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Tampa Bay Sends Chris Archer vs Yovani Gallardo in Baltimore Orioles vs Rays Game

The Tampa Bay Rays battle the visiting Baltimore Orioles on Friday in MLB betting odds action at Tropicana Field.

It's a pitching duel between Chris Archer for the Tampa Bay Rays (4-12 on the year) and Yovani Gallardo for Baltimore Orioles (3-1 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Baltimore Orioles listed as of -105 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.7-3.8 result in favor of the Orioles. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Tampa Bay Rays sport a record of 34-54 heading into this matchup, while the Baltimore Orioles sit at 51-36 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Baltimore injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Tampa Bay Rays at No. 30 and the Baltimore Orioles at No. 10 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Tampa Bay has baseball's No. 27-rated offensive output, at 8.08 hits per game. The Baltimore Orioles average 9.45 hits per game, good for No. 3 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Baltimore owns the No. 27-rated road mark, allowing 5.08 runs per game on the highway. Tampa Bay, on the other hand, rates No. 29 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Baltimore got the job done in their last match in a 4-2 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday at Camden Yards behind starter C Tillman.

Tampa Bay didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by D Price in a losing cause, 4-0, against Boston on Sunday.

Betting Trends
  • Baltimore is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Baltimore is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Baltimore is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Tampa Bay is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 9 games
  • Tampa Bay is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Baltimore at Tampa Bay, Saturday, July 16th