The Rays and the Orioles meet for the third game of their series from Camden Yards today. All MLB odds can be found by visiting Top Bet sportsbook.
The Orioles have asserted themselves in this series having taken the first two games of this series over a division rival. Adam Jones and Bill Hall led the offensive attack for the Orioles who had 5 runs and 6 hits for the game. Brian Matusz got his second win of the season as a result of going 5.3 strong innings. Jake Arrieta gets the start today for the Orioles and Arrieta has lost 3 of his last 4 starts while pitching to a 4.23 ERA overall.
The Rays came into this series on a roll, but have hit a stumbling block in the Baltimore Orioles. The Rays as a team only had 7 hits on Saturday which accounted for their 3 runs. Matt Moore took the loss for the Rays even though only allowing one earned run in the contest. James Shields takes the hill today to try and avoid the sweep. Shields lost his last outing, but overall has pitched to a very respectable 3.23 ERA.
Baltimore is 13-3 in their last 16 games as an underdog, 14-5 in their last 19 games overall, and 1-5 in Arrieta’s last six home starts. Tampa Bay is 1-6 in their last seven games overall, 9-4 in their last 13 games after losing the first two games of a series, and 6-1 in Shields’ last seven starts. Tampa Bay is 12-4 in Shields’ last 16 starts against Baltimore.
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