The Tampa Bay Rays look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Minnesota Twins arrive at Tropicana Field on Friday.
Tampa Bay hands the ball to starter Chris Archer in this one and he'll try to improve on his 1-1 mark on the year. Minnesota counters with Lance Lynn, who will try to quiet the fans and the Rays bats at the same time.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Those going with the Tampa Bay Rays in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -134 at BetOnline for Friday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 7.5 at Bovada.
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.5-3.7 result in favor of the Rays. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Tampa Bay (5-13) will face the 8-5 Twins in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Minnesota injuries news.
This game puts the Tampa Bay Rays, most recently No. 24 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Minnesota Twins, who rate a No. 6 in the latest survey.
At the plate, Tampa Bay owns the No. 22 ranking for hits at 7.83 per game. By contrast, the Minnesota Twins are rated No. 12 in the same category at 8.31 per game.
Minnesota brings the No. 5-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rays's No. 24-ranked defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Twins beat Cleveland in extra innings, earning a 2-1 victory at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in MLB wagering action.
The Rays enjoyed a 4-2 victory at the expense of the Rangers on Wednesday, with Jacob Faria throwing 6 innings of 5-hit ball at Tropicana Field.
Next Betting Matchups
Minnesota at Tampa Bay, Saturday, April 21st
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