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Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles Highlights MLB Odds Menu

The Tampa Bay Rays host Baltimore on Friday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 70-76 mark against the 72-74 Orioles in MLB betting odds action at Tropicana Field.

The match puts starter Tyler Wilson for the Baltimore Orioles on the hill facing Drew Smyly for the Tampa Bay Rays. Wilson brings a 9-7 mark to the game, while Smyly is 2-2 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Tampa Bay Rays in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -126 at BetOnline for Friday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 7 at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.4-3 win for 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

Tampa Bay (70-76) will face the 72-74 Orioles in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Baltimore injuries news.

The Tampa Bay Rays sit at No. 13 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Baltimore Orioles sit at No. 27 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Tampa Bay Rays No. 28-rated offense, averaging 3.82 runs per game, against a Baltimore Orioles defense that ranks No. 15 at 4.24 in runs allowed per game. The Tampa Bay Rays have averaged 8.43 hits per game so far, less than Baltimore Orioles batters have averaged on the year (8.55 hits per game).

Tampa Bay owns the No. 8 defense, allowing 3.82 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Baltimore's No. 15-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Orioles enjoyed a 4-3 victory at the expense of the Rays on Thursday, with C Tillman throwing 1.1 innings of 0-hit ball at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 7 games
  • Baltimore is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Baltimore's last 10 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
  • Tampa Bay is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Baltimore at Tampa Bay, Saturday, September 19th