The Tampa Bay Rays and the Toronto Blue Jays will meet tonight at Tropicana Field for Game 2 of their series. All up to date odds for this game can be found at Top Bet sportsbook.
The Rays led early, only to have their defense let them down later in the game. Jeremy Hellickson had a solid outing overall as he let up five runs, but only two of them were earned in 7 innings of work. Matt Moore starts tonight for the Rays. Moore has struggled recently as is evident by the fact that he has a 5.20 ERA in 45 innings of work this season.
The Blue Jays drew to within three games of the division lead with their win on Monday night. Yunel Escobar led the offense with two hit, one of which was a home run. Kyle Drabek had a solid start and notched his 4th win of the young season. Drew Hutchinson gets the start tonight for the Jays. He has been average at best this season posting a 4.81 ERA.
Tampa Bay is 6-2 in their last eight games against a right handed starter, 40-19 in their last 59 games as a favorite, and 2-6 in Moore’s last eight starts. Toronto is 5-1 in their last six games overall, 6-2 in their last eight game two of a series, and 2-6 in their last eight road games against a team with a winning record. Toronto is 10-29 in their last 39 games in Tampa Bay.
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We think Matt Moore will continue to struggle so take the underdog Jays in this one at online sports books.