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The Toronto Blue Jays and the Arizona Diamondbacks will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Chase Field.
The Blue Jays will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Esmil Rogers in this game. Rogers has a 2-5 record and a 5.29 ERA this season.
It'll be Brandon McCarthy toeing the rubber for the Diamondbacks in this contest. Righthander McCarthy is 3-8 with a 5.03 ERA so far this season.
Last time out for Toronto, they were a 5-0 loser as they battled the Royals at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at -155 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Diamondbacks were an 8-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Giants. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at +163 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.
Toronto: 62-75 SU
Arizona: 69-66 SU
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Arizona are 2-7
After playing Kansas City are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Arizona most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 7-2
After playing San Francisco are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing on the road against Arizona
Toronto is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games
Arizona is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home
Arizona home to Toronto, Tuesday, September 3