Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles Betting Matchup Report

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April 2, 3:10 PM | TurfTropicana Field

Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds

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Tropicana Field hosts an MLB battle between the Tampa Bay Rays and the visiting Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday.

Jason Hammel, with a record of 0-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Orioles, while the Rays trot David Price to the mound in this one. He is 0-0 so far in 2013.

View Baltimore vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers opened the Rays as -184 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 7.

Power Rankings:
The Rays sit at No. 3 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Orioles sit at an American League No. 8 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Orioles rank No. 12 in the American League at 0 hits per game. That compares with Tampa Bay’s No. 12 ranking in that category.

Baltimore brings the American League's No. 1-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rays' league No. 1-ranked defense.

Last time out for Baltimore, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Yankees on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at -205 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Baltimore didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-1 to New York on Friday at Yankee Stadium.

Tampa Bay won its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Orioles on October 3. Bettors who backed the Rays at +101 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Tampa Bay rolled to a 4-1 win against Baltimore on Wednesday, as Jeremy Hellickson and the Rays' bats led the team to victory at Tropicana Field.

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Baltimore are 6-4
After playing Baltimore are 3-7
After a win are 8-2

A few Orioles at Rays trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Baltimore's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 6 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Tampa Bay is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing at home against Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing Baltimore

Next up:
Baltimore at Tampa Bay, Wednesday, April 3

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