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

Written By PlayPicks Staff on August 4, 2022

The Toronto Blue Jays (57-45) and Tampa Bay Rays (54-48) clash in AL East play, on Tuesday at 7:10 PM ET. Toronto (-137 to win) has Kevin Gausman starting things off, while Tampa Bay (+116) is sending out Drew Rasmussen.

The insights in the following article reference odds valid as of August 2, 2022 at 5:13 PM ET. See below for a table with the latest odds for this contest and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

Blue Jays vs Rays Betting Lines

Blue Jays Betting Insights

  • This season, the Blue Jays have been favored 83 times and won 50, or 60.2%, of those games.
  • Toronto is 36-21 this season when entering a game favored by -137 or more on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 57.8% chance of a victory for the Blue Jays.
  • So far this season, Toronto and its opponents have hit the over in 52 of their 102 games with a total.
  • The Blue Jays are 48-54-0 against the spread this season.

Blue Jays Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 8-2
Runs Per Game 7.1
HR 14
ERA 3.20
K/9 9.80

Rays Betting Insights

  • The Rays have won in 14, or 42.4%, of the 33 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year.
  • This season, Tampa Bay has been victorious three times in 10 chances when named as an underdog of at least +116 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Rays have an implied victory probability of 46.3% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • Tampa Bay and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 50 of their 102 opportunities.
  • In 102 games with a line this season, the Rays have a mark of 45-57-0 against the spread.

Rays Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 3-7
Runs Per Game 3.2
HR 7
ERA 4.29
K/9 7.85

Rays Probable Pitcher – Drew Rasmussen

  • Rasmussen (6-3 with a 3.17 ERA and 70 strikeouts in 82 1/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Rays, his 18th of the season.
  • The righty last appeared on Wednesday against the Baltimore Orioles, when he tossed four innings, allowing two earned runs while giving up six hits.
  • Rasmussen has pitched five or more innings in a game 10 times this year heading into this outing.
  • The Rays have a 3-2 record in Rasmussen’s five starts this season when they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Rasmussen’s team has a 12-5 record over his 17 starts.
  • Rasmussen has had 17 starts that sportsbooks set a total for this season, and 11 of those outings finished over the total.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 2, 2022 at 5:13 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 44 40.0 10.8 5.2 0.5 1.35
Ryan Thompson 40 35.2 7.6 9.3 1.2 3.79
Colin Poche 37 34.0 8.7 7.5 2.4 3.18
Brooks Raley 37 32.1 12.0 9.4 0.0 2.78
Shawn Armstrong 29 31.1 9.2 13.7 1.4 5.17

Blue Jays Probable Pitcher – Kevin Gausman

  • Gausman’s team is 4-15-0 against the spread in his starts this season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Wednesday, when he gave up five earned runs and allowed eight hits in four innings against the St. Louis Cardinals.
  • In 19 starts this season, Gausman has lasted five or more innings 15 times, with an average of 5.1 innings per appearance.
  • Gausman’s team has a record of 9-9 this season when he starts and they are the favorite on the moneyline.
  • Gausman’s team has won nine of his 19 starts this season.
  • Games started by Gausman have a 9-9-1 record at hitting the over this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 2, 2022 at 5:13 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 46 44.0 36 3.07 12 4
David Phelps 43 40.1 37 2.45 6 1
Jordan Romano 39 38.2 43 2.09 1 24
Trevor Richards 39 39.1 50 5.49 6 0
Tim Mayza 38 32.0 25 2.53 10 0

Blue Jays Hitting Trends

  • The Blue Jays have hit at least two round-trippers in 40 games this season, and are 27-13 in those outings.
  • The Blue Jays have gone 21-6 in the 27 games this season when they have put up five or more extra-base hits.
  • The team is 42-23 in the games this season it has put up at least eight hits.
  • The Blue Jays are 35-13 in the games this season that they put up five or more runs.
  • The Blue Jays have drawn five or more walks in 22 games this season, and are 18-4 in those contests.

Rays Hitting Trends

  • They’ve hit two or more homers in 22 games this season and are 16-6 in those matchups.
  • They have gone 15-3 this season when collecting five or more extra-base hits as a team.
  • In 56 games this season with eight or more hits, they have a record of 35-21.
  • They have a 34-6 record this season when scoring five or more runs in a game.
  • In 18 games this season with five or more walks drawn, they’ve posted a record of 10-8

Blue Jays vs. Rays Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Rays (+116)

Over/Under Pick: Over (7)

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

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