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Tampa Bay Rays vs. Toronto Blue Jays

Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Saturday when the Tampa Bay Rays and the Toronto Blue Jays meet at Rogers Centre.

Chris Archer will be the starting pitcher for the Rays on this day. Righthander Archer is 9-7 this season with a 3.21 ERA.

The Blue Jays will counter Archer with JA Happ. Lefthander Happ has a 4.85 ERA to go along with a 4-7 record this season.

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 6-3 loser as they battled the Blue Jays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at +117 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Team records:
Tampa Bay: 90-70 SU
Toronto: 73-87 SU

Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 9-1
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

Toronto most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After a win are 3-7

A few trends to consider:
Tampa Bay is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Tampa Bay is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Tampa Bay's last 12 games when playing Toronto
Tampa Bay is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto's last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Toronto's last 12 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Toronto's last 15 games
Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Toronto home to Tampa Bay, Sunday, September 29