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 (44-33) and Tampa Bay Rays (40-36) meet on Saturday at 12:07 PM ET. Kevin Gausman is pitching for Toronto (-147 to win), and Shane McClanahan is Tampa Bay’s (+124) choice to start.

The insights in what follows are based off odds valid as of July 2, 2022 at 11:14 AM ET. Check out the table below for the latest odds for this outing and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

Blue Jays vs Rays Betting Lines

Blue Jays Betting Insights

  • The Blue Jays have entered the game as favorites 59 times this season and won 36, or 61%, of those games.
  • This season, Toronto has won 21 of its 35 games, or 60%, when favored by at least -147 on the moneyline.
  • The Blue Jays have a 59.5% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Toronto and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 41 of their 77 opportunities.
  • The Blue Jays have an ATS record of 36-41-0 in 77 games with a spread this season.

Blue Jays Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 6.2
HR 16
ERA 3.86
K/9 8.90

Rays Betting Insights

  • The Rays have come away with seven wins in the 23 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • This season, Tampa Bay has been victorious two times in seven chances when named as an underdog of at least +124 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Rays have an implied victory probability of 44.6% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • Tampa Bay’s games have gone over the total in 35 of their 76 opportunities.
  • The Rays have an against the spread mark of 33-43-0 in 76 games with a line this season.

Rays Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 4-6
Runs Per Game 3.4
HR 8
ERA 4.45
K/9 9.20

Rays Probable Pitcher – Shane McClanahan

  • The Rays are sending McClanahan (8-3) to make his 16th start of the season. He is 8-3 with a 1.77 ERA and 123 strikeouts through 91 1/3 innings pitched.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Pirates, when he went seven innings, allowing one earned run while giving up four hits.
  • McClanahan is looking for his 14th straight appearance lasting five or more innings. He averages 6.0 innings per start.
  • The Rays have a 1-2 record in McClanahan’s three starts this season when they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • In McClanahan’s 15 starts, his team is 10-5.
  • McClanahan’s starts hit the over on the run total four times in 15 games with a set total this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of July 2, 2022 at 11:14 AM 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 – Kevin Gausman

  • When Gausman starts, his team is 3-12-0 against the spread this season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Monday, when he threw seven scoreless innings against the Boston Red Sox while allowing four hits.
  • Gausman has two starts in a row of five innings or more.
  • When Gausman starts a game and his team is the favorite on the moneyline, they have a record of 8-6.
  • In games Gausman has started, his team is 8-7.
  • Games Gausman has started this season hit the over seven times in 15 chances.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of July 2, 2022 at 11:14 AM 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 have a record this season in games when they hit two or more homers.
  • The Blue Jays are 17-5 in games this season when they have had five or more extra-base hits.
  • The team has totaled at least eight hits in 50 games this season, and is 33-17 in those contests.
  • The Blue Jays are 27-11 in the games this season that they scored five or more runs.
  • The Blue Jays have drawn five or more walks in 21 games this season, and are 17-4 in those contests.

Rays Hitting Trends

  • They are 10-5 this season when they hit two or more home runs in a game.
  • They’ve won eight of their nine games with five or more extra-base hits this season.
  • They have won 24 of the 38 games in which they’ve collected eight or more hits this season.
  • In 28 games this season with five or more runs scored, they’ved posted a record of 23-5.
  • In 12 games this season with five or more walks drawn, they’ve posted a record of 7-5

Blue Jays vs. Rays Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Rays (+124)

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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