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The fans at Tropicana Field will be treated to a game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Tampa Bay Rays when they take their seats on Tuesday.
The Blue Jays will trot JA Happ out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Happ has a 2-2 record and a 3.98 ERA this season.
The Rays will counter Happ with Fausto Carmona. Righthander Carmona has a 5.28 ERA to go along with a 1-4 record this season.
Toronto won its last outing, an 8-7 result against the Rays on May 6. Bettors who backed the Blue Jays at +128 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (15) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Toronto has won 2 straight games.
Toronto: 12-21 SU
Tampa Bay: 14-17 SU
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 1-9
After a win are 2-8
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 8-2
After playing Toronto are 9-1
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
Tampa Bay is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Toronto
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing Toronto
Tampa Bay home to Toronto, Wednesday, May 8