Guardians vs. Rays Player Props | Austin Hedges | Friday


By Claudio Fortuna | July 29, 2022 11:50 AM

The Cleveland Guardians visit the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field, taking the field at 7:10pm ET on Friday July 29th. The Cleveland Guardians are 1-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 Cleveland Guardians player Austin Hedges as the Guardians face the Tampa Bay Rays in Major League Baseball action.

Austin Hedges Season Stats

  • Games Played: 62 | Home Runs: 6 | RBI: 18 | Runs: 16 | Batting Average: .175 | OBP: .234 | SLG: .282 | OPS: .516.
  • Hedges’ Hits line for tonight’s matchup vs. Tampa Bay Rays is set at 0.5 which is the same as than his season average of 0.50.
  • Hedges’ Runs Scored line for tonight’s matchup vs. Tampa Bay Rays is set at 0.5 which is 0.24 more than than his season average of 0.26.
  • Hedges’ RBIs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Tampa Bay Rays is set at 0.5 which is 0.21 more than than his season average of 0.29.
  • Hedges’ Home Runs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Tampa Bay Rays is set at 0.5 which is 0.40 more than than his season average of 0.10.

Austin Hedges Notable Teammates

Name GP HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
Austin Hedges 62 6 18 16 .175 .234 .282 .516
Andrés Giménez 87 11 45 36 .296 .360 .479 .839
Nolan Jones 17 2 13 10 .288 .383 .500 .883
Steven Kwan 86 2 28 46 .293 .366 .379 .745
Franmil Reyes 66 9 28 23 .216 .258 .360 .618
Myles Straw 95 0 17 53 .220 .306 .282 .588
José Ramírez 94 20 80 56 .285 .361 .564 .925

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

The Guardians’ 50-48 record in 2022 puts them in 2nd place in the AL Central with a 25-21 division record and 7th place in the American League with a 42-41 league record.

The Tampa Bay Rays are 53-46, sitting in 3rd place in the AL East with a 24-20 division record and 5th place in the American League with a 43-40 league record.

Tampa Bay Rays Stat Rankings

STAT Rank
Team ERA 3.42 27
Team Batting Avg .240 18
HR 91 23
RBI 389 23
R 410 22
OBP .307 22
SLG .381 22
OPS .688 23

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