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Tampa Bay Rays Home to the Oakland Athletics in MLB Betting Odds Action

Oakland Athletics


Tampa Bay Rays
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Tropicana Field

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

Erik Bedard will take the mound for the Tampa Bay Rays, and he'll carry a 2-1 record into the contest. Tom Milone gets the ball for the Oakland Athletics; he's 1-3 so far this season.

Oakland Athletics vs Tampa Bay Rays Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Tampa Bay Rays as -112 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at BetOnline.

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Computer Prediction: Oakland Athletics vs Tampa Bay Rays Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Athletics to win this game 6.4-3.6. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Tampa Bay (19-27) will face the 29-16 Athletics in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Oakland injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 27 (Tampa Bay Rays) and the No. 1 (Oakland Athletics) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How Oakland Athletics vs Tampa Bay Rays Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Tampa Bay has baseball's No. 23-rated offensive output, at 8.39 hits per game. The Oakland Athletics average 9.04 hits per game, good for No. 7 on the list.

Tampa Bay owns the No. 21 defense, allowing 3.89 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Oakland's No. 1-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Oakland, they were a 3-0 winner as they battled the Rays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -114 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Athletics didn't allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out Tampa Bay 3-0 on Tuesday at Tropicana Field.

Oakland Athletics vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Odds Trends

Oakland is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games
Tampa Bay is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Tampa Bay's last 18 games at home

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