|MLB Rays vs. A's Picks & Predictions for August 31, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Saturday, 31 August 2013 16:19|
Rays vs. A's Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the A's are -110 money line favorites over the Rays, who are +102 on the ML. With Alex Cobb set to face Sonny Gray in the pitching matchup, the over/under total for this game is sitting at 7 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Rays are now +102 after opening as +111 money line underdogs, while the A's are -110 after opening at -120. Tampa Bay enters tonight's game with a 75-58 overall record and is 31-32 on the road this year, while Oakland is 76-58 overall and 40-25 at home.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 76% of the betting public currently favors Tampa Bay. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most updated numbers.
MLB FREE PICK: Take the over. According to latest MLB trends, the over is 7-1 in the last eight meetings between these two teams in Oakland and 16-5-2 in the last 23 meetings overall. The over is also 6-0 in the A's last six games overall, 4-1-1 in their last six home games, and 5-0 in their last five games following a win. On the other side, the over is 4-1 in the Rays' last five games following a loss, 5-2 in their last seven road games versus a right-handed starter, and 3-1-1 in Cobb's last five starts overall.
MLB FREE PICK: RAYS/A'S OVER 7