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(38-57) Tampa Bay Rays vs. Oakland Athletics (42-54)
Date: Friday July 22, 2016
Time: 10:05 PM ET
Venue: Oakland Coliseum Oakland, California
Projected Pitchers: Jake Ordrizi vs Sean Manaea
MLB Moneyline Odds: Rays -105 / Athletics -115
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Rays +1.5 -210 / Athletics -1.5 +175
MLB Betting Total: 8
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The Rays have won 3 in a row, but after a terrible few weeks they are still in the basement of the AL East 17 games out of first place. Their offense has been the issue this season, but in their 3-game streak Tampa Bay has totaled 28 runs.
The A’s have lost 2 in a row and they are also in the basement of their division 13 games out of first in the AL West.
The A’s are 48-22 in their last 70 home games facing the Rays.
In Game 1 of this series yesterday the Rays beat the A’s 7-3.
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The Rays’ offense has come alive as of late, but they still only rank 24th in the Majors in runs scored. Their pitching has not been much better ranking 23rd in team ERA.
Jake Odorizi (4-5 4.39 ERA) gets the starting nod for Tampa Bay and in his last start he gave up 2 earned runs in 6 innings in a 5-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles. The Rays had lost his previous 5 starts.
Odorizi faced the A’s earlier this season and he did not have a good outing giving up 5 earned runs in only 4 innings of work in a 6-3 Tampa loss.
While the Rays have lost 5 of their last 6 games with Odorizi on the hill they have won 5 of their last 7 road games when he has gotten the call.
This season the Rays are 19-27 on the road.
Like the Rays the A’s have struggled at the plate and on the mound this season ranking 22nd in runs scored and 26th in team ERA.
Sean Manaea (3-5 5.13 ERA) goes tonight for Oakland and in his last start he gave up 2 earned runs in 5 innings in a 5-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays.
The A’s have lost his last 3 starts, but he has pitched well as of late only giving up 2 earned runs in his last 2 outings.
Tonight will be Manaea’s first start this season against the Rays.
The A’s are 0-5 in Manaea’s last 5 starts following a team loss in their previous game.
Oakland has only scored 7 runs total in their last 3 games. The A’s have lost 7 of their last 8 games facing a team with a losing record.
The A’s are 21-29 at home this season.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- the Mariners are 7-3 in their last 10
- Seattle is 6-5 in day games in 2016
- the Rays are hitting just .211 against RHP this year
- Tampa SPs have a combined 3.91 ERA on the road this year.
- the Rays are 5-5 in their last 10
Free Tampa Bay Rays vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Prediction:
Manaea has been pitching well as of late and he will get some support tonight, as the A’s will take this game and snap their 2-game skid.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Oakland ML and game total Over 8
IN 5 of the last 6 games between these teams, including yesterday’s game, the total went Over and that trend will continue tonight.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Oakland 6-4
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