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Detroit Tigers Home to the Tampa Bay Rays in MLB Betting Odds Action

Tampa Bay Rays

vs

Detroit Tigers
Friday, July 04, 2014 7:08 PM ET
Comerica Park

The Tampa Bay Rays pay a visit to Detroit on Friday, hoping to shut down the Tigers bats in baseball betting action at Comerica Park.

Detroit sends Drew Smyly out against Alex Cobb for the Tampa Bay Rays in this game. Smyly is 4-7 with a 3.57 ERA on the season, while Cobb is 3-6 on the year and has a 4.20 ERA.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Detroit Tigers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those going with the Detroit Tigers in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -123 at TopBet for Friday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8 at BookMaker.

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Computer Prediction: Tampa Bay Rays vs Detroit Tigers Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Tigers to win this game 4.7-3.8. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Detroit Tigers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

48-34 Detroit battles the Rays, currently with a 38-50 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 28-rated Detroit Tigers and the league No. 26-ranked Tampa Bay Rays, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How Tampa Bay Rays vs Detroit Tigers Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Detroit has baseball's No. 4-rated offensive output, at 9.56 hits per game. The Tampa Bay Rays average 8.45 hits per game, good for No. 17 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Detroit has the No. 19-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rays own the No. 17 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 8-1 loser on the road against the Tigers. Bettors on Detroit at -190 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Tampa Bay suffered a 8-1 loss against Detroit on Thursday, as Erik Bedard wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Comerica Park.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Detroit Tigers Betting Odds Trends

Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Tampa Bay's last 17 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 6-16 SU in its last 22 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Detroit is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Detroit's last 17 games when playing Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Detroit, Saturday, July 5th