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Athletics Vs Rays: MLB Betting Odds & Trends – 5/9/2021

Seth Brown takes a two-game home run streak into the Oakland Athletics’ (21-14) matchup against the Tampa Bay Rays (18-17). The Athletics are moneyline favorites (-117) for this outing against the Rays (+100), which starts at 4:07 PM ET on Sunday at RingCentral Coliseum. Oakland has Cole Irvin starting things off, and Tampa Bay will send out Shane McClanahan.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of May 9, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Athletics vs Rays Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Irvin (OAK) Pitcher McClanahan (TB)
3 – 3 W/L 0 – 0
35.0 IP 8.0
3.09 ERA 2.25
1.110 WHIP 1.130
8.7 K/9 11.3
1.3 BB/9 2.3

Athletics Probable Starter Cole Irvin

  • Irvin makes the start for the Athletics, his seventh of the season. He is 3-3 with a 3.09 ERA and 34 strikeouts through 35 innings pitched.
  • His most recent appearance came on Wednesday against the Blue Jays, when the left-hander went eight innings, surrendering one earned run while giving up three hits.
  • He will take the hill against a Rays offense that ranks eighth in the league with 265 total hits (on a.224 batting average). The team also slugs a collective .368 (25th in the league) with 35 total home runs (21st in MLB action).
  • The Athletics have played as the moneyline favorite for three of Irvin’s starts this season, and they won every game.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 9, 2021 at 2:06 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rays Stats vs Irvin

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Mike Brosseau 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Randy Arozarena 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Yandy Díaz 3 .667 2 0 0 .667 1.334
Willy Adames 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Manuel Margot 3 .667 2 0 1 .667 1.667
Kevin Kiermaier 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Yoshitomo Tsutsugo 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Mike Zunino 2 .500 1 1 1 .500 2.500
Brett Phillips 1 1.000 1 0 0 1.000 3.000

Rays Probable Starter Shane McClanahan

  • McClanahan will get the start for the Rays, his third of the season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Wednesday, when he threw four innings against the Angels without allowing a run.
  • The Athletics rank 26th in MLB with a .218 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 15th in the league (.390) and 46 home runs.
  • His team won his only start as an underdog this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 9, 2021 at 2:06 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Athletics Stats vs McClanahan

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Ramón Laureano 2 .500 1 0 1 .500 1.500
Sean Murphy 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Matt Chapman 2 .500 1 1 1 .500 2.500
Mitch Moreland 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.500
Mark Canha 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Jed Lowrie 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Tony Kemp 1 1.000 1 0 0 1.000 2.000
Stephen Piscotty 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Elvis Andrus 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Athletics Betting Trends

  • The Athletics’ offense is averaging 4.2 runs in home games while scoring 4.2 per game away from RingCentral Coliseum.
  • The Athletics have the No. 17 offense in baseball scoring 4.2 runs per game (147 total runs).
  • The Athletics have won 66.7% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (14-7).
  • Oakland has a record of 11-6 when it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -117 or shorter (64.7%).
  • Oakland has played in 34 games with a set over/under, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 18 times (18-16).
  • Oakland was the moneyline favorite in seven of its last 10 games, and finished 4-3 in those matchups.

Rays Betting Trends

  • The Rays rank 15th in the league with 149 total runs scored this season.
  • In 18 road games this season, they’ve scored 5.4 runs per contest compared to the 3.1 per game they average at home.
  • This season, the Rays have been the underdog 19 times and won 11, or 57.9%, of those games.
  • Tampa Bay is 6-5 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +100 or more on the moneyline.
  • Games involving Tampa Bay have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 20 of 35 chances this season.
  • In seven games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, Tampa Bay has a record of 4-3.

Athletics Players to Watch

  • Matt Olson leads the Athletics with seven home runs.
  • Among the qualified hitters in baseball, Olson ranks 18th in HR.
  • Ramon Laureano’s seven home runs pace his team.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Laureano’s 7 HR rank 18th.

Athletics Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Ramón Laureano 123 .244 20 7 15 .321 .809
Mark Canha 122 .246 28 5 9 .391 .801
Matt Chapman 118 .195 14 5 14 .307 .688
Jed Lowrie 117 .282 17 3 22 .349 .793
Elvis Andrus 110 .155 7 0 5 .195 .386
Matt Olson 106 .264 16 7 20 .342 .870
Sean Murphy 84 .202 10 4 13 .337 .730
Mitch Moreland 75 .200 9 4 12 .279 .666
Stephen Piscotty 72 .208 6 3 7 .288 .663
Seth Brown 55 .273 7 5 12 .322 .904

Rays Players to Watch

  • Joey Wendle leads Tampa Bay in batting average (.288) this season while adding three home runs and 16 RBI.
  • Wendle’s .462 SLG ranks 14th among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Randy Arozarena has 31 hits and an OBP of .358 to go with a slugging percentage of .385 this season.
  • Arozarena does not rank in the top 10 in average and home runs among qualified hitters in the majors.

Rays Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Brandon Lowe 118 .195 14 6 16 .291 .672
Randy Arozarena 117 .265 18 3 12 .358 .743
Austin Meadows 114 .202 17 7 17 .326 .773
Yandy Díaz 108 .259 10 0 9 .398 .685
Willy Adames 108 .185 10 3 8 .221 .545
Manuel Margot 105 .238 13 3 17 .283 .664
Joey Wendle 104 .288 20 3 16 .342 .804
Yoshitomo Tsutsugo 78 .167 5 0 5 .244 .462
Michael Brosseau 69 .174 9 2 8 .240 .559
Kevin Kiermaier 69 .217 8 0 5 .289 .579

Athletics vs Rays Player Props

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