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Rays vs. Twins Betting Line, Odds & Trends - June 8

Betting Line and Odds for June 8
Rays vs. Twins Betting Line, Odds & Trends - June 8

The Tampa Bay Rays and Luke Raley will square off against the Minnesota Twins and Alex Kirilloff on Thursday at 1:10 PM ET, at Tropicana Field.

The Rays are -170 moneyline favorites for this matchup against the Twins (+145).

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Odds and Game Info

  • When: Thursday, June 8, 2023 at 1:10 PM ET
  • Where: Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • How to Watch on TV: MLB Network
  • Probable Pitchers: Yonny Chirinos vs. Bailey Ober
Rays vs Twins Betting Information
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Rays Trends & Betting Info

  • The Rays have won 38, or 74.5%, of the 51 games they've played as favorites this season.
  • Tampa Bay is 22-4 this season when entering a game favored by -170 or more on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win from the Rays, based on the moneyline, is 63%.
  • Tampa Bay is 30-21-0 against the spread in its 51 chances this season.

Twins Trends & Betting Info

  • This season, the Twins have won seven out of the 19 games, or 36.8%, in which they've been the underdog.
  • Minnesota has played as an underdog of +145 or more twice this season and won both games.
  • The oddsmakers' moneyline implies a 40.8% chance of a victory for the Twins.
  • In 60 games with a spread this season, Minnesota is 29-31-0 ATS.

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Rays vs. Twins Comparison

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Rays Leaders

Rays Hitting Rankings

  • Wander Franco is batting .308 with 19 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 23 walks.
  • Franco's home runs rank 93rd in MLB and he ranks 61st in RBI in MLB.
  • Franco heads into this game on an 11-game hitting streak. In his last 10 games he is hitting .421 with four doubles, a triple, six walks and four RBI.
  • Yandy Diaz's 12 home runs and .316 batting average are both team-highs.
  • Among all MLB hitters, Diaz ranks 19th in homers and 43rd in RBI.
  • Diaz enters this matchup on a five-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .364 with two doubles, two walks and four RBI.
  • Randy Arozarena paces the Rays in home runs (12) and runs batted in (43).

Rays Pitching Rankings

  • The pitching staff for the Rays has a collective 8.6 K/9, which ranks 19th in MLB.
  • Tampa Bay has the third-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (3.56).
  • Pitchers for Tampa Bay combine for the No. 3-ranked WHIP in MLB (1.211).
  • The Rays pitching staff leads MLB with 20 combined quality starts.
  • The Rays allow the sixth-fewest home runs in baseball (61 total, one per game).
  • Tampa Bay defeated the Twins 2-1 in its last game with nine strikeouts while allowing three hits.

Twins Leaders

Twins Hitting Rankings

  • Carlos Correa has 12 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 25 walks while hitting .204.
  • Correa ranks 120th in homers and 128th in RBI among all hitters in the big leagues.
  • Max Kepler has five doubles, six home runs and 11 walks while hitting .192.
  • Kepler ranks 120th among hitters in the majors in homers, and 231st in RBI.
  • Trevor Larnach has a team-high 27 runs batted in.

Twins Pitching Rankings

  • The Twins average 9.6 strikeouts per nine innings as a pitching staff, first-most in the league.
  • Minnesota has the second-best ERA (3.46) in the majors this season.
  • Minnesota pitchers have a 1.168 WHIP this season, first-best in the majors.
  • Twins starters have made 31 quality starts this season, second-most in baseball.
  • The Twins have allowed the sixth-fewest home runs this season at just 61, or one per game.
  • Minnesota suffered a 2-1 defeat in its most recent game, as its pitchers struck out eight Rays batters while allowing six hits.

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