Rays vs. Orioles Tuesday Prediction

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Baltimore Orioles, 4/24/2018 Prediction & Odds

The Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles will open a new series Tuesday night at 7:05 p.m. ET. Will the Rays upset their American League East rivals when the two teams kick things off in Game 1?

Game Snapshot & Odds

917 Tampa Bay Rays (-105) at Baltimore Orioles (-115); 8.5 runs

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

7:05 p.m. ET, Orioles Park at Camden Yards


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Public Betting Trends

Oddsmakers from online sportsbook YouWager currently list the Orioles as a -115 favorite. As of this writing, 67% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Orioles to beat the Rays on the money line. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on this game.

Rays' Faria picks up first win since July of last season

Jake Faria surrendered five hits and one run over six innings Wednesday in the Rays’ win over the Rangers. He finished the afternoon with six strikeouts and one walk. The Rangers’ only run off Faria came on a solo blast by Shin-Soo Choo in the third inning. Wednesday’s victory was Faria’s first since July 25 of last season. The right-hander will toe the rubber again next Tuesday at Baltimore.

Orioles' Cobb off to horrific start with new team

Alex Cobb surrendered seven runs -- five earned -- in 3 1/3 innings Thursday in a loss to the Tigers. Cobb was unlucky early in the outing, but the Tigers hit the ball harder as the afternoon went on.

He's allowed 10 hits in both of his starts since joining the Orioles, giving up a total of 15 runs -- 12 earned -- in seven innings. It's still spring training for him, so some early struggles are no surprise, even if this is worse than anyone should have expected.

MLB Betting Trends

Tampa Bay

The Rays have won four straight games but are 0-8 in their last eight divisional games.


The Orioles are 2-6 in their last eight home games and are 13-38 in their last 51 games overall.


Cobb has been so bad in the early going that Faria is worth backing on Tuesday night. The Rays are also the hotter team, as the Orioles are 8-20 in their last 28 games versus American League East competition, are 4-12 in their last 16 games when starting a new series, and are 8-26 in their last 34 games versus a right-handed starter.


The Pick: Tampa Bay Rays -105


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