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The Tampa Bay Rays and the Colorado Rockies will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Coors Field.
The Rays will trot Matt Moore out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Moore has a 5-0 record and a 1.13 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Rockies will be Jeff Francis. The lefthander has a 7.29 ERA to go along with a 1-2 record this season.
The Rays were a 9-8 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at +102 on the moneyline, while the total score (17) was good news for OVER bettors.
In their last action, Colorado was a 7-3 winner on the road against the Dodgers. Bettors on Colorado at +133 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Tampa Bay has lost 2 straight games.
Tampa Bay: 12-15 SU
Colorado: 17-11 SU
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Friday are 9-1
Before playing Colorado are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing on the road against Colorado
Colorado is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games at home
Colorado is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games at home
Colorado is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
Colorado home to Tampa Bay, Saturday, May 4