Tampa Bay Rays vs. Oakland Athletics – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Tampa Bay Rays (4-0) host the Oakland Athletics (1-3) at 6:40 PM ET on Wednesday.

The Rays are favored (-182 on the moneyline to win) when they host the Athletics (+156). The Rays will give the ball to Shane McClanahan against the Athletics and Frankie Montas. The matchup has an over/under set at 7.5 total runs.

Rays vs. Athletics Predictions

Rays vs. Athletics Betting Odds

Rays vs Athletics Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Rays -182 +156 7.5 -110 -110 -1.5 +119 -141

Rays vs. Athletics Hitting Splits 2021


  • The Rays averaged 1.2 homers per home game last season (95 total at home).
  • The Rays had a .416 slugging percentage and averaged 3.1 extra-base hits per game at home.
  • The team batted .241 with 634 hits (7.8 per game) at home last season.
  • The Rays’ offense averaged 5.0 runs in home games.
  • The Rays averaged 3.8 walks per game with an on-base percentage of .329 at home.
  • They averaged 9.3 strikeouts per game at home last season.


  • They hit 112 homers, an average of 1.4 per game, in 81 road contests last season.
  • They slugged .425 in 81 road games last season.
  • In away games last season, they had a .247 AVG with 8.6 base hits per contest.
  • In 81 road games last season, they scored 5.0 runs per contest.
  • They got on base at a .319 clip with 3.2 walks drawn per contest away from home last season.
  • In 81 road games last season, they averaged 8.3 strikeouts per contest.

Rays vs. Athletics Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Shane McClanahan

  • McClanahan has started just one game with a set spread, which the Rays failed to cover.
  • The Rays were the moneyline favorite for one McClanahan start this season — they won.
  • His team won the only game he’s made an appearance in this season.
  • McClanahan’s lone start with a total this season went under.

Projected starter: Frankie Montas

  • Montás and his team failed to cover the spread in his only opportunity this season as a starter.
  • His team lost his only start as an underdog this season.
  • Montás’ team lost in his only start this season.
  • The only game started by Montás with a total this season hit the over.

Rays Batting Leaders

  • Brandon Lowe had 39 home runs and 99 runs batted in last season.
  • Randy Arozarena had a .274 batting average with 145 hits.
  • Yandy Diaz hit .256 a season ago with 20 doubles, a triple, 13 home runs and 69 walks.
  • Manuel Margot had 18 doubles, three triples, 10 home runs and 37 walks while batting .254.

Rays Batting Leaders

  • Last season, Jed Lowrie drove in 69 runs while batting .245.
  • Tony Kemp collected 92 hits, posted an OBP of .382 and a .418 SLG.
  • Elvis Andrus finished last season with three home runs, 37 RBI and a batting average of .243.
  • Sean Murphy hit .216 with an OBP of .306 and a slugging percentage of .405.

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