Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Wednesday when the Tampa Bay Rays and the Baltimore Orioles meet at Camden Yards.
Righthander Alex Cobb will take the mound for the Rays to start this game. Cobb is 9-8 this season with a 4.28 ERA.
Cobb’s opponent in this one will be Miguel Gonzalez. The Orioles righthander has a 3.84 ERA to go along with a 6-4 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Rays listed as 120-moneyline favorites versus the Orioles, while the game’s total is sitting at 8½.
Tampa Bay lost its last outing, a 9-2 result against the Orioles on September 11. Bettors who backed the Orioles at +113 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Tampa Bay: 77-64 SU
Baltimore: 79-62 SU
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Baltimore are 6-4
After playing Baltimore are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Baltimore most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Tampa Bay are 2-8
After playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tampa Bay’s last 10 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
Tampa Bay is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore’s last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore’s last 5 games at home
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore’s last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
Baltimore home to Tampa Bay, Thursday, September 13