MLB Matchups  >>  Tampa Bay Rays vs. Oakland Athletics Preview 08/06/2014

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The Tampa Bay Rays will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Wednesday when they take on the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum.

Jeremy Hellickson will be the starting pitcher for the Rays on this day. Right hander Hellickson is 0-1 this season with a 3.29 ERA.

Meanwhile, it'll be Sonny Gray who starts for the Athletics. Right hander Gray is 12-4 with a 2.59 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Athletics listed as 189-moneyline favorites versus the Rays, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.

The Rays were a 3-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at -125 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Tampa Bay:
Team record: 54-59
Current Streak: lost 3 straight games.
Tampa Bay is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
Tampa Bay is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 10 games
Tampa Bay is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Oakland:
Team record: 69-43
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games
Oakland is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games at home
Oakland is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Tampa Bay
Next up:
Tampa Bay at Chi Cubs Friday, August 8
Oakland home to Minnesota Thursday, August 7