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The Tampa Bay Rays visit the San Diego Padres at Petco Park - 8/12/2019, Prediction & Odds

Tampa Bay Rays (69-50) at San Diego Padres (55-62) at Petco Park, Predictions & Odds

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Monday, August 12, 2019 10:10 PM ET
Tampa Bay Rays at San Diego Padres
Petco Park, San Diego, California

The Tampa Bay Rays visits the San Diego Padres in the opener of a three-game interleague series at Petco Park on Monday night. Tip off time is scheduled for 10:10 PM Eastern Time. The Rays have have won the last seven meetings versus the Padres.



Oddsmakers
currently have San Diego Padres as a -130 money line favorites, with the total at 8½.

The Tampa Bay Rays have won 10 of their last 12 games and seven straight road games. Meanwhile, the San Diego Padres have won 4 of their last 6 games, but are just 5-11 in their last 16 home games.

The Tampa Bay Rays hold a 1 1/2-game lead over Oakland for the second American League wild-card spot, while the San Diego Padres are 6 1/2 games back of the second National League wild card.

Last Meeting: Tampa Bay Rays were a 2-0 winner against the San Diego Padres at Tropicana Field on August 17, 2016.

Probable Starting Pitchers:

Rays RH Diego Castillo (2-6, 3.50 ERA) Castillo has not face the Padres this year The Rays are 11-2 in Castillo's last 13 starts and 6-0 in his last 6 road starts.

Padres LH Joey Lucchesi (7-6, 4.19) Lucchesi is facing Tampa Bay for the first time in his career and owns a 2-1 record and 3.99 ERA in six career interleague starts. The Padres are 0-5 in Lucchesi's last 5 starts.

The Rays are 31-28 at home and 38-22 on the road this season.
The Padres are 28-31 at home and 27-31 on the road this season.

Betting Trends:

Tampa Bay Rays:
Tampa Bay is 10-2 in their last 12 games.
Tampa Bay is 7-0 in their last 7 games against San Diego.
Tampa Bay is 7-0 in their last 7 games on the road.
Tampa Bay is 5-1 in their last 6 interleague road games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Tampa Bay's last 13 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games vs. National League West.

San Diego Padres:
San Diego is 4-2 in their last 6 games.
San Diego is 5-11 in their last 16 home games.
San Diego is 4-1 in their last 5 interleague home games.
San Diego is 10-5 in their last 15 games against an opponent in the American League.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games against Tampa Bay.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Diego's last 7 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of San Diego's last 13 games this season.

Weather: Game-time temperature: 68° -- Partly Cloudy: Winds: 4-8 mph. (San Diego, California) 

Prediction: Take the Rays to continue their domination over the Padres. Tampa Bay has won the last seven meetings.

MLB Prediction: Rays 4, Padres 3

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