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Tampa Bay Rays host Seattle Mariners in baseball action

Seattle MarinersTampa Bay Rays
May 2, 7:10 PM | TurfTropicana Field

Seattle Mariners vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds

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Tampa Bay will try to be nasty hosts on Wednesday when the Seattle Mariners pay a visit to Tropicana Field.

Tampa Bay sends James Shields out against Blake Beaven for the Mariners in this game. Shields is 4-0 with a 3.31 ERA on the season, while Beaven is 1-2 on the year and has a 3.60 ERA.

View Seattle vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Rays in this one will find them as -209 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 7.5 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
The Rays - Mariners odds would favor the Mariners if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Tampa Bay is rated No. 8 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Seattle is at No. 7 in the American League.


How They Match Up:
At the plate, Tampa Bay owns the No. 12 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.1 per game. By contrast, the Mariners are rated No. 9 in the same category at 8.3 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Tampa Bay has the American League's No. 6-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Mariners own the American League's No. 7 mark in runs allowed.

The Mariners were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rays. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -197 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors. Seattle suffered a 3-1 loss against Tampa Bay on Tuesday, as Hector Noesi wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Tropicana Field.

Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

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

A few Mariners at Rays trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Seattle's last 15 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Seattle's last 9 games
Seattle is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Seattle is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games at home
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Seattle
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Seattle

Next up:
Seattle at Tampa Bay, Thursday, May 3