Rays Vs White Sox: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – June 4, 2022

Written By Staff on June 4, 2022

Jose Abreu brings a 12-game hitting streak into the Chicago White Sox’s (23-27) matchup against the Tampa Bay Rays (31-21) at 4:10 PM ET on Saturday at Tropicana Field. Tampa Bay’s (-127 to win) Drew Rasmussen starts against Chicago’s (+108) Dylan Cease.

The betting facts in the article below reflect odds as of June 4, 2022 at 3:25 PM ET.

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Rays vs White Sox Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Rasmussen (TB) Pitcher Cease (CHW)
5 – 2 W/L 4 – 2
46.2 IP 53.2
3.47 ERA 3.69
1.093 WHIP 1.248
8.5 K/9 12.7
2.5 BB/9 3.9

Rays Probable Starter Drew Rasmussen

  • The Rays are sending Rasmussen (5-2) to make his 11th start of the season. He is 5-2 with a 3.47 ERA and 44 strikeouts in 46 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The right-hander’s most recent appearance was on Tuesday against the Texas Rangers, when he went 3 2/3 innings, surrendering five earned runs while allowing five hits.
  • The 26-year-old has an ERA of 3.47, with 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings, in 10 games this season. Opposing hitters have a .216 batting average against him.
  • Rasmussen is looking to collect his second quality start of the year in this matchup.
  • He will face off against a White Sox offense that ranks 20th in MLB with 402 total hits (on a .237 batting average). The team also slugs a collective .360 (25th in MLB) with 44 total home runs (23rd in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 4, 2022 at 3:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

White Sox Stats vs Rasmussen

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Luis Robert 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Andrew Vaughn 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Gavin Sheets 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.500
Jake Burger 2 1.000 2 1 2 1.000 3.500
Yasmani Grandal 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Leury García 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.500
José Abreu 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
AJ Pollock 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.500
Reese McGuire 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

White Sox Probable Starter Dylan Cease

  • Cease (4-2) will take to the mound for the White Sox and make his 11th start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Sunday, when he tossed 7 2/3 innings while giving up no earned runs on two hits in a matchup with the Chicago Cubs.
  • The 26-year-old has pitched in 10 games this season with an ERA of 3.69, a 3.304 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.248.
  • He has earned a quality start three times in 10 starts this season.
  • The Rays have scored 216 runs this season, which ranks 18th in MLB. They are batting .232 for the campaign with 50 home runs, 17th in the league.
  • The 26-year-old’s 3.69 ERA ranks 37th, 1.248 WHIP ranks 41st, and 12.7 K/9 ranks first among qualified pitchers in the majors this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 4, 2022 at 3:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rays Stats vs Cease

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Isaac Paredes 6 .000 0 0 0 .143 .143
Harold Ramirez 4 .500 2 0 2 .500 1.000
Randy Arozarena 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Yandy Díaz 3 .000 0 0 0 .250 .250
Ji-Man Choi 3 .000 0 0 0 .400 .400
Brett Phillips 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Francisco Mejía 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Manuel Margot 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Kevin Kiermaier 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Rays Betting Trends

  • The Rays have put together a 25-14 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 64.1% of those games).
  • Tampa Bay has a record of 22-13 when playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -127 or shorter (62.9%).
  • The implied moneyline probablility in this matchup gives the Rays a 55.9% chance to win.
  • Tampa Bay has combined with opponents to go over the total 24 times this season for a 24-26-2 record against the over/under.
  • The Rays have a 24-28-0 record ATS this season (covering 46.2% of the time).
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White Sox Betting Trends

  • The White Sox have been underdogs in 18 games this season and won five (27.8%) of those contests.
  • Chicago has a record of 5-8, a 38.5% win rate, when they’re set as an underdog of +108 or more by oddsmakers this season.
  • The implied probability of a win by the White Sox, based on the moneyline, is 48.1%.
  • Chicago and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 22 of their 50 opportunities.
  • The White Sox are 22-28-0 against the spread in their 50 chances this season.

Rays Players to Watch

  • Yandy Diaz a has .407 on-base percentage to pace the Rays, while batting .271 with four doubles, three home runs and 30 walks.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB, Diaz’s batting average ranks 50th, his on-base percentage ranks sixth, and he is 125th in the league in slugging.
  • Randy Arozarena has collected 50 hits while slugging .421. Both lead his team. In total, he has 12 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 11 walks while batting .256.
  • Among the qualified, Arozarena ranks 73rd in batting average, 123rd in on-base percentage, and 70th in slugging.
  • Manuel Margot has five doubles, a triple, three home runs and 12 walks while batting .323.
  • Harold Ramirez has five doubles, two home runs and six walks while batting .286.

Rays Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Randy Arozarena 195 .256 23 6 23 .301 .722
Yandy Díaz 144 .271 21 3 12 .407 .768
Kevin Kiermaier 137 .219 21 6 15 .257 .644
Harold Ramirez 126 .286 17 2 15 .326 .699
Manuel Margot 124 .323 12 3 23 .387 .839
Taylor Walls 122 .148 12 2 4 .252 .490
Mike Zunino 106 .151 6 4 14 .195 .487
Ji-Man Choi 106 .264 13 4 24 .370 .832
Brett Phillips 101 .188 12 4 10 .245 .592
Francisco Mejía 77 .234 10 2 13 .241 .618

White Sox Players to Watch

  • Abreu has been key for Chicago with 46 hits, an OBP of .348 plus a slugging percentage of .433.
  • Among all the qualifying batters in the majors, Abreu’s batting average is 73rd, his on-base percentage ranks 47th, and he is 60th in slugging.
  • Luis Robert is slugging .440 while driving in 19 runs and batting .293 this season.
  • Robert is currently 25th in batting average, 76th in on-base percentage and 52nd in slugging percentage among all qualifying players.
  • Andrew Vaughn has 34 hits this season and has a slash line of .279/.328/.475.
  • A.J. Pollock has three home runs, 11 RBI and a batting average of .225 this season.

White Sox Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
José Abreu 180 .256 24 7 23 .348 .781
Yasmani Grandal 154 .162 6 2 9 .270 .484
Luis Robert 150 .293 22 6 19 .325 .765
Gavin Sheets 129 .209 9 4 10 .277 .610
Leury García 128 .195 12 2 11 .205 .478
Andrew Vaughn 122 .279 13 6 22 .328 .803
A.J. Pollock 120 .225 14 3 11 .252 .610
Adam Engel 115 .243 15 1 6 .298 .646
Josh Harrison 102 .167 13 0 3 .248 .503
Jake Burger 100 .230 8 4 13 .278 .658

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