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Luis Perez Blue Jays at Home vs Tampa Bay in MLB Clash

Tampa Bay RaysToronto Blue Jays
Aug 27, 1:07 PM | TurfRogers Centre

Tampa Bay Rays vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds

71-59TEAM RECORD66-65

The Tampa Bay Rays will look to grab a road win when they take on the Blue Jays in Toronto at Rogers Centre on Saturday in baseball odds action.

The Blue Jays will rely on Luis Perez to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jeff Niemann will be his counterpart for the Rays. Luis Perez is 1-0 this season, and Jeff Niemann is 8-5.

View Tampa Bay vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as -110 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 8.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The Blue Jays - Rays odds would favor the Blue Jays if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Toronto is rated No. 6 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Tampa Bay is at No. 8 in the American League.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Rays rank No. 13 in the American League at 8.2 hits per game. That compares with Toronto’s No. 7 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Toronto has the American League's No. 11-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rays own the American League's No. 1 mark in runs allowed.

The Rays were a 6-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -137 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Rays hope for a dominant pitching performance similar to their last game when James Shields struck out 12 batters in 6-1 victory on Friday at Rogers Centre.

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Toronto are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

A few Rays at Blue Jays trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Tampa Bay is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Toronto's last 10 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games at home
Toronto is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
Tampa Bay at Toronto, Sunday, August 28

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