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Tampa Bay Rays vs Oakland Athletics Betting Matchup Report

Oakland AthleticsTampa Bay Rays
Aug 7, 1:40 PM | TurfTropicana Field

Oakland Athletics vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds

50-63TEAM RECORD59-53

The Tampa Bay Rays host Oakland on Sunday, looking to build on their 59-53 mark against the 50-63 Athletics in MLB betting action at Tropicana Field.

David Price will take the mound for Tampa Bay, and he'll carry a 9-10 record into the contest. Trevor Cahill gets the ball for Oakland; he's 9-10 so far this season.

View Oakland vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Tampa Bay opened as -175 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 7.5.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 4-rated Athletics taking on the American League's No. 10-rated Rays in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Tampa Bay owns the No. 13 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.2 per game. By contrast, the Athletics are rated No. 12 in the same category at 8.3 per game.

Tampa Bay owns the American League's No. 4 defense, allowing 4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Oakland's American League No. 5-rated defense.

In their last action, Oakland was an 8-0 winner on the road against the Rays. Bettors on Oakland at +121 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Athletics didn’t allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out Tampa Bay 8-0 on Saturday at Tropicana Field.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Kansas City are 3-7
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

A few Athletics at Rays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Oakland's last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Oakland's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Tampa Bay's last 12 games
Tampa Bay is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Oakland at Toronto, Tuesday, August 9
Tampa Bay home to Kansas City, Monday, August 8

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