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Oakland Athletics host Tampa Bay Rays in baseball action

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July 27, 10:05 PM | GrassOverstock.com Coliseum

Tampa Bay Rays vs Oakland Athletics Odds

53-49TEAM RECORD46-57

A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Tampa Bay duelling Oakland on Wednesday at Overstock.com Coliseum.

Oakland sends Trevor Cahill out against James Shields for the Rays in this game. Cahill is 8-9 with a 3.77 ERA on the season, while Shields is 9-8 on the year and has a 2.53 ERA.

View Tampa Bay vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 110 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 6.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Athletics at No. 4 in the American League and the Rays at No. 8 in the American League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Oakland owns the No. 13 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.1 per game. By contrast, the Rays are rated No. 12 in the same category at 8.2 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Oakland has the American League's No. 2-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rays own the American League's No. 5 mark in runs allowed.

The Rays were a 6-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at +110 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors. The Rays were saddled with a loss last time out in David Price's start, as they lost 6-1 against Oakland on Tuesday at Overstock.com Coliseum.

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 6-4
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After a win are 2-8

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

Next up:
Tampa Bay at Oakland, Thursday, July 28

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