 PM | GrassDodger Stadium

Tampa Bay Rays vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds

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The Tampa Bay Rays will look to grab an inter-league road victory when they take on the Dodgers in Los Angeles at Dodger Stadium on Friday in baseball action.

The Dodgers will turn to Chris Capuano and his 4-6 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Rays send David Price (6-5) to the hill.

View Tampa Bay vs LA Dodgers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Rays listed as favorites of 109 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7, check for updates at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The Dodgers - Rays odds would favor the Dodgers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Los Angeles is rated No. 2 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Tampa Bay is at No. 5 in the American League.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Los Angeles' No. 7-rated National League offense, averaging 4 runs per game, against a Rays defense that ranks No. 6 in the American League at 4 in runs allowed per game. The Dodgers have averaged 9 hits per game so far, more than Rays batters have averaged on the year (8.9 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Tampa Bay owns the American League's No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 4.2 runs per game on the highway. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in scoring at home.

The Rays were a 9-8 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Diamondbacks. That made winners of bettors who got Arizona at +116 on the moneyline, while the total score (17) was good news for OVER bettors. The Rays were saddled with a loss last time out in Chris Archer's start, as they lost 9-8 against Arizona on Wednesday at Chase Field.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 5-1 winner on the road against the Cardinals. Bettors on Los Angeles at +100 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Dodgers enjoyed a 5-1 victory at the expense of the Cardinals on Thursday, with Hyun-Jin Ryu throwing 7 innings of 5-hit ball at Busch Stadium.

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing LA Dodgers are 2-4
After playing Arizona are 1-9
After a loss are 7-3

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 4-2
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

A few Rays at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Tampa Bay's last 11 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
Tampa Bay is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games at home
LA Dodgers are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Dodgers' last 7 games
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home

Next up:
Tampa Bay at LA Dodgers, Saturday, August 10

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