Rays Vs Rangers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – June 1, 2022

Written By Staff on June 1, 2022

The Texas Rangers (24-24) host the Tampa Bay Rays (28-21) on Wednesday at 8:05 PM ET. Jeffrey Springs gets the starting nod for Tampa Bay (-121 to win), and Jon Gray is Texas’ (+103) choice to start.

The insights in this article reflect odds as of June 1, 2022 at 7:24 PM ET.

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Rays vs Rangers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Springs (TB) Pitcher Gray (TEX)
2 – 2 W/L 1 – 2
33.1 IP 34.0
1.62 ERA 5.56
0.810 WHIP 1.324
8.9 K/9 8.5
1.9 BB/9 3.4

Rays Probable Starter Jeffrey Springs

  • Springs (2-2) gets the starting nod for the Rays in his sixth start of the season. He’s put together a 1.62 ERA in 33 1/3 innings pitched, with 33 strikeouts.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Friday against the New York Yankees, when he tossed 6 2/3 innings, allowing two earned runs while giving up five hits.
  • In 13 games this season, the 29-year-old has amassed an ERA of 1.62, with 8.9 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are hitting .172 against him.
  • Springs has one quality start under his belt this season.
  • He meets a Rangers offense that ranks 14th in the league with 211 runs while batting .234 as a squad. It has a collective .380 slugging percentage (20th in MLB play) and has hit a total of 55 home runs (10th in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 1, 2022 at 7:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rangers Stats vs Springs

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Marcus Semien 7 .714 5 3 5 .778 2.778
Kole Calhoun 3 .000 0 0 0 .400 .400
Adolis García 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Nathaniel Lowe 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Rangers Probable Starter Jon Gray

  • Gray (1-2) will take to the mound for the Rangers and make his eighth start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up five earned runs in 6 2/3 innings pitched on Saturday in his last outing, a matchup with the Oakland Athletics.
  • The 30-year-old has an ERA of 5.56, a 2.462 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.324 in seven games this season.
  • He has one quality starts in seven chances this season.
  • The Rays rank 18th in MLB with 203 runs scored this season. They have a .233 batting average this campaign with 48 home runs (16th in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 1, 2022 at 7:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rays Stats vs Gray

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Manuel Margot 14 .214 3 0 1 .312 .669
Francisco Mejía 5 .400 2 0 0 .400 .800
Harold Ramirez 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Mike Zunino 1 1.000 1 1 1 1.000 5.000

Rays Betting Trends

  • The Rays have won 22 of the 36 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (61.1%).
  • In games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -121 or shorter, Tampa Bay has a record of 21-13 (61.8%).
  • The Rays have a 54.8% chance to win this contest based on the moneyline’s implied probability.
  • Tampa Bay has combined with opponents to go over the total 23 times this season for a 23-24-2 record against the over/under.
  • The Rays have a 22-27-0 record ATS this season (covering 44.9% of the time).
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Rangers Betting Trends

  • The Rangers have won 18, or 51.4%, of the 35 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Texas is 15-13 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +103 or more on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Rangers, based on the moneyline, is 49.3%.
  • Texas’ games have gone over the total in 20 of their 48 chances.
  • The Rangers are 30-18-0 ATS in their 48 games with a spread this season.

Rays Players to Watch

  • Wander Franco has accumulated a team-best slugging percentage (.421) and leads the Rays in hits (48). He’s hitting .270 with 11 doubles, two triples, four home runs and 10 walks.
  • Franco ranks 47th in batting average, 117th in on base percentage, and 65th in slugging among the qualifying hitters in baseball.
  • Yandy Diaz has a .374 OBP to lead his team. He has three doubles, three home runs and 24 walks while batting .255.
  • Diaz’s batting average ranks 73rd among qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 21st, and he is 136th in the league in slugging.
  • Manuel Margot is batting .327 with five doubles, a triple, three home runs and nine walks.
  • Randy Arozarena is batting .260 with 12 doubles, a triple, four home runs and 11 walks.

Rays Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Randy Arozarena 181 .260 21 4 20 .308 .711
Wander Franco 178 .270 27 4 19 .305 .726
Yandy Díaz 137 .255 19 3 11 .374 .717
Kevin Kiermaier 130 .231 21 6 15 .270 .678
Taylor Walls 117 .154 12 2 4 .261 .509
Harold Ramirez 115 .270 14 2 13 .315 .680
Manuel Margot 113 .327 10 3 23 .382 .851
Mike Zunino 102 .147 6 4 14 .193 .487
Ji-Man Choi 99 .263 13 4 20 .373 .828
Brett Phillips 94 .202 10 4 10 .262 .634

Rangers Players to Watch

  • Corey Seager has an OPS of .740, fueled by an OBP of .302 and a team-best slugging percentage of .438 this season.
  • Seager ranks 110th in batting average, 123rd in on-base percentage and 52nd in slugging percentage among all qualified batters in MLB.
  • Adolis Garcia is slugging .436 while driving in 31 runs and batting .227 this season.
  • Garcia is currently 118th in batting average, 150th in on-base percentage and 55th in slugging percentage among all qualified players.
  • Marcus Semien has collected 37 base hits, an OBP of .266 and a slugging percentage of .274 this season.
  • Jonah Heim has been key for Texas with 28 hits, an OBP of .331 plus a slugging percentage of .468.

Rangers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Marcus Semien 186 .199 21 1 17 .266 .540
Corey Seager 185 .232 25 11 24 .302 .740
Adolis García 181 .227 27 8 31 .268 .704
Nate Lowe 158 .259 16 3 16 .316 .677
Kole Calhoun 147 .265 20 7 20 .314 .777
Mitch Garver 112 .232 13 6 14 .307 .753
Andy Ibáñez 112 .214 13 1 9 .273 .550
Jonah Heim 109 .257 18 6 18 .331 .799
Eli White 83 .217 14 2 7 .301 .614
Charlie Culberson 47 .234 8 0 6 .280 .535

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