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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Sunday when the Baltimore Orioles and the Tampa Bay Rays meet at Tropicana Field.
Chris Tillman will be the starting pitcher for the Orioles on this day. Righthander Tillman is 5-2 this season with a 3.97 ERA.
Starting this game for the Rays will be Matt Moore. The lefthander has a 2.95 ERA to go along with a 8-1 record this season.
In their last action, Baltimore was an 8-0 loser on the road against the Rays. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -119 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Baltimore has lost 2 straight games.
Tampa Bay has won 2 straight games.
Baltimore: 34-28 SU
Tampa Bay: 34-27 SU
Baltimore most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing LA Angels are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Baltimore are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Baltimore's last 23 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Baltimore's last 25 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
Tampa Bay is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
Baltimore home to LA Angels, Monday, June 10
Tampa Bay home to Boston, Monday, June 10