MLB Matchups  >>  Tampa Bay vs. Houston Preview 06/15/2014


The Tampa Bay Rays and the Houston Astros will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Minute Maid Park.

The Rays will give the ball to starter David Price in this one. Left hander Price is 4-6 this season with a 3.97 ERA.

Price's opponent in this one will be Brad Peacock. The Astros right hander has a 4.50 ERA to go along with a 2-4 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Rays listed as 159-moneyline favorites versus the Astros, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.

The Rays were a 7-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Astros. That made winners of bettors who got Houston at +131 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.

Tampa Bay:
Team record: 26-43
Tampa Bay is 3-15 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Tampa Bay's last 16 games
Tampa Bay is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games on the road
Team record: 32-38
Houston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Houston is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games when playing Tampa Bay
Next up:
Tampa Bay home to Baltimore Monday, June 16
Houston at Washington Tuesday, June 17