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Tampa Bay Rays vs Oakland Athletics 10/02/2019 MLB Betting

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Tampa Bay Rays vs Oakland Athletics 10-02-2019 MLB Betting

Tampa Bay Rays vs Oakland Athletics 10/02/2019 – Tampa Bay Rays and Oakland Athletics have made it through the Wild Card game with real hard work. Now that the MLB Betting is already underway, the Athletics are ready to host the Bay Rays at home for one last time. Tampa experienced a rough journey to get to the Wild Card and they are finally here. As for Oakland, they fought off bigger teams on their league to get to this position.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Oakland Athletics 10/02/2019

When: Wednesday, October 02, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Oakland-Alameda Coliseum, Oakland, California
TV: ESPN
Stream: ESPN

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Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay Rays have fought their way through to secure the Wild Card spot in the American League East. While their primary goal was to outscore the Yankees, Tampa was unable to clench the division title. The Bay Rays had no issues dealing with the Blue Jays are Orioles. In fact, they managed to take out the Red Sox on their league. Tampa Bay won 96 of their 162 games on the regular season. Tampa Bay take out the Athletics with Carlie Morton as their starting pitcher in this game.

Players to watch: SP Charlie Morton (16-6, 3.05 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 194.2 IP), Austin Meadows (83 R, 33 HR, 89 RBI, .291 AVG, .364 OBP), Tommy Pham (77 R, 21 HR, 68 RBI, .273 AVG, .369 OBP, .818 OPS).

 

Oakland Athletics

Oakland Athletics clinched the Wild Card spot in the American League West after getting past Texas Rangers, Los Angeles Angels and Seattle Mariners. The Athletics were unable to catch up the Houston as they were 10 games behind. Out of 162 regular games, Oakland won 97 and lost 65. The Athletics will bring their talented pitcher Sean Manaea to the mound against Tampa Bay.

Players to watch: SP Sean Manaea (4-0, 1.21 ERA, 0.78 WHIP, 29.2 IP), Matt Olson (73 R, 36 HR, 91 RBI, .267 AVG, .351 OBP, .896 OPS), Matt Chapman (102 R, 36 HR, 91 RBI, .249 AVG, .342 OBP, .848 OPS).

Tampa Bay Rays vs Oakland Athletics Betting Numbers

Trends

Tampa Bay Rays

The UNDER has gone 4 in the last 5 games
Tampa Bay Rays are 7-3 SU in the last 10 games
Tampa Bay Rays are 2-4 SU in the last 6 games with Oakland
The total has gone OVER 4 in the last 6 games
The UNDER has gone 10 in the last 14
Tampa Bay is 13-7 SU in the last 20 games

Oakland Athletics

Oakland is 13-5 SU in the last 18 games
The UNDER has gone 5 in the last 7 games
Oakland is 4-1 SU in the last 5 games
The UNDER has gone 10-14 of Oakland against Tampa at home
The UNDER has gone 5-5 in Oakland’s last 5 games

Tampa Bay Rays vs Oakland Athletic Betting Picks

Oakland Athletics has proved to be stronger than Tampa in the past. The Athletics have played stronger opponents in their league, including Houston Astros. Sean Manaea is back after a long time to take the mound. The talented pitcher should be able to take out Tampa’s batting squad with ease.

Score Prediction: Tampa Bay Rays 3, Oakland Athletics 4.