Rays Vs Tigers: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – September 19, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on September 19, 2021

The Tampa Bay Rays (92-57) and Detroit Tigers (71-78) square off on Sunday at 1:10 PM ET, at Tropicana Field. Tampa Bay’s (-280 to win) Shane McClanahan gets the start versus Detroit’s (+225) Wily Peralta.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 19, 2021, 1:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Rays vs Tigers Betting Lines

Rays Betting Insights

  • This season, the Rays have been favored 95 times and won 62, or 65.3%, of those games.
  • Tampa Bay has entered three games this season favored by -280 or more and is 2-1 in those contests.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 70.5% chance of a victory for the Rays.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Rays and their opponents have combined to hit the over three times.

Rays Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 4-6
Runs Per Game 4.0
HR 12
ERA 4.36
K/9 7.5

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Tigers Betting Insights

  • The Tigers have come away with 57 wins in the 124 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • Detroit has a win-loss record of 2-2 when favored by +225 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • The Tigers have an implied victory probability of 29.5% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.
  • In their previous 10 matchups with a total posted by sportsbooks, the Tigers and their foes are 3-6-1 when it comes to hitting the over.

Tigers Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 4.2
HR 13
ERA 3.42
K/9 7.9

Tigers Probable Pitcher – Wily Peralta

  • Peralta makes the start for the Tigers, his 16th of the season. He is 3-3 with a 3.32 ERA and 49 strikeouts in 76 innings pitched.
  • His last time out was on Tuesday against the Brewers, when the righty threw six scoreless innings while allowing two hits.
  • In 16 games this season, the 32-year-old has put up an ERA of 3.32, with 5.8 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are hitting .236 against him.
  • Peralta has put up nine starts this season where he pitched five or more innings.
  • The Tigers have a 7-7 record in Peralta’s 14 starts this season when they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of September 19, 2021 at 1:08 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Rays Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 92-58
Home 47-28
Road 45-30
vs LHP (Starters) 33-27
vs RHP (Starters) 58-31
Day Games 6-2
Night Games 86-56

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Rays Probable Pitcher – Shane McClanahan

  • The Rays will hand the ball to McClanahan (9-5) for his 23rd start of the season.
  • The left-hander allowed three hits in five scoreless innings pitched against the Red Sox on Wednesday, Sept. 8.
  • The 24-year-old has an ERA of 3.59, 10.4 strikeouts per nine innings and a batting average against of .255 in 22 games this season.
  • McClanahan has started 22 games this season, and he’s lasted five or more innings 16 times. He averages 5.2 innings per appearance.
  • When he starts a game and his team is the favorite on the moneyline, they have a record of 10-5.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of September 19, 2021 at 1:08 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Tigers Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 71-78
Home 39-36
Road 32-42
vs LHP (Starters) 26-22
vs RHP (Starters) 44-55
Day Games 3-5
Night Games 68-73

Rays Hitting Stats

  • The Rays are fifth-best in MLB action with 207 total home runs.
  • The Rays have a 42-13 record in games this season when they hit at least two home runs.
  • Tampa Bay has hit 12 home runs over the last 10 games.
  • Randy Arozarena has been key for Tampa Bay with 132 hits, an OBP of .345 plus a slugging percentage of .455.
  • Brandon Lowe leads Tampa Bay in home runs with 34 while driving in 85 runs and slugging .497.

Tigers Hitting Stats

  • The Tigers rank 20th in Major League Baseball with 172 home runs.
  • In 74 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 92 homers, an average of 1.2 per contest.
  • Detroit has 13 homers over its last 10 games.
  • Jeimer Candelario has 40 doubles, three triples, 16 home runs and 57 walks while batting .273.
  • Jonathan Schoop has collected 77 runs batted in to lead his team.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Tigers (+225)

Over/Under Pick: Over (9)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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