Jhoulys Chacin Rockies at Home vs Tampa Bay in MLB Clash
Tampa Bay Rays vs Colorado Rockies Odds
Inter-league play resumes on Sunday as the Rockies take on the Rays at Coors Field in a key battle on the odds menu.
For the Rockies, Jhoulys Chacin gets the ball, charged with keeping the Rays hitters off the base paths. He'll face Alex Cobb, 3-2 on the year.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Rockies at No. 4 in the National League and the Rays at No. 6 in the American League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Colorado owns the No. 1 ranking for hits in the National League at 10.1 per game. By contrast, the Rays are rated No. 12 in the same category at 8.2 per game.
Colorado owns the National League's No. 9 defense, allowing 4.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Tampa Bay's American League No. 10-rated defense.
Tampa Bay lost its last outing, a 9-3 result against the Rockies on May 4. Bettors who backed the Rockies at +119 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Rays endured a 9-3 loss at the hands of the Rockies on Saturday, with David Price throwing 6 2/3 innings of 10-hit ball at Coors Field.
Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 1-9
Before playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few Rays at Rockies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games at home
Colorado is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 8 games when playing Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay home to Toronto, Monday, May 6
Colorado home to NY Yankees, Tuesday, May 7