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Cleveland Indians Favored by -174 Against Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Tampa Bay Rays dueling the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday at Progressive Field.

For the Cleveland Indians, Danny Salazar gets the ball, charged with keeping the Tampa Bay Rays hitters off the base paths. He'll face Jake Odorizzi, 2-2 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Cleveland Indians as -174 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rays to win this game 4.5-3.7. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Cleveland Indians Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cleveland Indians sport a record of 20-17 heading into this matchup, while the Tampa Bay Rays sit at 19-22 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

The Cleveland Indians sit at No. 10 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tampa Bay Rays sit at No. 9 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cleveland has baseball's No. 21-rated offensive output, at 7.97 hits per game. The Tampa Bay Rays average 8.34 hits per game, good for No. 17 on the list.

Cleveland owns the No. 3 defense, allowing 4.32 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Tampa Bay's No. 11-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay suffered a 8-7 loss against Cleveland on Monday, as C Archer wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Progressive Field.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Tampa Bay is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games
  • Tampa Bay is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Cleveland's last 13 games
  • Cleveland is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games at home
  • Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Cleveland, Wednesday, May 17th