2010 Season MLB Baseball Past Picks
May 09, 2010
Tampa Bay at Oakland
Sunday 05/09 04:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Tampa Bay -150 (moneyline) (risk 2 to return 2) RESULT: LOSS
The Rays lost last game and this team has only lost back-to-back twice this year. The league's best team sends James Shields to the mound to face Dallas Braden. Shields is 4-9 with a 3.15 ERA. In his last three starts he has struck out 25 while surrendering just 5 earned runs, good for a 2.05 ERA. The Rays average 6.4 runs per game on the road while Oakland manages just 4.3 at home. When facing teams that score under 4.8 runs per game this season, the Rays are 19-5. They are also 10-1 when favored from -100 to -150.