MLB Interleague Play: Tampa Bay Rays vs. Atlanta Braves

by Dirty on June 16, 2010

Braves Vs Phillies Betting The Tampa Bay Rays and the Atlanta Braves will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Turner Field.

Wade Davis will be the starting pitcher for the Rays on this day. Righthander Davis is 5-6 this season with a 4.91 ERA.

Davis’s opponent in this one will be Tommy Hanson. The Braves righthander has a 3.69 ERA to go along with a 6-3 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Braves listed as 134-moneyline favorites versus the Rays, while the game’s total is sitting at 8½.

Evan Longoria homered and drove in three runs as the Rays crushed the Braves 10-4 on Tuesday. The Rays won that game as -128 favorites, and the 14 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.

David Price improved to 10-2 with the win, allowing eight hits and three runs over five innings.

Kenshin Kawakami was tagged with the loss, giving up seven hits and five runs over five innings.

Team records:
Tampa Bay: 41-23 SU
Atlanta: 37-28 SU

Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a loss are 8-2

A few trends to consider:
Tampa Bay is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Atlanta is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Atlanta is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games

Next up:
Atlanta home to Tampa Bay, Thursday, June 17

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