In the first game of the regular season on Thursday, March 30, Shane McClanahan will take the mound for the Tampa Bay Rays, and the Detroit Tigers will counter with Eduardo Rodriguez. The first pitch will be thrown at 3:10 PM ET at Tropicana Field.

Bookmakers list the Rays as -225 moneyline favorites, while giving the underdog Tigers +185 moneyline odds. The total is 6.5 runs for this contest (with -125 odds on the over and +105 odds to go under).

Tigers vs. Rays Time and TV Channel

  • Date: Thursday, March 30, 2023
  • Time: 3:10 PM ET
  • Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Venue: Tropicana Field
  • Probable Pitchers: McClanahan - TB (0-0, 0.00 ERA) vs Rodriguez - DET (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

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Tigers vs. Rays Betting Odds, Run Line and Total

Take a look at the odds, run line and over/under for this matchup posted at different sportsbooks.

Rays Moneyline Tigers Moneyline Run Line Total
DraftKings -240 +200 - 6.5 Bet on this game with DraftKings!
BetMGM -225 +185 - 6.5 Bet on this game with BetMGM!
PointsBet -238 +190 - - Bet on this game with PointsBet!
Tipico -230 +195 Rays (-1.5) - Bet on this game with Tipico!

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Tigers vs. Rays Betting Trends and Insights

  • The Rays were favorites in 106 games last season and won 63 (59.4%) of those contests.
  • The Rays had a record of 5-3 when they were favored by -225 or more by bookmakers last season.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 69.2% chance of a victory for Tampa Bay.
  • The Rays hit 71 homers at home last season (0.9 per game).
  • Tampa Bay had a .387 slugging percentage and averaged 2.8 extra-base hits per game at home.
  • The Tigers were victorious in 53, or 39%, of the 136 contests they were chosen as underdogs in last season.
  • Last year, the Tigers won eight of 26 games when listed as at least +185 on the moneyline.
  • Detroit averaged 0.7 homers per game when playing away from home last season (59 total in road contests).
  • The Tigers averaged 2.4 extra-base hits per game while slugging .348 on the road.

Tigers vs. Rays Player Props

Hits O/U Total Bases O/U HR O/U RBI O/U
Matt Vierling 0.5 (-278) 1.5 (+115) 0.5 (+750) 0.5 (+250)
Javier Báez 0.5 (-227) 1.5 (+140) 0.5 (+600) 0.5 (+220)
Jonathan Schoop 0.5 (-161) 0.5 (-161) 0.5 (+700) 0.5 (+230)
Nick Maton 0.5 (-105) 0.5 (-105) 0.5 (+1000) 0.5 (+350)
Miguel Cabrera 0.5 (-182) 0.5 (-182) 0.5 (+800) 0.5 (+260)

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Tigers Futures Odds

Odds MLB Rank AL Central Rank
Win World Series +20000 24th 4th

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