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Tampa Bay Rays host New York Mets in baseball action

New York MetsTampa Bay Rays
June 12, 7:10 PM | TurfTropicana Field

New York Mets vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds

32-29TEAM RECORD35-25

The New York Mets will look to grab an inter-league road victory when they take on the Rays in Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field on Tuesday in baseball action.

Alex Cobb gets the call for the Tampa Bay Rays and he will try to build on a 2-2 mark. In the other dugout, Chris Young brings a 0-0 ledger to the game for the Mets as he tries to quiet the Rays bats.

View NY Mets vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Rays as -154 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 8 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 3-rated Rays and the league No. 9-ranked Mets, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tampa Bay's No. 9-rated American League offense, averaging 4.3 runs per game, against a Mets defense that ranks No. 13 in the National League at 4.6 in runs allowed per game. The Rays have averaged 7.8 hits per game so far, less than Mets batters have averaged on the year (8.5 hits per game).

Tampa Bay owns the American League's No. 2 defense, allowing 3.9 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's National League No. 13-rated defense.

New York lost its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Yankees on June 10. Bettors who backed the Yankees at -181 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. New York didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-4 to New York on Sunday at Yankee Stadium.

In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 4-2 winner on the road against the Marlins. Bettors on Tampa Bay at +105 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Rays enjoyed a 4-2 victory at the expense of the Marlins on Sunday, with James Shields throwing 6 1/3 innings of 4-hit ball at Marlins Park.

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 4-6
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few Mets at Rays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 18 of NY Mets' last 25 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets' last 6 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
NY Mets are 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
NY Mets are 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Tampa Bay's last 14 games
Tampa Bay is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games at home

Next up:
NY Mets at Tampa Bay, Wednesday, June 13

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