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May 4, 6:40 PM | TurfTropicana Field

Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at Tropicana Field on Wednesday as host Tampa Bay battles the Toronto Blue Jays in baseball odds action.

Brandon Morrow, with a record of 0-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Blue Jays, while the Rays trot Jeff Niemann to the mound in this one. He is 1-3 so far in 2011.

View Toronto vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as -116 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 Rays sit at No. 13 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Blue Jays sit at an American League No. 2 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Tampa Bay and its American League No. 7-rated batting order, averaging 4.2 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 5 lineup of the Blue Jays at 4.4 runs per outing.

Defensively, Toronto features the American League's No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.7 runs per game. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 in the American League at home, scoring 2.9 runs per game.

Last time out for Toronto, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Rays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at -173 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Toronto looks to rebound from a loss to the Rays, who beat them 3-2 on Tuesday behind a start from Wade Davis at Tropicana Field.

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

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

A few Blue Jays at Rays trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
Toronto is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 20 of Tampa Bay's last 24 games at home
Tampa Bay is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games when playing at home against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto
Tampa Bay is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
Toronto at Tampa Bay, Thursday, May 5

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