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Tampa Bay Rays vs. Cleveland Indians

The Tampa Bay Rays and the Cleveland Indians will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Progressive Field.

The Rays will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Jeremy Hellickson in this game. Hellickson has a 2-2 record and a 5.61 ERA this season.

The Indians will counter Hellickson with Zach McAllister. Righthander McAllister has a 3.08 ERA to go along with a 4-4 record this season.

The Rays were a 5-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Indians. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at -128 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Team records:
Tampa Bay: 30-25 SU
Cleveland: 30-25 SU

Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Cleveland 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 6-4

A few trends to consider:
Tampa Bay is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Tampa Bay is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
Cleveland is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games at home
Cleveland is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games

Next up:
Tampa Bay at Detroit, Tuesday, June 4
Cleveland at NY Yankees, Monday, June 3