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Tampa Bay Rays Favored by -120 Against Oakland Athletics on Sunday

The Oakland Athletics pay a visit to Tampa Bay on Sunday, hoping to shut down the Rays bats in baseball betting action at Tropicana Field.

Sonny Gray gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Oakland Athletics on Sunday; he's 3-4 on the season. The Tampa Bay Rays, meanwhile, will counter with Matt Moore, who will be looking to improve on his 1-3 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Oakland Athletics were listed as 110 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Sunday over at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 6.0-3.1 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.

Oakland Athletics vs Tampa Bay Rays Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

16-18 Tampa Bay battles the Athletics, currently with a 15-22 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Oakland injuries news.

This game puts the Tampa Bay Rays, most recently No. 18 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Oakland Athletics, who rate a No. 28 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Oakland Athletics rank No. 15 at 8.38 hits per game. That compares with the Tampa Bay Rays No. 30 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Tampa Bay has the No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Athletics own the No. 26 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Tampa Bay staff and losing 6-0 to the Rays on Saturday at Tropicana Field.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland home to Texas, Monday, May 16th
Tampa Bay at Toronto, Monday, May 16th