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|Baltimore Orioles vs. Tampa Bay Rays|
If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Monday when the Baltimore Orioles and the Tampa Bay Rays meet at Tropicana Field.
The Orioles will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Wei-Yin Chen in this game. Chen has a 7-7 record and a 4.03 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Rays will be Chris Archer. The righthander has a 3.02 ERA to go along with a 9-7 record this season.In their last action, Baltimore was a 3-1 loser on the road against the Rays. Bettors on Tampa Bay at +104 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Current streak:
Baltimore has lost 4 straight games.
Tampa Bay has won 3 straight games.
Baltimore: 81-74 SU
Tampa Bay: 86-69 SU
Baltimore most recently:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Toronto are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 7-3
After playing Baltimore are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Baltimore home to Toronto, Tuesday, September 24
Tampa Bay at NY Yankees, Tuesday, September 24