Oakland Athletics vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Odds Analysis, Lines and Pick

Tampa Bay Rays

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Oakland Athletics
Monday, August 04, 2014 10:05 PM ET
O.co Coliseum

The Oakland Athletics battle the visiting Tampa Bay Rays on Monday in MLB betting odds action at O.co Coliseum.

Oakland sends Jeff Samardzija out against Alex Cobb for the Tampa Bay Rays in this game. Samardzija is 4-8 with a 2.92 ERA on the season, while Cobb is 7-6 on the year and has a 3.54 ERA.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Oakland Athletics Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Oakland Athletics were listed as -140 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: Tampa Bay Rays vs Oakland Athletics Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Athletics to win this game 5.6-4.1. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Oakland Athletics Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

67-43 Oakland battles the Rays, currently with a 54-57 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Oakland Athletics rated this week at No. 7 and the Tampa Bay Rays sitting at No. 1.

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How Tampa Bay Rays vs Oakland Athletics Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Oakland Athletics and its No. 1-rated batting order, averaging 4.95 runs per nine innings, against the No. 18 lineup of the Tampa Bay Rays at 3.95 runs per outing.

Tampa Bay brings the No. 13-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Athletics's No. 3-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay lost its last outing, a 7-5 result against the Angels on August 3. Bettors who backed the Angels at +102 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Tampa Bay suffered a 7-5 loss against Los Angeles on Sunday, as Jake Odorizzi wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Tropicana Field.

Oakland was a 4-2 loser in its last match at home against the Royals. They lost as -162 favorites, while the total score of 6 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Athletics endured a 4-2 loss at the hands of the Royals on Sunday, with Scott Kazmir throwing 6 innings of 10-hit ball at O.co Coliseum.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Oakland Athletics Betting Odds Trends

Tampa Bay is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing Oakland
Oakland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 7 games
Oakland is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Oakland's last 10 games at home

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