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The Tampa Bay Rays will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Saturday when they take on the Detroit Tigers at Tropicana Field.
The Tigers will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Justin Verlander in this game. Verlander has a 8-5 record and a 3.90 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be Chris Archer who starts for the Rays. Righthander Archer is 2-3 with a 4.21 ERA so far this season.
The Tigers were a 6-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rays. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -133 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.
Tampa Bay has lost 2 straight games.
Detroit: 43-35 SU
Tampa Bay: 41-39 SU
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Tampa Bay's last 14 games when playing Detroit
Tampa Bay is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
Tampa Bay home to Detroit, Sunday, June 30