Rays Vs Orioles: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 21, 2022

Written By Staff on May 21, 2022

The Tampa Bay Rays (23-16) visit the Baltimore Orioles (16-24) on Saturday at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, starting at 7:05 PM ET. Jeffrey Springs gets the starting nod for Tampa Bay (-130 to win), and Kyle Bradish is Baltimore’s (+110) choice to start.

The betting facts in the following article reflect odds as of May 21, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET.

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Rays vs Orioles Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Springs (TB) Pitcher Bradish (BAL)
1 – 1 W/L 1 – 2
21.2 IP 21.1
1.66 ERA 5.06
0.785 WHIP 1.359
8.3 K/9 9.3
1.2 BB/9 2.5

Rays Probable Starter Jeffrey Springs

  • Springs (1-1) takes the mound for the Rays in his fourth start of the season. He’s put together a 1.66 ERA in 21 2/3 innings pitched, with 20 strikeouts.
  • The lefty’s most recent appearance was on Sunday against the Toronto Blue Jays, when he threw 4 2/3 scoreless innings while allowing four hits.
  • The 29-year-old has amassed an ERA of 1.66, with 8.3 strikeouts per nine innings, in 11 games this season.
  • The opposing Orioles offense has a collective .229 batting average, and is 12th in the league with 307 total hits and 25th in MLB play with 139 runs scored. It has the 27th-ranked slugging percentage (.349) and ranks 22nd in home runs (31) in all of MLB.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 21, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Orioles Probable Starter Kyle Bradish

  • The Orioles will send Bradish (1-2) to the mound for his fifth start this season.
  • The right-hander gave up four earned runs and allowed eight hits in 4 2/3 innings pitched against the New York Yankees on Monday.
  • The 25-year-old has pitched in four games this season with an ERA of 5.06 and 9.3 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • In four starts this season, he’s earned a quality start in two of them.
  • The Rays rank 14th in MLB with a .237 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 14th in the league (.383) and 38 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 21, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rays Betting Trends

  • The Rays have won 62.1% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (18-11).
  • Tampa Bay has a record of 16-10 when playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -130 or shorter (61.5%).
  • The Rays have a 56.5% chance to win this matchup based on the moneyline’s implied probability.
  • In the 39 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for Tampa Bay, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 19 times (19-18-2).
  • The Rays have an 18-21-0 record against the spread this season.
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Orioles Betting Trends

  • This season, the Orioles have won 14 out of the 38 games, or 36.8%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Baltimore has a record of 14-21, a 40% win rate, when they’re set as an underdog of +110 or more by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Orioles have a 47.6% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Baltimore’s games have gone over the total in 15 of their 40 chances.
  • The Orioles have an ATS record of 23-17-0 in 40 games with a spread this season.

Rays Players to Watch

  • Wander Franco has a .414 slugging percentage, which paces the Rays. He’s batting .263 with nine doubles, a triple, four home runs and seven walks.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB action, Franco ranks 57th in batting average, 123rd in on-base percentage, and 78th in slugging.
  • Yandy Diaz has three doubles, three home runs and 21 walks while hitting .281, and leads his team with a .401 on-base percentage.
  • Diaz ranks 35th in batting average, fifth in on base percentage, and 103rd in slugging in MLB.
  • Randy Arozarena is batting .238 with 10 doubles, a triple, two home runs and nine walks.
  • Harold Ramirez is batting .301 with four doubles and five walks.

Rays Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Wander Franco 152 .263 23 4 16 .292 .706
Randy Arozarena 147 .238 17 2 12 .285 .646
Yandy Díaz 114 .281 17 3 10 .401 .787
Kevin Kiermaier 96 .219 13 4 11 .265 .661
Taylor Walls 92 .163 10 1 3 .274 .524
Harold Ramirez 83 .301 11 0 9 .352 .701
Mike Zunino 83 .157 6 4 13 .202 .539
Brett Phillips 76 .197 9 4 10 .253 .635
Ji-Man Choi 74 .257 7 2 15 .360 .765
Francisco Mejía 46 .283 7 2 13 .277 .734

Orioles Players to Watch

  • Cedric Mullins has been key for Baltimore with 41 hits, an OBP of .318 plus a slugging percentage of .412.
  • Among all qualified hitters in MLB, Mullins’ batting average is 66th, his on-base percentage is 90th, and he is 80th in slugging.
  • Anthony Santander has collected 32 hits this season to earn an on-base percentage of .354.
  • Santander is currently 97th in batting average, 41st in on-base percentage and 66th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters.
  • Austin Hays leads Baltimore with 38 hits and an OBP of .358 this season.
  • Trey Mancini has an OPS of .754, fueled by an OBP of .357 and a team-best slugging percentage of .397 this season.

Orioles Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Cedric Mullins 160 .256 21 5 16 .318 .730
Trey Mancini 141 .298 13 3 15 .357 .754
Anthony Santander 137 .234 18 7 21 .354 .777
Austin Hays 134 .284 15 3 14 .358 .791
Jorge Mateo 124 .226 13 2 9 .262 .609
Ramón Urías 117 .197 10 2 9 .244 .535
Rougned Odor 105 .210 11 2 12 .250 .602
Robinson Chirinos 78 .141 4 1 6 .256 .474
Tyler Nevin 60 .233 9 1 7 .309 .609
Anthony Bemboom 52 .115 4 1 1 .207 .419

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