Tampa Bay Rays (23-19) at Baltimore Orioles (17-23)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, Could 18, 2021 at 7:05 pm (Oriole Park at Camden Yards)
Luis Patino (1-1) (1.54) vs. Matt Harvey (3-3) (4.81)
The Line: Baltimore Orioles +134 / Tampa Bay Rays -145 — Over/Beneath: 8.5
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The Tampa Bay Rays and the Baltimore Orioles meet Tuesday in MLB motion from Oriole Park.
The Rays are coming off a collection versus the Mets this previous weekend. Tampa Bay gained all three of these video games. As for the Orioles, they performed the Yankees of their final set. Baltimore managed one win in these three video games. Test again all season lengthy for free MLB picks at Sports activities Chat Place.
Tampa Bay was in a position to sweep the Mets over the weekend, and so they’ve now gained 4 straight. The Rays gained 3-2 Friday, 12-5 Saturday and 7-1 on Sunday. In that one, Rays starter Josh Fleming put up 5.0 innings with one hit, 5 Ks and no earned.
For the beginning pitcher position on Tuesday, the Rays are going with Luis Patino. Over 4 video games (two begins) and 11.2 innings of labor to this point this yr, Patino has a 1-1 file with a 1.54 ERA, 13 strikeouts, two homers allowed and 6 hits.
Over on the Orioles’ aspect, they misplaced their first two video games to the Yankees 5-4 and 8-2 earlier than banging out a 10-6 win within the Sunday finale. Starter Adam Plutko went only one inning in that one, however Bruce Zimmermann cleaned up with 5.2 innings, two hits and one earned.
For the Tuesday beginning pitcher position, the Orioles are sending out Matt Harvey. Over his 39.1 innings this yr, Harvey has 43 hits, 25 runs (21 earned), three homers, 11 walks, 29 Ks and a 4.81 ERA total.
The Rays are 4-0 of their final 4 total and 4-1 of their final 5 as a favourite. Tampa is 7-2 of their final 9 after a win and 10-3 of their final 13 highway video games.
In the meantime, the Orioles are 147-300 of their final 447 total and 21-43 of their final 64 Tuesday video games. Baltimore is 60-131 of their final 191 versus the AL East and 48-101 of their final 149 after a win.
PICK: I’m going to stay with the Rays. Tampa Bay has been rolling alongside effectively since late final week, and so they’ve scored 19 runs of their final two video games alone. Past that, the Rays have scored seven or extra runs in three of their final 4. If Tampa can get a superb starter efficiency and hold the bats working I don’t see them struggling too arduous right here.
Tampa Bay Rays -145
The decide on this article is the opinion of the author, not a Sports activities Chat Place website consensus.