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Jake Faria, Sonny Gray Take Mound in Tampa Bay Rays vs Oakland Athletics Tilt

The Oakland Athletics will look to improve on a 42-52 record when they take on the Tampa Bay Rays, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Wednesday.

The match puts starter Jake Faria for the Tampa Bay Rays on the hill facing Sonny Gray for the Oakland Athletics. Faria brings a 4-0 mark to the game, while Gray is 5-4 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Oakland was a -128 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.5.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rays to win this game 3.6-2.0. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Oakland Athletics Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

42-52 Oakland battles the Rays, currently with a 51-44 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 9-ranked Oakland Athletics and the No. 12-rated Tampa Bay Rays in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Oakland owns the No. 29 ranking for hits at 7.8 per game. By contrast, the Tampa Bay Rays are rated No. 15 in the same category at 8.74 per game.

Oakland owns the No. 26 defense, allowing 4.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Tampa Bay's No. 13-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rays enjoyed a 4-3 victory at the expense of the Athletics on Tuesday, with Blake Snell throwing 0.1 innings of 0-hit ball at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Oakland is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 7 games
  • Oakland is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Oakland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay home to Texas, Friday, July 21st
Oakland at New York, Friday, July 21st