For Friday night’s baseball action, MLB fans get to see the Tampa Bay Rays go on the Road. This will be the start of a 3-game series against the Detroit Tigers that will take place at Comerica Park. The Rays at the number 1 team in the AL East but had a loss to the Red Sox Wednesday. Can the number the number 3 team in the AL Central beat them? Find out with our Tigers vs Rays Betting Pick before you place your bet!
According to baseball betting odds, the Tampa Bay Rays are the favorite team at -170. Furthermore, the public perception of the Rays keeps increasing because earlier this week they began as a -150 favorite. Therefore, could this be a great opportunity for players to increase their baseball betting profits on this particular game? Let’s find out.
Tigers vs Rays Betting Prediction and Analysis for 9/10/2021
The Tampa Bay Rays will have Michael Wacha as their starting pitcher tonight. He is looking for his second straight win for the Rays. On the opposite end is Matt Boyd who will be the starting pitcher for the Tigers. However, he will be on the mound after losing two straight games. We look forward to seeing these two pitchers go against each other for the first time this season.
The Tampa Bay Rays have a current record of 88-52 with 17 games above .500 on the road. Sports Betting fans are hoping to see Wacha make another solid performance for his twenty-fifth series opener of the season. During his last performance, Wacha let three runs go over his last ten frames. However, the drawback to using him is that he is very inconsistent and does not have a reliable arm.
Then, we have the Detroit Tigers who are out of the competition to win the AL Central division. Furthermore, the Tigers are out of the Wild Card race with less then a month in the regular baseball season. However, it does not mean they will let the Rays walk all over them. Therefore, baseball fans and experts are expecting a tough matchup for the Rays.
The Detroit Tigers are 5-1 in their last 6 games after an off day. In Addition, they are 4-1 in their last 5 matchups. The Detroit pitching staff have let 672 runs go on the season while having an ERA of 4.42. Plus, they hold a team WHIP of 1.374 and have a FIP of 4.65 as a staff this season.
Tigers vs Rays Betting Pick
Game time: 09/10/2021 at 7:10 PM EDT
Bet on the Detroit Tigers at +145
For this matchup, Tampa Bay will probably be without OF Randy Arozarena. This is because he is currently on paternity leave and will not be back until Saturday. The Rays have a solid lead with only a month left to play. Therefore, they are trying to stay healthy for the postseason.
Eric Haase now has 20 home runs and has driven 4 runs in his last 5 games. Therefore, we predict the Tigers will win with a final score of 5-4