Tampa Bay Rays vs Texas Rangers Prediction, Pick and Preview, June 1 (6/1): MLB
- Jun 1, 2022, 6:22:09 AM
Credit: photo by Raymond Carlin III-USA TODAY Sports
|Time||8:05 p.m. EST|
|Rays money line||-128|
|Rays run line||-1.5 (+135)|
|Rangers money line||+107|
|Rangers run line||+1.5 (-160)|
|Over / under||7.5|
|Tampa Bay Rays||Texas Rangers|
|Road / home record||11-10||12-12|
|Last 10 record||5-5||6-4|
|Over / under record||22-25-2||21-21-6|
|Runs / game||4.21||4.33|
|Runs allowed / game||3.91||4.20|
The Texas Rangers and the Tampa Bay Rays will play the 3rd game of the series at the Globe Life Field on Wednesday night. The Rangers took the win 3-0 in the second of the series. Perez pitched 7 scoreless innings.
Tampa Bay Rays
The Rays get here with a 28-21 record and have lost 4 of their last 6 games. The team is averaging 4.21 runs while allowing 3.9 runs per game. Margot leads the team, batting for a .339 avg with 3 home runs and 23 RBI. Kiermaier has 6 home runs for the Rays.
Shane McClanahan leads the team with a 2.01 ERA, 81 strikeouts and 5 wins recorded for the Rays.
Jeffrey Springs (2-2, 1.62 ERA) will be on the mound for the Rays in the 3rd game of the series. Springs took the loss Friday as the Rays fell 2-0 to the Yankees, giving up two runs on five hits over six innings. He struck out six without walking a batter.
The Rangers get here with a 24-24 record and have won 6 of their last 7 games. The team is averaging 4.3 runs per game and allowing 4.20 runs. Corey Seager is batting for .232 AVG and has 11 home runs. Adolis Garcia leads with 31 RBI and 8 home runs.
Martin Perez leads the pitching staff with a 1.42 ERA, 49 strikeouts and 4 wins recorded for the Rangers.
Probable Pitcher: Jon Gray (1-2, 5.56 ERA)
Gray will be on the mound in the 3rd game of the series for the Rangers. Gray yielded five runs on five hits and three walks over six frames in Friday's win against Oakland. He struck out five and did not factor in the decision.
Tampa Bay are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games against Texas.
Tampa Bay are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games.
Texas are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Ryan Yarbrough slowed down a bit the Rangers offense as they could only score 3 runs in the last game but it was enough to win the game thanks to Martin Perez performance. This time the Rangers will send Jon Gray who has been pounded all season so expect the Rays to get some runs early in the game and Springs should hold the Rangers enough to help the team to win the game.
PICK: Rays ML (-128)
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