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Toronto Blue Jays host Tampa Bay Rays in baseball action

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May 14, 7:07 PM | TurfRogers Centre

Tampa Bay Rays vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds

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Rogers Centre hosts an MLB battle between the Toronto Blue Jays and the visiting Tampa Bay Rays on Monday.

It's a pitching duel between Brandon Morrow for the Blue Jays (4-1 on the year) and Jeff Niemann for Tampa Bay (2-3 so far).

View Tampa Bay vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Blue Jays in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -140 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Blue Jays rated this week at No. 4 and the Rays sitting at No. 8.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Toronto's American League No. 4-ranked scoring average of 4.7 runs per game, against a Rays offense rated No. 6 and scoring 4.5 runs per game in the league. The Blue Jays have averaged 8.2 hits per game to date this season, more than the Rays hitters have managed (8.1 per nine innings).

Toronto owns the American League's No. 5 defense, allowing 4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Tampa Bay's American League No. 8-rated defense.

Tampa Bay won its last outing, a 9-8 result against the Orioles on May 13. Bettors who backed the Rays at -119 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (17) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Tampa Bay got the job done in their last match in a 9-8 victory over Baltimore on Sunday at Camden Yards behind starter James Shields.

The Blue Jays were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Twins. That made winners of bettors who got Minnesota at +140 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Toronto didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-3 to Minnesota on Sunday at Target Field.

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Baltimore are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

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

A few Rays at Blue Jays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Toronto's last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Tampa Bay at Toronto, Tuesday, May 15

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