Baseball odds preview - Tampa Bay vs. Toronto
Tampa Bay Rays vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds
Tampa Bay pays a visit to Toronto on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Blue Jays bats in baseball action at Rogers Centre.
For the Blue Jays, Mark Buehrle gets the ball, charged with keeping the Rays hitters off the base paths. He'll face Jeremy Hellickson, 2-2 on the year.
This game matches up the No. 10 (Blue Jays) and the No. 3 (Rays) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Rays rank No. 8 in the American League at 8.8 hits per game. That compares with Toronto’s No. 14 ranking in that category.
Defensively, Tampa Bay features the American League's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 5 runs per game. Toronto, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the American League at home, scoring 4.3 runs per game.
In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 4-3 winner on the road against the Blue Jays. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -145 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Blue Jays, a 4-3 final on Tuesday in support of Alex Cobb at Rogers Centre.
Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing NY Yankees are 7-3
After playing Toronto are 9-1
After a win are 7-3
Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Baltimore are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 1-9
After a loss are 4-6
A few Rays at Blue Jays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Tampa Bay's last 13 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 19 of Tampa Bay's last 23 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Toronto's last 15 games
Tampa Bay home to NY Yankees, Friday, May 24
Toronto home to Baltimore, Thursday, May 23