Tampa Bay Rays vs Detroit Tigers 08/05/2022 Baseball Odds, Best Picks and Forecast

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Tampa Bay Rays vs Detroit Tigers 08-05-2022 Baseball Odds Best Picks and Forecast

Tampa Bay Rays vs Detroit Tigers 08/05/2022 – The Tampa Bay Rays will be clashing the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on Friday evening. This will be the second game of a four-game series between the two teams. The Tampa Bay Rays are third in the AL East with 56-49, two positions below the ruling Yankees. The Detroit Tigers are in the fifth and last position of the AL Central with 42-65. The Rays will try to build on their win against the Tigers in the previous game. But the odds are in favor of the Detroit Tigers winning in this game, as predicted by the recent baseball betting trends.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Detroit Tigers 08/05/2022

When: Friday, August 5, 7:10 PM ET
Where: Comerica Park, Detroit, Michigan
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Stream: MLB.TV

Tampa Bay Rays vs Detroit Tigers 08/05/2022

Team RL TOTAL ML
Tampa Bay Rays -1.5 (-128) 8.5 o (-111) -213
Detroit Tigers +1.5 (+104) 8.5 u (-111) +171
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Tampa Bay Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays are here after scoring 10 home runs in the last three games and have won only four games out of their last eight played. The Tampa Bay offense is led by Randy Arozarena who has put up 100 hits along with 49 ribbies. Yandy Diaz and Harold Ramirez have a combo score of 171 hits along with 68 RBIs for the team. The Tampa Bay Rays will be handing the ball to Corey Kluber who is 13-7 with a 3.31 ERA.

Players to watch: Randy Arozarena LF (GP 101, AB 387, R 44, H 100, 2B 23, 3B 2, HR 12, RBI 49, TB 163, BB 27, SO 106, SB 21, AVG 0.258, OBP 0.318, SLG 0.421, OPS 0.739, WAR 1.2), Yandy Diaz 3B (GP 94, AB 325, R 47, H 92, 2B 21, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 33, TB 128, BB 56, SO 41, SB 1, AVG 0.283, OBP 0.395, SLG 0.394, OPS 0.789, WAR 2.4).

Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers have scored eight runs in their last three games and have won only one game out of their last six played. The Detroit offense is led by Miguel Cabrera who has put up 87 hits and 36 ribbies in this baseball season. Javier Baez and Jonathan Schoop have a combo score of 157 hits along with 69 RBIs. The Detroit Tigers will be sending Bryan Garcia to the hill. Garcia is now 0-1 with a 21.60 ERA.

Players to watch: Jonathan Schoop 2B (GP 102, AB 380, R 36, H 78, 2B 16, 3B 1, HR 7, RBI 28, TB 117, BB 15, SO 87, SB 5, AVG 0.205, OBP 0.242, SLG 0.308, OPS 0.55, WAR 0), Javier Baez SS (GP 92, AB 352, R 38, H 79, 2B 21, 3B 2, HR 10, RBI 41, TB 134, BB 18, SO 90, SB 4, AVG 0.224, OBP 0.268, SLG 0.381, OPS 0.649, WAR 1.1).

Tampa Bay Rays vs Detroit Tigers Betting Numbers

Trends

Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay are 4-8 SU in their last 12 games.
Rays are 13-7 SU in their last 20 games against Detroit.
Tampa Bay are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games on the road.
Tampa Bay are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Tampa Bay’s last 15 games when playing as the favourite.

Detroit Tigers

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit’s last 8 games.
Detroit are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit’s last 8 games at home.
Detroit are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay.
Detroit are 2-9 SU in their last 11 games against an opponent in the American League.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Detroit Tigers Betting Picks

The Tampa Bay Rays are certainly the much stronger team on the scoreboard and are going with Kluber who has been fantastic against Detroit in the past. To the hill, the Tigers will be sending Garcia who has not been too disappointing this season. If the bats work, the Detroit Tigers will be winning this game pretty easily as predicted by the updated MLB standings.

Score Prediction: Tigers 4, Rays 2.