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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Tuesday when the Tampa Bay Rays and the Baltimore Orioles meet at Camden Yards.
The Rays will trot Fausto Carmona out to the mound in this one. Righthander Carmona has a 0-2 record and a 6.07 ERA this season.
Carmona's opponent in this one will be Jake Arrieta. The Orioles righthander has a 7.20 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.
In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at -145 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Last time out for Baltimore, they were a 3-0 loser as they battled the Yankees on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at -106 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Tampa Bay has lost 3 straight games.
Tampa Bay: 4-8 SU
Baltimore: 6-6 SU
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Baltimore are 5-5
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Baltimore most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After a loss are 8-2
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 on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Tampa Bay's last 12 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Baltimore's last 7 games
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Baltimore's last 12 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
Baltimore is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Tampa Bay
Baltimore home to Tampa Bay, Wednesday, April 17