MLB Picks: Tampa Bay Rays vs. Baltimore Orioles

Jeff GrantContributor IAugust 21, 2013

MLB Picks: Tampa Bay Rays vs. Baltimore Orioles

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    The Baltimore Orioles are 14-7 at home with a money line of minus-100 to minus-125 this season, which is important to consider when making your MLB picks on Wednesday as they close out a three-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

    Courtesy of SBR Forum, the Orioles are minus-115 favorites in the pro baseball odds, with the betting total sitting at nine in the market.

    Let's take a closer look at this American League East matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.   

Tampa Bay Rays

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    The Tampa Bay Rays have won the first two games of this series, including a 7-4 road victory on Tuesday night.

    Rays starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson is 8-3 with a 3.09 ERA in 15 career appearances against the Baltimore Orioles. 

Baltimore Orioles

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    The Baltimore Orioles are 3-7 in their last 10 games, with the OVER cashing in seven of those opportunities.

    Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen is 3-2 with a 3.15 ERA in six home starts in 2013. 

Prediction

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    I'm going to recommend that readers back the Baltimore Orioles, as they've gone 8-3 in their last 11 opportunities after losing the first two games of a series.

    MLB Pick: Baltimore Orioles minus-115 

     

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