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Cleveland Indians vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Odds Preview and Pick

The Cleveland Indians will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Rays in Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field on Saturday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

It's a pitching duel between Chris Archer for the Tampa Bay Rays (8-6 on the year) and Mike Clevinger for Cleveland Indians (5-4 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Tampa Bay Rays in this matchup found them as -134 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.1-2.2 win for the Indians on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cleveland Indians vs Tampa Bay Rays Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Tampa Bay Rays bring a 59-58 record to the battle against the 61-52 Indians. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Cleveland injuries news.

The Tampa Bay Rays vs Cleveland Indians odds would favor the Indians if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Tampa Bay is rated No. 24 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Cleveland is at No. 2.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Tampa Bay owns the No. 23 ranking for hits at 8.4 per game. By contrast, the Cleveland Indians are rated No. 13 in the same category at 8.73 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Cleveland owns the No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 4.13 runs per game on the highway. Tampa Bay, on the other hand, rates No. 21 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Indians didn't allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out Tampa Bay 5-0 on Friday at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Cleveland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games
  • Cleveland is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Tampa Bay is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Tampa Bay's last 9 games
  • Tampa Bay is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Tampa Bay, Sunday, August 13th