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A winning streak will be on the line for the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday when they battle the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.
Jeremy Hellickson will be the starting pitcher for the Rays on this day. Righthander Hellickson is 10-4 this season with a 4.60 ERA.
Hellickson's opponent in this one will be Wade Miley. The Diamondbacks lefthander has a 3.68 ERA to go along with a 8-8 record this season.
Tampa Bay won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Giants on August 4. Bettors who backed the Rays at -205 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
The Diamondbacks were a 4-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -210 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Tampa Bay has won 2 straight games.
Arizona has lost 2 straight games.
Tampa Bay: 66-45 SU
Arizona: 56-55 SU
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Arizona are 8-2
After playing San Francisco are 5-3
After a win are 7-3
Arizona most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Boston are 1-9
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing Arizona
Tampa Bay is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
Arizona is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
Arizona home to Tampa Bay, Wednesday, August 7