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Pittsburgh Pirates at Tampa Bay Rays Betting Odds and Pick

Pittsburgh Pirates

vs

Tampa Bay Rays
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Tropicana Field

The Tampa Bay Rays get a visit from the Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB baseball betting action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Chris Archer gets the call for the Tampa Bay Rays and he will try to build on a 4-4 mark. In the other dugout, Jeff Locke brings a 0-1 ledger to the game for the Pittsburgh Pirates as he tries to quiet the Rays bats.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Tampa Bay Rays Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Tampa Bay Rays were listed as -157 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 7 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Tampa Bay Rays Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.9-3.5 win for the Pirates on Tuesday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.9-3.5 result in favor of the Pirates today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Tampa Bay Rays bring a 31-47 record to the battle against the 38-38 Pirates. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Tampa Bay Rays rated this week at No. 26 and the Pittsburgh Pirates sitting at No. 5.

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How Pittsburgh Pirates vs Tampa Bay Rays Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Tampa Bay has baseball's No. 28-rated offensive output, at 8.35 hits per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates average 8.96 hits per game, good for No. 6 on the list.

Tampa Bay owns the No. 17 defense, allowing 3.65 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Pittsburgh's No. 18-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pirates were a 8-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rays. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at +141 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Rays, a 8-1 final on Monday in support of Edinson Volquez at Tropicana Field.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Odds Trends

Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games when playing Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games at home
Tampa Bay is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Pittsburgh

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