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Tampa Bay Rays vs. Oakland Athletics

The Tampa Bay Rays and the Oakland Athletics will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at O.co Coliseum.

The Rays will trot Jamey Wright out to the mound in this one. Righthander Wright has a 0-0 record and a 0.00 ERA this season.

The Athletics will counter Wright with AJ Griffin. Righthander Griffin has a 3.94 ERA to go along with a 11-9 record this season.

Tampa Bay lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Athletics on August 31. Bettors who backed the Athletics at -112 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Current streak:
Tampa Bay has lost 3 straight games.
Oakland has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Tampa Bay: 75-59 SU
Oakland: 77-58 SU

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

Oakland most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 6-4
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 9 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Tampa Bay's last 21 games when playing Oakland
Tampa Bay is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Oakland
Tampa Bay is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 7 games
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Oakland's last 9 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
Oakland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Tampa Bay at LA Angels, Monday, September 2
Oakland home to Texas, Monday, September 2