Tampa Bay Rays vs Toronto Blue Jays Betting Odds & Game Analysis | August 3


By Claudio Fortuna | August 3, 2022 12:52 PM

The Toronto Blue Jays visit the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field, taking the field at 12:10pm ET on Wednesday August 3rd, 12:10pm ET. The Tampa Bay Rays are 1.5-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 8 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 the Major League Baseball game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Tampa Bay Rays.

Tampa Bay and Toronto Betting Info

  • Each of the Blue Jays’ last six games have gone UNDER the total runs line.
  • The Blue Jays have lost 14 of their last 15 games against the Rays at Tropicana Field following a road win.

Toronto Blue Jays Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .265
Team OBP .329
AVG Runs Scored 4.8
Team ERA 3.86
Team WHIP 1.23
Starters ERA 3.88
Starters WHIP 1.23

Key Players for Toronto

  • Jordan Romano: 2.50 ERA, 9.98 K/9, 1.06 WHIP
  • Yusei Kikuchi: 4.89 ERA, 10.16 K/9, 1.50 WHIP
  • Bo Bichette: .259 Batting Avg, .302 OBP, .416 SLG, .718 OPS, 55 Runs
  • Lourdes Gurriel Jr.: .312 Batting Avg, .364 OBP, .426 SLG, .790 OPS, 44 Runs
  • Daniel Jansen: .223 Batting Avg, .279 OBP, .521 SLG, .800 OPS, 14 Runs
  • Teoscar Hernández: .270 Batting Avg, .322 OBP, .480 SLG, .802 OPS, 41 Runs
  • George Springer: .251 Batting Avg, .330 OBP, .467 SLG, .797 OPS, 58 Runs
  • Alejandro Kirk: .308 Batting Avg, .386 OBP, .475 SLG, .861 OPS, 48 Runs
  • Santiago Espinal: .265 Batting Avg, .315 OBP, .376 SLG, .691 OPS, 39 Runs
  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr.: .285 Batting Avg, .360 OBP, .501 SLG, .861 OPS, 60 Runs
  • Matt Chapman: .246 Batting Avg, .325 OBP, .478 SLG, .803 OPS, 56 Runs

Tampa Bay Rays Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .239
Team OBP .306
AVG Runs Scored 4.1
Team ERA 3.45
Team WHIP 1.16
Starters ERA 3.46
Starters WHIP 1.13

Key Players for Tampa Bay

  • Corey Kluber: 4.03 ERA, 8.06 K/9, 1.15 WHIP
  • Brooks Raley: 2.70 ERA, 11.88 K/9, 0.99 WHIP
  • Ralph Garza Jr.: 3.44 ERA, 4.50 K/9, 1.53 WHIP
  • Christian Bethancourt: .143 Batting Avg, .172 OBP, .250 SLG, .422 OPS, 2 Runs
  • Yandy Díaz: .288 Batting Avg, .397 OBP, .401 SLG, .798 OPS, 45 Runs
  • Taylor Walls: .176 Batting Avg, .261 OBP, .292 SLG, .553 OPS, 31 Runs
  • Lucas Raley: .200 Batting Avg, .315 OBP, .311 SLG, .626 OPS, 7 Runs
  • Randy Arozarena: .251 Batting Avg, .312 OBP, .415 SLG, .727 OPS, 43 Runs
  • Ji-Man Choi: .254 Batting Avg, .351 OBP, .410 SLG, .761 OPS, 27 Runs
  • Senger Peralta: .143 Batting Avg, .143 OBP, .143 SLG, .286 OPS, 0 Runs
  • Brandon Lowe: .243 Batting Avg, .314 OBP, .444 SLG, .758 OPS, 26 Runs

In the last 5 matchups between the Rays and Blue Jays, the Rays won three times and the Blue Jays won twice. Their most recent matchup on August 2, 2022 ended 3-1 with the Toronto Blue Jays taking the win.

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