The Baltimore Orioles are in a must win situation as a face the race on Tuesday night. All odds for this important series can be found at Bovada sportsbook.
The Orioles have been red-hot as of late, but in dropping the game yesterday to the Rays they are now one game behind the Yankees for the division with two games to play. While they have already clinched a playoff berth via the other wildcard they would love to catch the vaunted Yankees. On the mound tonight for the Orioles in this important game will be Miguel Gonzalez. Gonzalez is coming off consecutive wins and will look to continue his stellar pitching. He has just allowed 12 hits in 13 innings pitched as of late.
Tampa has been playing great baseball the last couple of weeks, but it will not matter as much because they will be the odd man out come playoff time. They have won 10 of 11 games and the difference in the streak is they have been getting consistent hitting, something that they cannot say earlier in the year. Tonight Tampa will start James Shields who has 9 quality starts in his last 10 outings.
This is a very interesting matchup considering all that is on the line for the Orioles. Tampa has such a decided pitching advantage however with shields on the mound that we will take Tampa as a moneyline favorite at home at the best sportsbooks online.