Rays at Orioles 7/13/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Tampa Bay Rays vs. Baltimore Orioles
MLB: 1:05 PM EST
Jul. 13, 2019
Latest Odds : TB -175 O/U 9.5
AL East Division foes will clash on Saturday afternoon, when the Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles continue their weekend series from Camden Yards. Last night, Tampa Bay exploded for seven runs during the first inning of a 16-4 road triumph against Baltimore. Rookie 1B Nate Lowe collected four hits and drove in three runs for the Rays, who trail the Yankees by 6.5 games for first place.
Rookie left-hander Brendan McKay (1-0 2.45 ERA) will make his third career major league start for the Rays. Through his first 11 innings, McKay has allowed just one walk and sports an impressive 0.73 WHIP.
The Baltimore Orioles have lost 31 of their 42 home games and have a long rebuilding effort ahead of them. On Friday, SP Dylan Bundy lasted just one innings and fell to 4-11 on the season. Renato Nunez blasted his team high 21st home run for the Orioles, who are a major league worst 31.5 games out of first place.
The Orioles will counter with talented left-hander John Means (7-4 2.50 ERA) on Saturday afternoon. Baltimore has won Means’ last two starts and he has given up just two runs over his last 12 innings of work.
Recent Betting Trends:
Rays are 28-13 in their last 41 during game 2 of a series.
Orioles are 5-2 in Means' last 7 home starts.
Under is 22-6-1 in Rays last 29 road games vs. a left-handed starter.
Under is 5-2 in Means' last 7 home starts.
Rays are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Baltimore.
Free Betting Pick: UNDER 9.5
Baltimore DH Mark Trumbo (knee) has been shut down for a couple of weeks and could miss the rest of the season. Through 92 games, Tampa Bay ranks 19th in OPS and 19th in runs scored. For the season, Baltimore ranks 27th in OPS and 26th in runs scored. Look for pitching to bet the story in a game that stays under the total. Final Score Prediction, Tampa Bay Rays win 4-2.