2015 Season MLB Baseball Past Picks
September 09, 2015
This pick was released to clients on September 09, 2015 at 12:17PM ET.
Tampa Bay at Detroit
Wednesday 09/09 07:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Detroit +135 (moneyline) (risk 1.5 to return 3.53) RESULT: LOSS
This is the eighth straight road game for Tampa Bay, a grueling stretch playing at the Orioles, Yankees and now the Tigers. And they look out of gas, losing four in a row and six of seven. The Rays are 1-5 in their last six road games, plus 2-10 away against a team with a losing home record. Jake Odorizzi has been better at home (3-3, 2.61 ERA) than on the road (3-5, 3.94 ERA) and the team is 0-7 his last seven starts. Odorizzi allowed five runs on three hits, walking two over 6.2 innings of a 5-2 loss to the Yankees on Friday night. The Rays are 1-5 in his last six road starts. Detroit has won three of its last four games and is #10 in baseball in runs scored and #3 in on-base percentage. By contrast, Tampa Bay is #28 in runs, and #18 in OBP. The Tigers play their sixth straight home game and the Rays are 5-11 in the last 16 meetings in Detroit, making the Tigers are very live home dog. Play Detroit.
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