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Toronto Blue JaysTampa Bay Rays
May 23, 1:10 PM | TurfTropicana Field

Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds

24-20TEAM RECORD26-18

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

The Rays will rely on James Shields to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Ricky Romero will be his counterpart for the Blue Jays. James Shields is 6-2 this season, and Ricky Romero is 5-1.

View Toronto vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Tampa Bay opened as -119 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 7.5.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 2-rated Blue Jays taking on the American League's No. 3-rated Rays in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tampa Bay's No. 7 ranked American League offense (4.4 runs per game) against a Blue Jays defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 4 in the American League at 4 runs allowed per game. The Rays have been averaging 8.1 hits per game, less than the Blue Jays have managed so far this season (8.2 hits on average).

Tampa Bay owns the American League's No. 7 defense, allowing 4.1 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Toronto's American League No. 4-rated defense.

Last time out for Toronto, they were an 8-5 loser as they battled the Rays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at -135 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Toronto didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 8-5 to Tampa Bay on Tuesday at Tropicana Field.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Toronto are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

A few Blue Jays at Rays trends to consider:
Toronto is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Toronto's last 16 games on the road
Toronto is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Toronto
Tampa Bay is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games when playing Toronto
Tampa Bay is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games at home

Next up:
Toronto at Texas, Friday, May 25
Tampa Bay at Boston, Friday, May 25

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