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Tampa Bay Rays Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Detroit Tigers

MLB wagering interest swings to the Tampa Bay Rays vs Detroit Tigers battle on Sunday at Comerica Park as the Tigers try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

Tampa Bay puts its faith in starter Jacob Faria to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 2-0. Getting the ball for the Detroit Tigers is Buck Farmer, who owns a 2-0 record on the season with a 3.52 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Tampa Bay Rays were listed as 103 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 9.5 before betting started earlier on Sunday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rays to win this game 5.4-5.1. 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

32-35 Detroit battles the Rays, currently with a 36-35 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

The Detroit Tigers sit at No. 13 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tampa Bay Rays sit at No. 16 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Tampa Bay Rays rank No. 15 at 8.69 hits per game. That compares with the Detroit Tigers No. 14 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Detroit has the No. 21-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rays own the No. 14 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rays enjoyed a 3-2 victory at the expense of the Tigers on Saturday, with C Archer throwing 6 innings of 6-hit ball at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Tampa Bay's last 10 games
  • Tampa Bay is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Detroit is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Detroit is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • Detroit is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay home to Cincinnati, Monday, June 19th
Detroit at Seattle, Monday, June 19th