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The Oakland Athletics and the Tampa Bay Rays will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Tropicana Field.
Lefthander Tom Milone will take the mound for the Athletics to start this game. Milone is 3-0 this season with a 3.86 ERA.
Starting this game for the Rays will be Fausto Carmona. The righthander has a 5.78 ERA to go along with a 0-3 record this season.
In their last action, Oakland was a 1-0 loser on the road against the Rays. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -132 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Oakland has lost 2 straight games.
Tampa Bay has won 2 straight games.
Oakland: 12-6 SU
Tampa Bay: 7-10 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After playing Oakland are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Oakland's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Oakland's last 17 games
Oakland is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
Oakland is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Tampa Bay is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Tampa Bay's last 18 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing Oakland
Oakland at Boston, Monday, April 22
Tampa Bay home to NY Yankees, Monday, April 22