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


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