Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles Betting Matchup Report
Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds
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.
Baseball odds makers opened the Rays as -184 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 7.
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.
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
Baltimore at Tampa Bay, Wednesday, April 3