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    Oddsmakers don’t expect the Oakland Athletics (19-50), at +227 on the moneyline, to prolong their seven-game winning streak when they face the Tampa Bay Rays (48-22), at -276, on Wednesday at 9:40 PM ET. Tampa Bay’s Tyler Glasnow and Oakland’s Luis Medina will start this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rays vs. Athletics

    • Game Day: Wednesday, June 14, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
    • Location: Oakland, California
    • Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
    Rays vs Athletics Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rays -276 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Rays vs. the Athletics?

    • TV Channel: NBCS-CA

    Rays Stats & Trends

    Rays Batting

    • The Rays average 1.6 home runs per game to rank second in MLB play with 113 total home runs.
    • Tampa Bay is fifth in MLB with a .262 batting average.
    • The Rays are second in MLB with an on-base percentage of .336.
    • Tampa Bay strikes out 8.4 times per game, the No. 17 average in baseball.
    • The Rays have hit 51 home runs away from home this season (1.6 per game).
    • Tampa Bay is slugging .450 with 3.3 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • Away from home this season the team averages 9.2 hits per game and is batting .262.

    Rays Key Batters

    • Wander Franco leads Tampa Bay in slugging percentage (.475) thanks to 29 extra-base hits. He has a .292 batting average and an on-base percentage of .352.
    • Among qualifying hitters in the majors, his batting average ranks 20th, his on-base percentage ranks 40th, and he is 37th in slugging.
    • Randy Arozarena leads Tampa Bay with an OBP of .404 this season while batting .286 with 39 walks and 41 runs scored. He’s slugging .485.
    • His batting average ranks 24th among qualified players, his on-base percentage sixth, and his slugging percentage 33rd.
    • Yandy Diaz leads Tampa Bay with 65 hits. He is batting .302 this season and 25 of his hits have gone for extra bases.
    • Josh Lowe has been key for Tampa Bay with 56 hits, an OBP of .341 plus a slugging percentage of .537.

    Athletics Stats & Trends

    Athletics Batting

    • The Athletics rank 23rd in Major League Baseball with 65 home runs.
    • Oakland ranks last in MLB with a team batting average of just .223.
    • The Athletics have an OBP of just .306 this season, which ranks 26th in MLB.
    • Oakland is a team with a lot of swing and miss this season, ranking 26th with an average of 9.1 strikeouts per game.
    • They’ve hit 27 homers, an average of 0.8 per game, in 33 home contests this season.
    • In 33 home games this season, it is slugging .326 with 70 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 33 home games this season, they have a batting average of .207 while averaging 6.7 base hits per contest.

    Athletics Key Batters

    • Esteury Ruiz has a .332 slugging percentage, which paces the Athletics. He’s batting .257 with an on-base percentage of .316.
    • He ranks 81st in batting average, 112th in on-base percentage and 153rd in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters in the big leagues.
    • Brent Rooker paces his team with 53 hits. He has a batting average of .265 while slugging .515 with an on-base percentage of .366.
    • Including all qualified players, his batting average places him 59th, his on-base percentage is 23rd, and he is 17th in slugging.
    • Ryan Noda has put up a team-high .409 on-base percentage.
    • Jace Peterson is hitting .228 with three doubles, a triple, five home runs and 25 walks.

    Rays vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

    Tyler Glasnow (TB) Pitcher Luis Medina (OAK)
    1 – 0 W/L 1 – 5
    15.2 IP 34.2
    2.87 ERA 7.53
    1.085 WHIP 1.558
    11.5 K/9 8.3
    4.0 BB/9 4.4

    Rays vs. Athletics Injury Updates

    • Rays: Brandon Lowe: 10 Day IL (Leg), Calvin Faucher: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Pete Fairbanks: 15 Day IL (Hip), Zack Littell: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Drew Rasmussen: 60 Day IL (Flexor), Jeffrey Springs: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Garrett Cleavinger: 60 Day IL (Knee), Josh Fleming: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Shane Baz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Andrew Kittredge: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Athletics: Zach Jackson: 15 Day IL (Undisclosed), Drew Rucinski: 15 Day IL (Illness), Mason Miller: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Dany Jimenez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Freddy Tarnok: 60 Day IL (Undisclosed), Kirby Snead: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Manny Piña: 60 Day IL (Wrist)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Rays and Athletics (Last 10 Games)


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