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MLB BASEBALL

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays

The Toronto Blue Jays will be trying to extend a winning streak on Friday when they take on the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.

R.A. Dickey will be the starting pitcher for the Blue Jays on this day. righthander Dickey is 9-11 this season with a 4.46 ERA.

It'll be Jeremy Hellickson toeing the rubber for the Rays in this contest. Righthander Hellickson is 10-6 with a 4.93 ERA so far this season.

The Blue Jays were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at +105 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

The Rays were a 7-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Mariners. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -205 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Toronto has won 2 straight games.
Tampa Bay has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Toronto: 56-65 SU
Tampa Bay: 68-51 SU

Toronto most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 2-8
After playing Boston are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 9-1
After playing Seattle are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Toronto's last 8 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
Toronto is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games when playing Toronto
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Toronto
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto

Next up:
Tampa Bay home to Toronto, Saturday, August 17