Rays Vs Orioles: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – June 17, 2022

Written By Staff on June 17, 2022

The Baltimore Orioles (28-37) host the Tampa Bay Rays (35-28) in AL East action on Friday at 6:05 PM ET. Tampa Bay’s (-147 to win) Shane Baz and Baltimore’s (+126) Dean Kremer pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

The insights in this article reference odds valid as of June 17, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET.

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Rays vs Orioles Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Baz (TB) Pitcher Kremer (BAL)
0 – 1 W/L 1 – 1
2.1 IP 9.1
19.29 ERA 3.86
2.571 WHIP 1.286
7.7 K/9 4.8
11.6 BB/9 2.9

Rays Probable Starter Shane Baz

  • The Rays will send Baz (0-1) out to make his second start of the season.
  • The righty last appeared on Saturday against the Minnesota Twins, when he went 2 2/3 innings, allowing five earned runs while giving up three hits.
  • In one games this season, he has a 19.29 ERA and 7.7 strikeouts per nine innings, while opponents are batting .333 against him.
  • He will face off against an Orioles offense that ranks 16th in MLB with 511 total hits (on a .231 batting average). The squad also slugs a collective .381 (19th in MLB) with 67 total home runs (14th in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 17, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Orioles Probable Starter Dean Kremer

  • Kremer heads to the mound for the Orioles to make his third start of the season, seeking his second win.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Sunday against the Kansas City Royals, throwing 5 2/3 innings and giving up one earned run.
  • He has pitched in two games this season with an ERA of 3.86, a batting average against of .237 and 4.8 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • The Rays have scored 259 runs this season, which ranks 24th in MLB. They are batting .230 for the campaign with 59 home runs, 20th in the league.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 17, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rays Betting Trends

  • The Rays have won 64.4% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (29-16).
  • Tampa Bay has a 15-8 record (winning 65.2% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -147 or shorter.
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Rays have an implied win probability of 59.5%.
  • Tampa Bay has had an over/under set by bookmakers 63 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 29 of those games (29-32-2).
  • The Rays have covered 47.6% of their games this season, going 30-33-0 ATS.
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Orioles Betting Trends

  • This season, the Orioles have been the underdog 61 times and won 25, or 41%, of those games.
  • Baltimore has a record of 17-24 in games where bookmakers have them as underogs of at least +126 on the moneyline.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Orioles have a 44.2% chance to win.
  • So far this season, Baltimore and its opponents have hit the over in 33 of their 65 games with a total.
  • The Orioles are 39-26-0 against the spread in their 65 chances this season.

Rays Players to Watch

  • Randy Arozarena has accumulated 61 hits with a .429 slugging percentage, both team-best numbers for the Rays. He’s hitting .262 with 14 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 14 walks.
  • Among the qualified hitters in baseball, Arozarena’s batting average ranks 65th, his on-base percentage ranks 93rd, and he is 69th in the league in slugging.
  • Yandy Diaz’s .395 OBP paces his team, and he has six doubles, three home runs and 35 walks while hitting .269.
  • Among the qualified, Diaz ranks 54th in batting average, 11th in on-base percentage, and 133rd in slugging.
  • Manuel Margot is batting .310 with 10 doubles, a triple, three home runs and 16 walks.
  • Ji-Man Choi has 12 doubles, five home runs and 22 walks while batting .284.

Rays Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Randy Arozarena 233 .262 30 7 31 .316 .745
Yandy Díaz 182 .269 24 3 14 .395 .747
Kevin Kiermaier 169 .225 25 7 17 .264 .649
Manuel Margot 168 .310 20 3 24 .373 .808
Taylor Walls 158 .146 16 3 8 .237 .484
Harold Ramirez 150 .287 19 2 19 .327 .700
Ji-Man Choi 141 .284 19 5 32 .376 .851
Brett Phillips 126 .167 14 4 10 .232 .526
Francisco Mejía 102 .206 11 3 14 .212 .565
Vidal Brujan 97 .144 6 1 9 .190 .406

Orioles Players to Watch

  • Austin Hays leads Baltimore in slugging percentage (.474) thanks to 24 extra-base hits.
  • Among all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, Hays is 27th in batting average, 40th in on-base percentage, and 32nd in slugging percentage.
  • Cedric Mullins is batting .250 with a .385 slugging percentage and 25 RBI this year.
  • Mullins is 86th in batting average, 105th in on-base percentage and 113th in slugging percentage in the big leagues.
  • Ryan Mountcastle has 57 hits and is batting .270 this season.
  • Trey Mancini leads Baltimore with an OBP of .373 this season while batting .290 with 24 walks and 25 runs scored.

Orioles Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Cedric Mullins 260 .250 35 6 25 .307 .692
Austin Hays 228 .289 33 9 37 .351 .825
Trey Mancini 217 .290 25 6 25 .373 .797
Ryan Mountcastle 211 .270 28 12 35 .307 .795
Jorge Mateo 199 .211 18 4 16 .245 .582
Rougned Odor 184 .212 25 7 29 .272 .685
Robinson Chirinos 111 .144 6 2 11 .250 .502
Tyler Nevin 93 .204 14 2 13 .294 .584
Adley Rutschman 82 .195 11 1 3 .275 .604
Ryan McKenna 63 .238 8 0 4 .300 .617

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