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Detroit Tigers Host Tampa Bay Rays in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Detroit Tigers will look to improve on a 31-34 record when they take on the Tampa Bay Rays, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Friday.

Daniel Norris gets the call for the Detroit Tigers and he will try to build on a 3-4 mark. In the other dugout, Erasmo Ramirez brings a 3-1 ledger to the game for the Tampa Bay Rays as he tries to quiet the Tigers bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Tampa Bay Rays were listed as 110 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 10 before betting started earlier on Friday over at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.9-5.4 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.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Detroit Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Tigers sport a record of 31-34 heading into this matchup, while the Tampa Bay Rays sit at 35-34 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

The Detroit Tigers vs Tampa Bay Rays odds would favor the Tigers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Detroit is rated No. 13 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Tampa Bay is at No. 16.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Tampa Bay Rays rank No. 14 at 8.7 hits per game. That compares with the Detroit Tigers No. 15 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Tampa Bay owns the No. 20-rated road mark, allowing 5.03 runs per game on the highway. Detroit, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay looks to rebound from a loss to the Tigers, who beat them 5-3 on Thursday behind a start from J Verlander at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Tampa Bay is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games
  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Detroit is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Detroit is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Detroit, Saturday, June 17th