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The fans at Dodger Stadium will be treated to a interleague game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Los Angeles Dodgers when they take their seats on Sunday.
The Rays will give the ball to starter Jeremy Hellickson in this one. Righthander Hellickson is 10-5 this season with a 4.77 ERA.
Starting this game for the Dodgers will be Clayton Kershaw. The lefthander has a 1.91 ERA to go along with a 10-7 record this season.
Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 5-0 loser as they battled the Dodgers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Dodgers at -138 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Tampa Bay has lost 4 straight games.
Los Angeles has won 4 straight games.
Tampa Bay: 66-49 SU
Los Angeles: 66-50 SU
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Seattle are 8-2
After playing LA Dodgers are 4-3
After a loss are 6-4
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 3-4
After a win are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Tampa Bay's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Tampa Bay's last 13 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers
Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers
LA Dodgers are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games
LA Dodgers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Dodgers's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of LA Dodgers's last 15 games
Tampa Bay home to Seattle, Tuesday, August 13
LA Dodgers home to NY Mets, Monday, August 12