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Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays

The fans at Tropicana Field will be treated to a game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Tampa Bay Rays when they take their seats on Friday.

The Blue Jays will give the ball to starter Steven Matz in this one. Left hander Matz is 3-0 this season with a 1.47 ERA.

The Rays will counter Matz with Tyler Glasnow. Right hander Glasnow has a 0.73 ERA to go along with a 2-0 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Rays as -160-moneyline favorites versus the Blue Jays, while the game's total opened at 7.

Tampa Bay lost its last outing, a 9-8 result against the Royals on April 21. Bettors who backed the Royals at -103 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (17) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Toronto was a 6-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Red Sox. They won as +110 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Team record: 8-10 SU
Toronto is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Toronto is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games on the road

Tampa Bay:
Team record: 10-9 SU
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Toronto
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto
Tampa Bay is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games

Next up:
Toronto at Tampa Bay Saturday, April 24