Blue Jays vs. Rays Player Props | Santiago Espinal | Thursday


By Claudio Fortuna | September 15, 2022 12:23 PM

The Tampa Bay Rays visit the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre, taking the field at 3:07pm ET on Thursday September 15th. The Tampa Bay Rays are 1.5-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 7 runs.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at Toronto Blue Jays player Santiago Espinal as the Blue Jays face the Tampa Bay Rays in Major League Baseball action.

In the last 5 matchups between the Blue Jays and Rays, the Blue Jays won three times and the Rays won twice. Their most recent matchup on September 14, 2022 ended 5-1 with the Toronto Blue Jays taking the win.

Santiago Espinal Season Stats

  • Games Played: 130 | Home Runs: 7 | RBI: 50 | Runs: 49 | Batting Average: .268 | OBP: .324 | SLG: .373 | OPS: .697.
  • Espinal’s Hits line for tonight’s matchup vs. Tampa Bay Rays is set at 0.5 which is 0.40 less than than his season average of 0.90.
  • Espinal’s Runs Scored line for tonight’s matchup vs. Tampa Bay Rays is set at 0.5 which is 0.12 more than than his season average of 0.38.
  • Espinal’s RBIs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Tampa Bay Rays is set at 0.5 which is 0.12 more than than his season average of 0.38.
  • Espinal’s Home Runs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Tampa Bay Rays is set at 0.5 which is 0.45 more than than his season average of 0.05.

Santiago Espinal Stats vs. Tampa Bay

AB HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
37 1 4 6 .324 .366 .459 .825

Santiago Espinal Notable Teammates

Name GP HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
Santiago Espinal 130 7 50 49 .268 .324 .373 .697
Bo Bichette 141 24 88 83 .283 .326 .480 .806
Teoscar Hernández 113 20 66 55 .262 .313 .472 .785
George Springer 116 20 60 76 .261 .341 .452 .793
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 142 28 84 81 .278 .342 .485 .827
Matt Chapman 137 24 68 73 .234 .322 .443 .765

The The Tampa Bay Rays are 1-4 in their last five games, while the Toronto Blue Jays are heading into this matchup with a record of 3-2 in their last five contests.

The Blue Jays’ 81-62 record in 2022 puts them in 2nd place in the AL East with a 33-26 division record and 3rd place in the American League with a 69-56 league record.

The Tampa Bay Rays are 79-63, sitting in 3rd place in the AL East with a 37-31 division record and 5th place in the American League with a 67-55 league record.

Tampa Bay Rays Stat Rankings

STAT Rank
Team ERA 3.38 27
Team Batting Avg .242 15
HR 125 24
RBI 566 20
R 595 20
OBP .310 20
SLG .381 22
OPS .691 23

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