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The Philadelphia Phillies will be trying to extend a winning streak on Tuesday when they take on the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field.
The Phillies will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Roy Halladay in this game. Halladay has a 2-2 record and a 5.08 ERA this season.
Halladay's opponent in this one will be Zach McAllister. The Indians righthander has a 3.52 ERA to go along with a 1-3 record this season.
In their last action, Philadelphia was a 5-1 winner on the road against the Mets. Bettors on Philadelphia at -114 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Cleveland won its last outing, a 9-0 result against the Royals on April 29. Bettors who backed the Indians at +134 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Philadelphia has won 3 straight games.
Cleveland has won 2 straight games.
Philadelphia: 12-14 SU
Cleveland: 10-13 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Cleveland are 5-4
After playing NY Mets are 10-0
After a win are 5-5
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-5
After playing Kansas City are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 10 games on the road
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Cleveland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Cleveland home to Philadelphia, Wednesday, May 1