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Tigers Ride 8-0 Roll in Sanchez Outings

The Detroit Tigers are a lucrative 8-0 in Anibal Sanchez's last eight trips to the mound as the righthander gets the ball once again on Monday night on the road against the Tampa Bay Rays in baseball betting action at Tropicana Field.

Sanchez overall is 10-7 with a 4.59 ERA on the season, but he's 7-0 with a no-decision in his last eight trips to the mound and coming off a victory over the Mariners. Nathan Karns (5-5, 3.47 ERA) will counter for the Rays on Monday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Tampa Bay Rays in this matchup found them as -117 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 7.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.2-3.1 result in favor of the Tigers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Detroit Tigers vs Tampa Bay Rays Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Tampa Bay Rays sport a record of 49-51 heading into this matchup, while the Detroit Tigers sit at 48-50 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Detroit injuries news.

This game puts the Tampa Bay Rays, most recently No. 27 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Detroit Tigers, who rate a No. 21 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Tampa Bay Rays No. 29 ranked offense (3.51 runs per game) against a Detroit Tigers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 28 at 4.73 runs allowed per game. The Tampa Bay Rays have been averaging 7.85 hits per game, less than the Detroit Tigers have managed so far this season (9.63 hits on average).

Defensively, Detroit features the No. 28-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.76 runs per game. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 at home, scoring 3.45 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit got the wrong end of the stick in their last game on Sunday, suffering a 11-1 humiliation against Boston.

Tampa Bay didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-2 to Baltimore on Sunday at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 18 of Detroit's last 25 games
  • Detroit is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Detroit's last 18 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 9 games
  • Tampa Bay is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Tampa Bay, Tuesday, July 28th