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A winning streak will be on the line for the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday when they battle the Tampa Bay Rays at Progressive Field.
Righthander Alex Cobb will take the mound for the Rays to start this game. Cobb is 11-3 this season with a 2.76 ERA.
It'll be Danny Salazar toeing the rubber for the Indians in this contest. Righthander Salazar is 2-3 with a 3.12 ERA so far this season.
Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 5-2 winner as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at -114 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Indians were a 5-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Twins. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at -219 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Tampa Bay: 91-71 SU
Cleveland: 92-70 SU
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 9-1
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Tampa Bay is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
Tampa Bay is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Cleveland
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games