Blue Jays Vs Rays: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – July 2, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on July 4, 2022

The Toronto Blue Jays (44-34) and Tampa Bay Rays (41-36) clash on Saturday at 6:07 PM ET. Toronto (-129 to win) has Thomas Hatch starting things off, while Tampa Bay (+110) counters Drew Rasmussen.

The insights in what follows reference odds valid as of July 2, 2022 at 5:12 PM ET. See below for a table with the latest odds for this contest and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at BetMGM today!

Blue Jays vs Rays Betting Lines

Blue Jays Betting Insights

  • This season, the Blue Jays have won 36 out of the 60 games, or 60%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • Toronto has a record of 30-21 in games where oddsmakers favor them by at least -129 on the moneyline.
  • The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 56.3% chance of a victory for the Blue Jays.
  • Toronto and its opponents have hit the over in 42 of their 78 games with a total this season.
  • In 78 games with a spread this season, the Blue Jays are 36-42-0 ATS.

Blue Jays Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 5.8
HR 15
ERA 4.15
K/9 8.90

Rays Betting Insights

  • The Rays have come away with eight wins in the 24 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • This season, Tampa Bay has come away with a win four times in 12 chances when named as an underdog of at least +110 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Rays have an implied victory probability of 47.6% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • Tampa Bay and their opponents have hit the over in 36 of their 77 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Rays are 34-43-0 against the spread in their 77 games that had a posted line this season.

Rays Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 3.8
HR 10
ERA 4.35
K/9 9.10

Rays Probable Pitcher – Drew Rasmussen

  • The Rays will send Rasmussen (5-3) to the mound to make his 13th start of the season. He is 5-3 with a 3.41 ERA and 49 strikeouts in 58 innings pitched.
  • His most recent time out came on Saturday, June 11 against the Minnesota Twins, when the righty went four innings, surrendering four earned runs while giving up nine hits.
  • Rasmussen heads into this game with eight outings of five or more innings pitched this year.
  • The Rays are 1-2 in Rasmussen’s three starts this season that they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • In Rasmussen’s 12 starts, his team is 8-4.
  • Rasmussen’s starts with a set total this season have gone over the run total in seven of 12 games.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of July 2, 2022 at 5:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Rays Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Jason Adam 33 30.0 9.9 5.0 0.4 1.50
Matt Wisler 28 36.0 7.3 8.1 1.7 2.75
Colin Poche 26 24.0 7.5 6.0 2.1 2.25
Shawn Armstrong 19 19.1 9.3 12.0 1.8 5.59
Jalen Beeks 16 33.1 11.1 8.0 1.6 2.70

Blue Jays Probable Pitcher – Thomas Hatch

  • Hatch pitched in one game with a spread last season and his team covered.
  • The last time the 27-year-old pitched was on Thursday, Sept. 23 against the Minnesota Twins. The righty threw one inning out of the bullpen in that matchup.
  • Hatch appeared in one game with his team as the moneyline favorite last season and won.
  • The 27-year-old and his team went 1-1 when he pitched in last season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of July 2, 2022 at 5:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Blue Jays Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Adam Cimber 36 32.2 25 3.58 10 4
David Phelps 33 30.2 27 3.23 6 1
Jordan Romano 29 28.0 31 2.57 1 17
Tim Mayza 25 20.0 18 3.15 7 0
Trent Thornton 24 34.0 26 3.71 3 0

Blue Jays Hitting Trends

  • The Blue Jays are 21-10 this season in games when they hit at least two bombs.
  • The Blue Jays have racked up at least five extra-base hits in 22 games this season, and finished 17-5 in those contests.
  • The club is 33-17 in the games this season it has put up eight or more hits.
  • The Blue Jays are 27-11 in the games this season that they put up at least five runs.
  • The Blue Jays are 17-4 in games this season when they have drawn at least five walks.

Rays Hitting Trends

  • They’ve hit two or more homers in 16 games this season and are 11-5 in those matchups.
  • They’ve won eight of their nine games with five or more extra-base hits this season.
  • In 39 games this season with eight or more hits, they have a record of 25-14.
  • They have won 24 of their 29 games this season in which they scored more than four runs.
  • They have won seven of their 12 games this season in which they’ve drawn more than four free passes.

Blue Jays vs. Rays Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Rays (+110)

Over/Under Pick: Under (9.5)

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

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