It is the AL Wildcard single elimination winner take all Major League Baseball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Cleveland Indians scheduled for Tuesday October 2nd. The Rays and Indians will get started from Cleveland at 8PM Eastern Time and TBS TV will provide the coast to coast TV coverage. Check the MLB odds now at Bovada sportsbook.
A check of the Major League Baseball odds from this Wildcard contest have the road team Tampa Bay Rays favored by -117 odds with the return on the home underdog Cleveland Indians at +107 odds. The run total is lined at 7 runs with over the total favored by -115 odds and the under bringing back -105 odds. Those who play the run line with Cleveland and lay the -1 ½ runs will get back +140 odds. Bettors who chose the +1 ½ run head start with the Tampa Bay Rays will lay -160 odds for their run line wager.
The Tampa Bay Rays earned the right to play in the AL Wildcard game as they had to travel into Texas on Monday to face the Texas Rangers. Tampa Bay wins game 163 on the regular season schedule as they beat the Rangers 5-2 as a -116 betting odds favorite. The Rays have won eight of their past ten games and stumbled into the Tiebreaker after losing two of three games this past weekend at the Toronto Blue Jays. Entering the final weekend of the regular season the Rays were two games ahead of Texas but with the Rangers winning every game over the weekend and Tampa Bay losing two it created the tie for the final wildcard spot in the American League. In their win on Monday the Rays batters had seven hits and drew seven walks from Rangers pitchers in the win. With Tampa Bay stumbling this week past weekend they were forced to throw David Price in the Tiebreaker and the left hander responded with a complete game going a full nine innings and allowing two earned runs and seven hits in the process. The pitching matchups for Tuesday will feature right hander Alex Cobb for the Rays as he will oppose righty Danny Salazar for the Indians.
With our free MLB pick for Wednesday we will play on the Tampa Bay Rays -117 odds against the Cleveland Indians but prior to wagering be sure to view some sportsbook reviews.