3* MLB *Afternoon Delight*
Baltimore vs. Tampa Bay,
06/02/2012 16:10 EDT,
Score: 2 - 1
Money Line: -150 Tampa Bay
3* MLB *Afternoon Delight* on Rays -150
The Orioles are 0-6 in their last 6 overall, 0-5 in their last 5 road games, 0-4 in their last 4 games as an underdog and 0-7 in their last 7 games vs. a right-handed starter. Expect these negative trends to continue in Tampa Bay this afternoon.
The Orioles are just 5-15 in Matusz's last 20 starts and 2-8 in his last 10 road starts. The Rays, meanwhile, are 11-4 in Hellickson's last 15 home starts and 4-1 in his last 5 starts as a home favorite of -151 to -200. Matusz is carrying a 5.09 ERA on the road while Hellickson has been hella good at home (1.63 ERA).
Plus, Hellickson is 3-0 in 3 home starts versus the Orioles, during which he has given up just 2 earned runs in 24 innings of work. Take Tampa.