MLB Matchups  >>  Baltimore vs. Tampa Bay Preview 06/17/2014


The division rival Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays are set to renew hostilities on Tuesday when they meet at Tropicana Field.

The Orioles will trot Miguel Gonzalez out to the mound in this one. Right hander Gonzalez has a 3-4 record and a 4.17 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the Rays will be Erik Bedard. The left hander has a 3.99 ERA to go along with a 3-4 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Rays listed as 119-moneyline favorites versus the Orioles, while the game's total is sitting at 8½.

Baltimore lost its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Rays on June 16. Bettors who backed the Rays at -129 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Team record: 35-34
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Baltimore's last 8 games
Baltimore is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 5 games on the road
Baltimore is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay:
Team record: 28-43
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Tampa Bay is 5-15 SU in its last 20 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Tampa Bay's last 18 games
Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Next up:
Baltimore at Tampa Bay Wednesday, June 18