Rays Vs Tigers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 6, 2022

Written By Staff on August 6, 2022

The Tampa Bay Rays (57-49) will attempt to keep a three-game win streak intact when they visit the Detroit Tigers (42-66) on Saturday at 6:10 PM ET. Shane McClanahan starts for Tampa Bay (-255 to win) while Detroit (+214) will counter with Garrett Hill.

The betting insights in what follows reference odds valid as of August 6, 2022 at 5:26 PM ET.

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Rays vs Tigers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

McClanahan (TB) Pitcher Hill (DET)
10 – 4 W/L 1 – 3
122.0 IP 26.0
2.07 ERA 5.88
0.828 WHIP 1.346
11.7 K/9 3.8
1.7 BB/9 3.8

Rays Probable Starter Shane McClanahan

  • McClanahan (10-4) takes the mound for the Rays in his 21st start of the season. He has a 2.07 ERA in 122 innings pitched, with 158 strikeouts.
  • The left-hander’s most recent time out was on Sunday against the Cleveland Guardians, when he threw 4 2/3 innings, surrendering five earned runs while allowing seven hits.
  • In 20 games this season, the 25-year-old has put up a 2.07 ERA and 11.7 strikeouts per nine innings, while giving up a batting average of .180 to his opponents.
  • McClanahan has 15 quality starts this season.
  • He will take the hill against a Tigers offense that is batting .226 as a unit (27th in MLB). It is also slugging a collective .332 (30th in MLB) with 64 total home runs (30th in MLB).
  • Among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season, the 25-year-old’s 2.07 ERA ranks fourth, .828 WHIP ranks first, and 11.7 K/9 ranks second.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 6, 2022 at 5:26 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Tigers Stats vs McClanahan

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Jeimer Candelario 5 .200 1 1 1 .200 1.000
Miguel Cabrera 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jonathan Schoop 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .400
Eric Haase 4 .250 1 1 1 .400 1.400
Willi Castro 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Javier Báez 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Victor Reyes 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Harold Castro 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Daz Cameron 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Tigers Probable Starter Garrett Hill

  • Hill (1-3) will take the mound for the Tigers, his sixth start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Sunday, when he threw 5 2/3 innings against the Toronto Blue Jays, giving up four earned runs while allowing six hits.
  • The 26-year-old has pitched to a 5.88 ERA this season with 3.8 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 3.8 walks per nine across five games.
  • In five starts this season, he’s earned a quality start in one of them.
  • The Rays have scored 435 runs this season, which ranks 22nd in MLB. They are batting .239 for the campaign with 95 home runs, 24th in the league.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 6, 2022 at 5:26 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rays Stats vs Hill

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS

Rays Betting Trends

  • The Rays have won 59.2% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (42-29).
  • Tampa Bay has played as a moneyline favorite of -255 or shorter in only one game this season, which they won.
  • The Rays have a 71.8% chance to win this matchup based on the moneyline’s implied probability.
  • Tampa Bay has played in 106 games with over/under set, and has combined with opponents to go over the total 50 times (50-51-5).
  • The Rays have a 48-58-0 record ATS this season.
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Tigers Betting Trends

  • This season, the Tigers have won 33 out of the 88 games, or 37.5%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • This season, Detroit has won four of its 12 games, or 33.3%, when they’re the underdog by at least +214 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 31.8% chance of a victory for the Tigers.
  • Detroit’s games have gone over the total in 40 of their 108 chances.
  • The Tigers are 49-59-0 against the spread this season.

Rays Players to Watch

  • Yandy Diaz has an on-base percentage of .393, a team-best for the Rays. He’s batting .280 with 21 doubles, five home runs and 57 walks.
  • Diaz ranks 37th in batting average, fifth in on base percentage, and 105th in slugging among the qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Randy Arozarena’s .419 slugging percentage paces his team, and he has 23 doubles, two triples, 12 home runs and 28 walks while hitting .258.
  • Arozarena ranks 68th in batting average, 92nd in on base percentage, and 83rd in slugging in MLB.
  • Arozarena has hit safely in three straight games. In his last five games he is batting .368 with a double, three walks and two RBI.
  • David Peralta is hitting .247 with 21 doubles, two triples, 12 home runs and 27 walks. He has 74 hits, a team-high for the Rays.
  • Peralta brings a three-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is hitting .238 with two doubles and two RBI.
  • Ji-Man Choi is batting .257 with 16 doubles, eight home runs and 43 walks.

Rays Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Randy Arozarena 391 .258 44 12 49 .319 .738
Yandy Díaz 329 .280 47 5 33 .393 .782
David Peralta 299 .247 29 12 43 .311 .763
Taylor Walls 277 .173 33 5 18 .263 .545
Ji-Man Choi 261 .257 28 8 46 .358 .768
Isaac Paredes 202 .213 32 14 31 .291 .756
Christian Bethancourt 201 .234 26 5 21 .280 .643
Francisco Mejía 185 .254 24 6 23 .268 .684
Brandon Lowe 178 .258 28 8 22 .328 .800
Jose Siri 146 .178 19 3 10 .234 .535

Tigers Players to Watch

  • Javier Baez leads Detroit with 81 hits, batting .228 this season with 33 extra-base hits.
  • Baez is 125th in batting average, 145th in on-base percentage and 116th in slugging percentage among all hitters in the majors.
  • Jonathan Schoop is batting .205 with a .308 slugging percentage and 28 RBI this year.
  • Schoop is 145th in batting average, 151st in on-base percentage and 146th in slugging percentage in the majors.
  • Jeimer Candelario is batting .206 with a .358 slugging percentage and 33 RBI this year.
  • Miguel Cabrera is slashing .268/.317/.332 this season and leads the Tigers with an OPS of .649.

Tigers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jonathan Schoop 380 .205 36 7 28 .242 .550
Javier Báez 356 .228 38 10 41 .270 .652
Miguel Cabrera 325 .268 23 4 36 .317 .649
Jeimer Candelario 296 .206 33 10 33 .268 .626
Harold Castro 250 .280 24 4 22 .311 .711
Willi Castro 245 .241 32 4 18 .281 .628
Eric Haase 196 .240 26 8 26 .291 .704
Tucker Barnhart 192 .203 8 0 11 .264 .498
Riley Greene 173 .237 22 3 20 .304 .657
Victor Reyes 159 .270 12 1 14 .295 .660

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