Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays in MLB odds
Tampa Bay Rays vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds
Baseball bettors look for value at Rogers Centre on Tuesday as host Toronto battles the Tampa Bay Rays in baseball odds action.
Ramon Ortiz gets the call for the Toronto Blue Jays and he will try to build on a 1-1 mark. In the other dugout, Alex Cobb brings a 4-2 ledger to the game for the Rays as he tries to quiet the Blue Jays bats.
Toronto was a +110 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 9.
The Blue Jays - Rays odds would favor the Rays if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Toronto is rated No. 10 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Tampa Bay is at No. 3 in the American League.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Toronto and its American League No. 12-rated batting order, averaging 4.2 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 5 lineup of the Rays at 4.9 runs per outing.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Toronto has the American League's No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rays own the American League's No. 11 mark in runs allowed.
The Rays were a 7-5 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at -151 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors. Tampa Bay suffered a 7-5 loss against Toronto on Monday, as Jake Odorizzi wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Rogers Centre.
Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Toronto are 9-1
After a loss are 6-4
Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 1-9
After a win 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 Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Tampa Bay's last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 19 of Tampa Bay's last 22 games
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Tampa Bay at Toronto, Wednesday, May 22