posted on June 29, 2012 17:28
Tigers vs. Rays Free picks
MLB Tigers vs. Rays Picks & Predictions for Friday, June 29, 2012
This is the second game of a four-game series. The Tigers won the first game on Thursday night, 5-2. Justin Verlander takes the mound for the Tigers, while lefty David Price goes for the Rays. The opening pitch starts at 7:10pmET from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Current Odds: The oddsmakers have installed the Tigers as a -115 favorite over the Rays. The total is 6.5 in most books. The Tigers come in with a 37-39 overall record and are 34-41 Under, while the Rays are 40-36 overall and are 31-40 Under.
Line Moves: The Tigers opened as a -130 favorite and moved down to -115 at most books. The total started at 6.5 and remained there at most books.
ATS MLB FREE PICK: Under Detroit/Tampa Bay Latest Trends, the Rays are 0-5-1 Under in the last 6 meetings in Tampa Bay and 0-7-2 Under in the last 9 meetings. The Rays are 5-16-1 Under last 22 vs. a team with a losing record, 13-41-4 Under last 58 home games vs. a team with a losing record, 5-15-1 Under last 21 during game 2 of a series and is 2-15-2 Under in Price’s last 19 starts vs. American League Central. Tigers are 0-4 Under last 4 games as a favorite, 0-4 Under in last 4 games as a favorite of -110 to -150 and 2-7 Under last 9 overall. Talk about a great pitching matchup. David Price is one of the best lefties in the game and Justin Verlander is just a horse. Too bad the Tigers can’t win enough games, while Tampa Bay just can’t hit. The Rays need Evan Longoria back in the lineup and he won’t return until after the All-Star break.
ATS FRIDAY MLB FREE PICK: Under 6.5 Detroit/Tampa Bay