Rays Vs Marlins: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 25, 2022

Written By Staff on May 24, 2022

The Tampa Bay Rays (25-17) will try to sweep a two-game series against the Miami Marlins (18-23). The series finale begins at 6:40 PM ET on Wednesday. Tampa Bay’s (-184 to win) Drew Rasmussen starts against Miami’s (+156) Cody Poteet.

The betting insights in the following article use the latest odds as of May 25, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET.

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Rays vs Marlins Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Rasmussen (TB) Pitcher Poteet (MIA)
4 – 1 W/L 0 – 0
38.2 IP 23.0
2.33 ERA 0.78
0.905 WHIP 0.870
7.9 K/9 7.4
1.9 BB/9 3.1

Rays Probable Starter Drew Rasmussen

  • The Rays will send Rasmussen (4-1) to make his ninth start of the season. He is 4-1 with a 2.33 ERA and 34 strikeouts through 38 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent appearance on Wednesday, May 18, the righty went 5 2/3 scoreless innings against the Detroit Tigers while surrendering four hits.
  • In eight games this season, the 26-year-old has an ERA of 2.33, with 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • Rasmussen enters this game with one quality start under his belt this year.
  • The opposing Marlins offense has the 14th-ranked slugging percentage (.390) and is 17th in MLB play with 40 home runs. It has a collective .242 batting average, and is 18th in MLB with 333 total hits and 21st in MLB action scoring 168 runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 25, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Marlins Stats vs Rasmussen

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Erik González 4 .250 1 0 2 .250 .500
Jesús Aguilar 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jazz Chisholm Jr. 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Miguel Rojas 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500

Marlins Probable Starter Cody Poteet

  • Poteet heads to the mound for the Marlins to make his second start of the season, seeking his first win.
  • The right-hander last pitched out of the bullpen on Saturday, when he threw 2 2/3 innings, giving up one earned run while allowing two hits to the Atlanta Braves.
  • He has pitched in 10 games this season with an ERA of .78 and 7.4 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • The Rays rank 14th in MLB with 184 runs scored this season. They have a .240 batting average this campaign with 45 home runs (11th in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 25, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rays Stats vs Poteet

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS

Rays Betting Trends

  • The Rays have a 20-12 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 62.5% of those games).
  • Tampa Bay has gone 4-5 in games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -184 or shorter (44.4%).
  • Based on this contest’s moneyline, the Rays have an implied win probability of 64.8%.
  • Tampa Bay has played in 42 games with a set over/under, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 20 times (20-20-2).
  • The Rays have a 20-22-0 record against the spread this season (covering 47.6% of the time).
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Marlins Betting Trends

  • The Marlins have entered the game as underdogs 20 times this season and won seven, or 35%, of those games.
  • Miami has not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +156 odds on them winning this game.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 39.1% chance of a victory for the Marlins.
  • So far this season, Miami and its opponents have hit the over in 19 of their 41 games with a total.
  • The Marlins have an ATS record of 22-19-0 in 41 games with a spread this season.

Rays Players to Watch

  • Wander Franco has accumulated a slugging percentage of .401, a team-best for the Rays, while hitting .255 with nine doubles, a triple, four home runs and seven walks.
  • Among the qualified batters in MLB action, Franco’s batting average ranks 68th, his on-base percentage ranks 136th, and he is 94th in the league in slugging.
  • Yandy Diaz’s .400 OBP paces his team, and he has three doubles, three home runs and 21 walks while hitting .282.
  • Among qualified hitters, Diaz’s batting average ranks 35th, his on-base percentage ranks seventh, and he is 105th in the league in slugging.
  • Randy Arozarena has accumulated a slugging percentage of .409, a team-best for the Rays. He’s batting .252 with 11 doubles, a triple, four home runs and 11 walks.
  • Kevin Kiermaier is hitting .255 with five doubles, six home runs and five walks.
  • Kiermaier enters this matchup on a five-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .542 with a double, three home runs and six RBI.

Rays Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Randy Arozarena 159 .252 20 4 16 .302 .711
Wander Franco 157 .255 23 4 16 .283 .684
Yandy Díaz 117 .282 18 3 10 .400 .785
Kevin Kiermaier 110 .255 18 6 14 .293 .757
Taylor Walls 104 .154 10 1 3 .254 .485
Harold Ramirez 97 .289 12 1 11 .333 .704
Mike Zunino 91 .165 6 4 13 .206 .536
Brett Phillips 86 .221 10 4 10 .284 .691
Ji-Man Choi 85 .282 10 3 19 .380 .851
Francisco Mejía 50 .260 7 2 13 .255 .675

Marlins Players to Watch

  • Jazz Chisholm leads Miami with 36 hits, batting .290 this season with 18 extra-base hits.
  • Among all qualifying hitters in MLB, Chisholm’s batting average ranks 28th, his on-base percentage is 56th, and he is ninth in slugging.
  • Jorge Soler has collected 30 hits this season to earn an on-base percentage of .293.
  • Among all qualified hitters, Soler’s batting average places him 150th, his on-base percentage ranks 124th, and he is 68th in slugging.
  • Jesus Aguilar leads Miami in slugging percentage (.421) powered by 11 extra-base hits.
  • Garrett Cooper leads Miami in OBP (.347) this season, fueled by 34 hits.

Marlins Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jorge Soler 146 .205 14 8 21 .293 .711
Jesús Aguilar 145 .276 12 5 18 .333 .754
Avisaíl García 141 .206 10 3 10 .236 .527
Jesús Sánchez 134 .216 17 4 13 .276 .657
Garrett Cooper 129 .264 14 2 15 .347 .735
Jazz Chisholm 124 .290 21 7 27 .341 .922
Miguel Rojas 117 .205 12 2 7 .250 .558
Jacob Stallings 102 .235 13 1 14 .307 .601
Brian Anderson 99 .253 19 2 6 .357 .761
Bryan De La Cruz 52 .269 6 1 6 .350 .735

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