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The fans at Tropicana Field will be treated to a interleague game between the San Diego Padres and the Tampa Bay Rays when they take their seats on Sunday.
Eric Stults will be the starting pitcher for the Padres on this day. Lefthander Stults is 3-2 this season with a 4.50 ERA.
Stults's opponent in this one will be Fausto Carmona. The Rays righthander has a 4.66 ERA to go along with a 1-4 record this season.
San Diego lost its last outing, an 8-7 result against the Rays on May 11. Bettors who backed the Rays at -140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (15) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
San Diego has lost 2 straight games.
Tampa Bay has won 4 straight games.
San Diego: 16-20 SU
Tampa Bay: 18-18 SU
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Baltimore are 4-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing San Diego are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
San Diego is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Diego's last 9 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games at home
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
San Diego at Baltimore, Tuesday, May 14
Tampa Bay home to Boston, Tuesday, May 14