MLB Interleague Play: Tampa Bay Rays vs. Atlanta Braves

by Dirty on June 15, 2010

Braves Vs Phillies Betting The fans at Turner Field will be treated to a interleague game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Atlanta Braves when they take their seats on Tuesday.

David Price will be the starting pitcher for the Rays on this day. Lefthander Price is 9-2 this season with a 2.23 ERA.

Starting this game for the Braves will be Kenshin Kawakami. The righthander has a 4.48 ERA to go along with a 0-8 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Rays listed as 123-moneyline favorites versus the Braves, while the game’s total is sitting at 8½.

The Marlins defeated Tampa Bay 6-1 as a +190 underdog on Sunday. The seven runs scored fell UNDER the posted over/under total (9).

Mike Stanton was 2-2 with two RBI for Florida and Wes Helms hit a two-run home run in the win.

The Braves defeated Minnesota 7-3 as a +130 underdog on Sunday. The 10 runs scored went OVER the posted over/under total (8.5).

Troy Glaus was 4-5 with two home runs, three RBI and three runs scored for Atlanta, while Martin Prado was 3-4 with a solo home run in the win.

Current streak:
Atlanta has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Tampa Bay: 40-23 SU
Atlanta: 37-27 SU

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

Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Tampa Bay are 2-8
After playing Minnesota are 6-2
After a win are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games when playing Atlanta
Tampa Bay is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
Atlanta is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games
Atlanta is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay

Next up:
Atlanta home to Tampa Bay, Wednesday, June 16

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