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Rays vs Orioles Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

Last Updated: Aug 13, 2022

The Rays (58-52) will take on the Orioles (58-53) in St. Petersburg on Saturday, August 13 at Tropicana Field. As we move through the home stretch of the regular season, each of these teams will of course be searching for a win. Be sure to catch first pitch at 4:10 p.m. ET!

Coming into their next game, the Rays have earned a win against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on July 28, 2022, the score was 3-0 in favor of the Orioles. The Rays had three runs to the Orioles three runs. We’ll see what happens when it all goes down at Tropicana Field.

Rays vs Orioles Prediction

The bookmakers think this should be a win for the Orioles. FanDuel has them at odds of -260 for victory, while Tampa Bay are +192. The predicted number of total runs is 6.5.

The last time they played, the Rays lost to the Brewers on Wednesday, by a 4-3 margin. Led by their top hitter, Harold Ramírez, who has a batting average of .329, the team is currently batting .237 so far this season. In terms of defense, the team holds an ERA of 3.42 and a .985 fielding percentage.

In their last game on Thursday, the Orioles lost to the Red Sox by a score of 4-3. So far this season, the team is currently batting .235, thanks in large part to their top hitter, Boyce Mullins, who has a batting average of .264. Defensively, they carry an ERA of 3.88 and a .983 fielding percentage. Be sure to take a look at our evaluation of the odds and make your choices based on the teams’ recent performances!

Heading into this game, the Rays will play without Jon Chargois (Oblique), Michael Zunino (Shoulder), Manuel Margot (Knee), Shane Baz (Elbow), Andrew Kittredge (Elbow), Brendan McKay (Shoulder), Harold Ramírez (Thumb), Yonny Chirinos (Elbow), Wander Samuel Franco (Wrist), Jonathon Feyereisen (Shoulder), Nick Anderson (Elbow), Josh Fleming (Oblique), Matthew Wisler (Neck), Kevin Kiermaier (Hip) and Tyler Glasnow (Elbow). Meanwhile, the Orioles are missing Travis Lakins Sr. (Elbow), Christopher Ellis (Shoulder), Jonathan Araúz (Finger), John Means (Elbow), Alexander Wells (Elbow) and Tyler Wells (Side).

Moneyline Pick: Orioles (-260) at FanDuel

The team is considered the favorite looking at the betting market. In their last encounter against these opponents, the Orioles won 3-0.

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Rays vs Orioles Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Baltimore (-260), Tampa Bay (+192) at FanDuel
  • Run Line: Baltimore -1.5 (-120), Tampa Bay 1.5 (-106) at FanDuel
  • Over/Under: Under 6.5 Runs (-120), Over 6.5 Runs (-106) at FanDuel

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Rays vs Orioles Betting Trends

  • Win % as favorite: Rays 0.69%, Orioles 0.21%
  • Win % as underdog: Rays 0.25%, Orioles 0.73%
  • Win-loss record last 10 games: Tampa Bay 5-5, Baltimore 8-2

Runline Pick: Orioles -1.5 Runs (-120) at FanDuel

Wager: 1 unit

For our spread pick to win, the Orioles will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

Over/Under Pick: Under 6.5 Total Runs (-120) at FanDuel

Wager: 0.5 units

The Orioles have recorded 3.8 runs per game over their last 10. Meanwhile, the Rays have averaged 3.8 runs per game in the same stretch.

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