Ricky Romero vs Matt Moore matchup featured in MLB action

Toronto Blue JaysTampa Bay Rays
May 8, 7:10 PM | TurfTropicana Field

Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds

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MLB wagering interest swings to the Tampa Bay vs Toronto battle on Wednesday at Tropicana Field as the Rays try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

Tampa Bay sends Matt Moore out against Ricky Romero for the Blue Jays in this game. Moore is 5-0 with a 1.95 ERA on the season, while Romero is 0-1 on the year and has a 6.75 ERA.

View Toronto vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Rays as -164 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 7.5 at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 3-rated Rays and the league No. 10-ranked Blue Jays, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Tampa Bay has the American League's No. 6-rated offensive output, at 8.4 hits per game. The Blue Jays average 7.9 hits per game, good for No. 14 on the American League list.

Comparing defensive stats, Toronto owns the American League's No. 13-rated road mark, allowing 4.9 runs per game on the highway. Tampa Bay, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.

The Blue Jays were a 6-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rays. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at +130 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. The Blue Jays enjoyed a 6-4 victory at the expense of the Rays on Tuesday, with J.A. Happ throwing 1 1/3 innings of 5-hit ball at Tropicana Field.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 2-8
After a win are 3-7

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Toronto are 8-2
After a loss are 6-4

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

Next up:
Toronto at Tampa Bay, Thursday, May 9

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