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The division rival Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles are set to renew hostilities on Monday when they meet at Camden Yards.
David Price will be the starting pitcher for the Rays on this day. Lefthander Price is 6-5 this season with a 3.28 ERA.
Starting this game for the Orioles will be Chris Tillman. The righthander has a 3.70 ERA to go along with a 14-3 record this season.
Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Blue Jays at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at -151 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Orioles were a 7-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Rockies. That made winners of bettors who got Baltimore at -144 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.
Baltimore has won 2 straight games.
Tampa Bay: 70-52 SU
Baltimore: 67-56 SU
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Monday are 10-0
Before playing Baltimore are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
Baltimore most recently:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Tampa Bay are 2-8
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Baltimore
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
Tampa Bay is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baltimore's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 6 games at home
Baltimore is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Baltimore is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
Baltimore home to Tampa Bay, Tuesday, August 20