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MLB Betting Line Favors the Tampa Bay Rays over the Toronto Blue Jays

Toronto Blue Jays

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Tampa Bay Rays
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Tropicana Field

The Toronto Blue Jays pay a visit to Tampa Bay on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Rays bats in baseball betting action at Tropicana Field.

It's a pitching duel between Chris Archer for the Tampa Bay Rays (8-7 on the year) and Marcus Stroman for Toronto Blue Jays (8-5 so far).

Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the Tampa Bay Rays in this matchup found them as -132 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.4-4.2 win for the Rays. A 4.4-4.2 result in favor of the Rays is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Tampa Bay Rays bring a 67-72 record to the battle against the 70-67 Blue Jays. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Toronto injuries news.

The Tampa Bay Rays vs Toronto Blue Jays odds would favor the Rays if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Tampa Bay is rated No. 9 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Toronto is at No. 30.

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How Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Tampa Bay Rays No. 22-ranked scoring average of 3.88 runs per game, against a Toronto Blue Jays offense rated No. 5 and scoring 4.42 runs per game. The Rays have averaged 8.46 hits per game to date this season, less than the Blue Jays hitters have managed (8.96 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Toronto owns the No. 21-rated road mark, allowing 4.36 runs per game on the highway. Tampa Bay, on the other hand, rates No. 16 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Toronto was a 8-2 winner on the road against the Rays. Bettors on Toronto at +106 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Toronto rolled to a 8-2 win against Tampa Bay on Tuesday, as R.A. Dickey and the Blue Jays' bats led the team to victory at Tropicana Field.

Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Odds Trends

Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Toronto is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games on the road
Toronto is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Tampa Bay is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Tampa Bay's last 11 games at home
Tampa Bay is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Toronto

Next Betting Matchups

Toronto at Tampa Bay, Thursday, September 4th

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