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Tampa Bay Rays home to Marlins in baseball betting action

Miami MarlinsTampa Bay Rays
June 17, 1:40 PM | TurfTropicana Field

Miami Marlins vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds

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The Miami Marlins will look to grab an inter-league road victory when they take on the Rays in Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field on Sunday in baseball action.

Alex Cobb will take the mound for Tampa Bay, and he'll carry a 2-3 record into the contest. Josh Johnson gets the ball for Miami; he's 4-4 so far this season.

View Miami vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as -110 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 7.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Rays at No. 3 in the American League and the Marlins at No. 13 in the National League heading into this contest.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tampa Bay's No. 8 ranked American League offense (4.4 runs per game) against a Marlins defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 10 in the National League at 4.4 runs allowed per game. The Rays have been averaging 7.7 hits per game, less than the Marlins have managed so far this season (8.1 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Miami owns the National League's No. 4-rated road mark, allowing 3.5 runs per game on the highway. Tampa Bay, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring at home.

The Marlins were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rays. That made winners of bettors who got Miami at +128 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Marlins beat Tampa Bay in extra innings, earning a 4-3 victory at Tropicana Field in MLB wagering action.

Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 7-3
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

A few Marlins at Rays trends to consider:
Miami is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Miami's last 25 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Miami

Next up:
Miami at Boston, Tuesday, June 19
Tampa Bay at Washington, Tuesday, June 19