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July 16, 7:10 PM | TurfTropicana Field

Cleveland Indians vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds

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The Rays get a visit from the Cleveland Indians in baseball action on Monday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

For the Rays, Alex Cobb gets the ball, charged with keeping the Indians hitters off the base paths. He'll face Zach McAllister, 3-1 on the year.

View Cleveland vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Rays as -145 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 8.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 10-rated Indians taking on the American League's No. 8-rated Rays in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Tampa Bay owns the No. 13 ranking for hits in the American League at 7.6 per game. By contrast, the Indians are rated No. 9 in the same category at 8.9 per game.

Tampa Bay owns the American League's No. 6 defense, allowing 4.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cleveland's American League No. 13-rated defense.

Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 3-0 loser as they battled the Blue Jays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at -141 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Carlos Villanueva shut down the Indians in their last game, striking out 8 in a 3-0 shutout over Cleveland in baseball action at Rogers Centre.

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 7-3 loser as they battled the Red Sox at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at +105 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Rays were saddled with a loss last time out in James Shields' start, as they lost 7-3 against Boston on Sunday at Tropicana Field.

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 4-6
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

A few Indians at Rays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Cleveland's last 10 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 9 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
Cleveland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
Tampa Bay is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 10 games when playing Cleveland
Tampa Bay is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games when playing Cleveland

Next up:
Cleveland at Tampa Bay, Tuesday, July 17

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