Refresh  
  Page last updated on Sun Mar 26 14:51:27 EDT 2017
TOP NEWS
PRICE TRIES TO PITCH STRUGGLING RAYS PAST MARLINS
Mon, 13 Jun 2011 12:09 PM EDT

TAMPA BAY RAYS (25-20)

at FLORIDA MARLINS (25-18)

First Pitch: Saturday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
Line: Tampa Bay -150, Florida +140, Total: 8

Interleague play continues on Saturday as the Tampa Bay Rays take on their interstate rivals, the Florida Marlins, in the second game of their three-game series at Sun Life Stadium. Florida won the opener of the series, defeating the Rays 5-3 on Friday. Baseball odds.

David Price (5-3, 3.59 ERA) gets the start for the Rays. Price was hit hard in his last outing Monday versus the Yankees, giving up five runs on six hits in five innings, but came away with a no-decision in a game Tampa Bay won 6-5. The Rays have now been victorious in six of Price’s last seven starts, with Price going 5-1 in those games. Twice during that span Price has allowed 0 ER while pitching at least eight innings and allowing four hits or fewer. This is the third time he has faced the Marlins in his career, going 1-1 with a 2.92 ERA in his two previous starts. Baseball spreads.

Florida sends Javier Vazquez (2-4, 7.55 ERA) to the mound on Saturday. Back in the NL this season after spending last season in the AL East with the Yankees, Vazquez has struggled mightily. He has been hit hard over his past four outings, going 1-2 with an 8.55 ERA and a WHIP of 1.80. Vazquez did not fare well in his four outings (two starts) against the Rays last season with the Yankees, allowing 14 ER and 20 hits in 16 IP.

The Rays have hit a bit of a rough stretch, entering Saturday losers of two straight and five of their last seven, while the Marlins win Friday snapped a two-game skid. The Marlins have won five of their past seven meetings with the Rays, but Vazquez is not pitching well and Price can dominate when he is on his game. I’m taking Tampa Bay to even this series with a win on Saturday.

This highly-rated FoxSheets trend also sides with the Rays:

Play On – All favorites with a money line of -110 or higher (TAMPA BAY) – below average AL hitting team (AVG <=.265) against a team with a good bullpen (ERA <=3.75), with a starting pitcher whose strikes out 5 or more batters per start. (174-79 over the last 5 seasons.) (68.8%, +63 units. Rating = 3*). Baseball lines.


Sponsored Links

Download Printable Schedules
Now you can download and print schedules for each sport so you can plan ahead and track your results.
UPDATED:
PRINTABLE BRACKETS - UPDATED AFTER EVERY ROUND
BASKETBALL 3/7/2017 - 4/12/2017
HOCKEY 3/7/2017 - 4/9/2017
TOP TEN WAGERS
RK Team
1
Florida
2
South Carolina
3
North Carolina
4
Kentucky
5
Florida
03/26/2017
ATP - Miami, USA, DoublesLORENZI P / SOUSA J vs. MURRAY J / SOARES B08:00 AM PST
Italy Lega AEA7-EMPORIO ARMANI MILANO at GIORGIO TESI GROUP PISTOIA09:15 AM PST
ATP - Miami, USAMAHUT, N vs. PELLA, G09:20 AM PST
Spain - ACBBASKONIA VITORIA GASTEIZ at MOVISTAR ESTUDIANTES09:30 AM PST
England - BBLWORCESTER WOLVES at CHESHIRE PHOENIX09:30 AM PST
NBABrooklyn Nets at Atlanta Hawks10:00 AM PST
NBAPhoenix Suns at Charlotte Hornets10:00 AM PST
Spain - ACBHERBALIFE GRAN CANARIA at TECNYCONTA ZARAGOZA10:00 AM PST
Spain - ACBMONTAKIT FUENLABRADA at ICL BASQUET MANRESA10:00 AM PST
WTA - Miami, USA, DoublesMATTEK-SANDS B / SAFAROVA L vs. KLEPAC A / MARTINEZ SANCHEZ M J10:20 AM PST
ATP - Miami, USA, DoublesMULLER G / QUERREY S vs. DODIG I / GRANOLLERS M10:35 AM PST
WTA - Miami, USATOWNSEND, T vs. KUZNETSOVA, S10:40 AM PST
Germany BBLRATIOPHARM ULM at BROSE BAMBERG11:15 AM PST
WTA - Miami, USAKERBER, A vs. ROGERS, S11:15 AM PST
WTA - Miami, USAWILLIAMS, V vs. TIG, P-M11:15 AM PST
College BasketballSouth Carolina vs Florida11:20 AM PST
ATP - Miami, USAPAIRE, B vs. YOUNG, D11:30 AM PST
WTA - Miami, USAPENG, S vs. STOSUR, S11:30 AM PST
Italy Lega ASIDIGAS AVELLINO at ENEL BRINDISI11:45 AM PST
ATP - Miami, USACHARDY, J vs. FOGNINI, F11:55 AM PST
ATP - Miami, USA, DoublesPETZSCHNER P / PEYA A vs. ZVEREV A / ZVEREV M11:55 AM PST
WTA - Miami, USAARRUABARRENA-V, LARA vs. KEYS, M11:55 AM PST
PGA TourWGC Match Play - Final & Consolation Match12:00 PM PST
NBAChicago Bulls at Milwaukee Bucks12:30 PM PST
NBAOklahoma City Thunder at Houston Rockets12:30 PM PST
NBASacramento Kings at Los Angeles Clippers12:30 PM PST
ATP - Miami, USANADAL, R vs. KOHLSCHREIBER, P12:30 PM PST
College BasketballKentucky vs North Carolina2:05 PM PST
NBAPhiladelphia 76ers at Indiana Pacers3:00 PM PST
NBAMiami Heat at Boston Celtics3:00 PM PST
WTA - Miami, USAHALEP, S vs. KONTAVEIT, A4:30 PM PST
NBANew Orleans Pelicans at Denver Nuggets5:00 PM PST
NBAMemphis Grizzlies at Golden State Warriors5:00 PM PST
ATP - Miami, USASOCK, J vs. VESELY, J6:00 PM PST
NBAPortland Trail Blazers at Los Angeles Lakers6:30 PM PST
03/27/2017
NBAOrlando Magic at Toronto Raptors4:30 PM PST
NBADetroit Pistons at New York Knicks4:30 PM PST
NBACleveland Cavaliers at San Antonio Spurs5:00 PM PST
NBAOklahoma City Thunder at Dallas Mavericks5:30 PM PST
NBANew Orleans Pelicans at Utah Jazz7:30 PM PST
NBAMemphis Grizzlies at Sacramento Kings7:30 PM PST
04/25/2017
Germany BBLEWE BASKETS OLDENBURG at SCIENCE CITY JENA10:00 AM PST

x