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Ubaldo Jimenez, Chris Archer Take Mound in Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays Tilt

The visiting Baltimore Orioles hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to pick up a win at Tropicana Field against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Chris Archer will take the mound for the Tampa Bay Rays, and he'll carry a 5-4 record into the contest. Ubaldo Jimenez gets the ball for the Baltimore Orioles; he's 2-2 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Tampa Bay Rays in this matchup found them as -170 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 9 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 6.5-3.8 result in favor of the Rays. 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 39-36 heading into this matchup, while the Baltimore Orioles sit at 35-37 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Baltimore injuries news.

The Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles odds would favor the Rays if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Tampa Bay is rated No. 19 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Baltimore is at No. 30.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Tampa Bay owns the No. 13 ranking for hits at 8.75 per game. By contrast, the Baltimore Orioles are rated No. 12 in the same category at 8.9 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Tampa Bay has the No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Orioles own the No. 28 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Orioles were saddled with a loss last time out in W Miley's start, as they lost 6-3 against Cleveland on Thursday at Camden Yards.

Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Reds, a 8-3 final on Wednesday in support of E Ramirez at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • Baltimore is 5-14 ATS in its last 19 games
  • Baltimore is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Baltimore's last 18 games
  • Baltimore is 1-11 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Tampa Bay's last 14 games
  • Tampa Bay is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Baltimore at Tampa Bay, Saturday, June 24th