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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Monday when the Toronto Blue Jays and the Tampa Bay Rays meet at Tropicana Field.
The Blue Jays will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander R.A. Dickey in this game. Dickey has a 0-0 record and a 0.00 ERA this season.
The Rays will counter Dickey with David Price. Lefthander Price has a 0.00 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.
Toronto lost its last outing, a 7-6 result against the Rays on September 29. Bettors who backed the Rays at -177 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Toronto: 0-0 SU
Tampa Bay: 0-0 SU
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing at home against Toronto
Tampa Bay is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games when playing at home against Toronto
Tampa Bay is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
Tampa Bay home to Toronto, Tuesday, April 1