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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Sunday when the Toronto Blue Jays and the Tampa Bay Rays meet at Tropicana Field.
Righthander Todd Redmond will take the mound for the Blue Jays to start this game. Redmond is 1-0 this season with a 3.64 ERA.
The Rays will counter Redmond with Chris Archer. Righthander Archer has a 3.10 ERA to go along with a 6-5 record this season.
The Blue Jays were a 6-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rays. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at +150 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Toronto: 57-66 SU
Tampa Bay: 69-52 SU
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Baltimore are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Toronto's last 10 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Toronto's last 9 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Tampa Bay's last 10 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto
Tampa Bay is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games at home
Toronto at NY Yankees, Tuesday, August 20
Tampa Bay at Baltimore, Monday, August 19