Monday, July 17, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jake Odorizzi vs. Daniel Gossett
O.co Coliseum is the site of the matchup between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Oakland Athletics on Monday, July 17, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Jake Odorizzi for the Rays and Daniel Gossett for the Athletics.
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Tampa Bay opens at -114 while Oakland opens at +104. The Rays have a 53-37-2 over/under record and a 49-43-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 45-46-0 against the run line and have a 50-39-2 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 53-37-2 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 49-43-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 50-39-2 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 45-46-0 against the run line
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
07/07/17 2B Tim Beckham Ankle 10-day DL (07/06)
07/01/17 SS Daniel Robertson Neck 10-day DL (06/26)
06/26/17 P Diego Moreno Shoulder 60-day DL (05/22)
06/23/17 LF Colby Rasmus Hip 10-day DL (06/19)
06/13/17 P Matt Andriese Hip 60-day DL (06/11)
06/09/17 CF Kevin Kiermaier Hip 60-day DL (06/09)
06/09/17 LF Rickie Weeks Jr. Shoulder 10-day DL (06/09)
06/01/17 P Kevin Gadea Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
06/01/17 3B Matt Duffy Achilles 60-day DL (04/02)
06/01/17 P Shawn Tolleson Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
05/18/17 P Xavier Cedeno Forearm 60-day DL (04/18)
04/01/17 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 60-day DL (03/10)
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
07/06/17 P Jharel Cotton Blister 10-day DL (07/04)
06/25/17 2B Chad Pinder Hamstring 10-day DL (06/24)
06/10/17 P Andrew Triggs Hip 60-day DL (06/10)
05/28/17 P Kendall Graveman Shoulder 10-day DL (05/26)
05/28/17 P Ryan Dull Knee 10-day DL (05/20)
05/28/17 P Bobby Wahl Shoulder 10-day DL (05/24)
04/01/17 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/01/17 CF Jake Smolinski Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rays have a 49-43 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi has a 5-4 record with an earned run average of 4.63 and a WHIP of 1.32. He has 72 strikeouts over his 83.2 innings pitched and he's given up 80 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.68. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.37 and they have given up 275 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 259 hitters and walked 122 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.12. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 780 base hits and 377 earned runs. They have allowed 105 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 300 batters and struck out 734. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.23.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .257, good for 13th in the league. The Rays hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Corey Dickerson is hitting .315 with an on-base percentage of .357. He has 111 hits this season in 352 at bats with 42 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .551 and an OPS+ of 144. Logan Morrison is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .363. He has totaled 76 hits and he has driven in 59 men in 299 at bats. His OPS+ is 149 while his slugging percentage is at .562. The Rays have 808 hits, including 145 doubles and 136 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 325 times so far this season and they have struck out 889 times as a unit. They have left 642 men on base and have a team OPS of .773. They score 4.74 runs per contest and have scored a total of 436 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 41-50 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.23, Daniel Gossett has a 1-4 record and a 1.42 WHIP. He has 20 strikeouts over the 30.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 38 hits. He allows 11.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.87 and they have given up 295 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 291 batters and walked 108 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.71. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 789 base knocks and 420 earned runs this season. They have given up 109 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 278 hitters and struck out 704 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.34.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 29th in the league. The Athletics hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Jed Lowrie comes into this matchup batting .273 with an OBP of .340. He has 90 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 330 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .448 with an OPS+ of 114. Yonder Alonso is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .369. He has collected 72 hits in 265 at bats while driving in 44 runs. He has an OPS+ of 151 and a slugging percentage of .562. The Athletics as a unit have 717 base hits, including 163 doubles and 130 homers. Oakland has walked 309 times this year and they have struck out on 878 occasions. They have had 589 men left on base and have an OPS of .732. They have scored 4.31 runs per game and totaled 392 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rays -114
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