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MLB BASEBALL

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Oakland Athletics

The fans at O.co Coliseum will be treated to a game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Oakland Athletics when they take their seats on Saturday.

The Rays will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Alex Cobb in this game. Cobb has a 8-2 record and a 2.87 ERA this season.

The Athletics will counter Cobb with Sonny Gray. Righthander Gray has a 3.70 ERA to go along with a 1-2 record this season.

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -102 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Tampa Bay has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Tampa Bay: 75-58 SU
Oakland: 76-58 SU

Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 6-4
After playing Oakland are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

Oakland most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Tampa Bay's last 20 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Oakland's last 8 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Oakland home to Tampa Bay, Sunday, September 1