Miami Marlins vs Tampa Bay Rays 05/24/2022 – Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida will play host to the Miami Marlins and the Tampa Bay Rays as they open a short two-game series. The Marlins are fourth on the table in the NL East Division and they hope to get past the Braves at the third position. The Bay Rays are second in the AL East and they continue to trail the New York Yankees. The Bay Rays are all set to take on the Marlins with the baseball spread betting on their side.
Miami Marlins vs Tampa Bay Rays 05/24/2022
|When:||Tuesday, May 24, 6:40 PM ET|
|Where:||Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida|
The Miami Marlins are four games behind the .500 mark with an 18-22 record on the season. The Marlins are one game behind the Braves and are ahead of the Nationals. Miami will deliver Pablo Lopez to the mound as their starter in this game. Lopez is holding a 4-1 record on the season with an ERA of 1.57. Lopez gave up only two home runs in total and is holding the seventh rank in the NL Division with a sparkling WHIP of 0.91.
Players to watch: Jorge Soler RF (GP 37, AB 142, R 14, H 30, 2B 7, 3B 0, HR 8, RBI 21, TB 61, BB 16, SO 42, SB 0, AVG 0.211, OBP 0.3, SLG 0.43, OPS 0.73, WAR 0.8), Jesus Aguilar 1B (GP 38, AB 141, R 12, H 39, 2B 6, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 18, TB 60, BB 14, SO 40, SB 0, AVG 0.277, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.426, OPS 0.759, WAR 0.2).
Tampa Bay Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays are holding a record of 24-17 after dropping their last game against the Orioles with a final score of 7-6. Out of their first 22 games at home, the Bay Rays managed to win 13. Tampa will turn in Shane McClanahan as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding a 3-2 record on the season with an ERA of 2.33. The Bay Rays will still need support from the plate against Lopez. However, McClanahan is holding the second record in the season with 65 KS and a solid WHIP of 0.86.
Players to watch: Randy Arozarena RF (GP 40, AB 155, R 19, H 40, 2B 10, 3B 1, HR 4, RBI 16, TB 64, BB 11, SO 43, SB 7, AVG 0.258, OBP 0.31, SLG 0.413, OPS 0.722, WAR 0.5), Wander Franco SS (GP 38, AB 153, R 23, H 40, 2B 9, 3B 1, HR 4, RBI 16, TB 63, BB 7, SO 16, SB 4, AVG 0.261, OBP 0.29, SLG 0.412, OPS 0.702, WAR 1.5).
Miami Marlins vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers
Miami are 6-14 SU in their last 20 games.
Marlins are 2-15 SU in their last 17 games against Tampa Bay.
Miami are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
Miami are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Miami’s last 11 games against an opponent in the American League.
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay’s last 10 games against Miami.
Tampa Bay are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Tampa Bay are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Miami.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Tampa Bay’s last 19 games against an opponent in the National League.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Tampa Bay’s last 16 games against an opponent in the National League East Division division.
Miami Marlins vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks
Both teams have incredible pitchers on the mound. Hence, the batting squad is important in this game. The Tampa Bay Rays hold the upper hand at home and the baseball USA betting websites are intact for the Bay Rays to win.
Score Prediction: Bay Rays 4, Marlins 2.