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The Baltimore Orioles and the Tampa Bay Rays will meet on the field at Tropicana Field on Saturday in a battle of division rivals.
The Orioles will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Kevin Gausman in this game. Gausman has a 0-2 record and a 7.20 ERA this season.
The Rays will counter Gausman with Jeremy Hellickson. Righthander Hellickson has a 5.59 ERA to go along with a 3-2 record this season.
The Orioles were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rays. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Baltimore: 34-27 SU
Tampa Bay: 33-27 SU
Baltimore most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Baltimore are 4-6
After playing Baltimore are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Baltimore's last 15 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Baltimore's last 25 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
Baltimore is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
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 at home
Tampa Bay is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Tampa Bay's last 16 games at home
Tampa Bay home to Baltimore, Sunday, June 9