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Detroit Tigers at Tampa Bay Rays 5/17/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Tampa Bay Rays vs Detroit Tigers Odds & Info

Game Tampa Bay Rays vs Detroit Tigers
Date & Time Tuesday May 17, 2022, 6:40 PM (EDT)
Tropicana Field
Latest odds
TB -260 ; Total 7
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In Tuesday night MLB action, the Detroit Tigers and the Tampa Bay Rays will continue their series from Tropicana Field. The Tigers (13-23) are riding a four-game winning streak and are trying to climb out of the AL Central Division cellar. Last night, 1B Harold Castro crushed a ninth-inning solo shot to lift Detroit to a 3-2 road victory.

Rookie right-hander Beau Brieske (0-2 3.86 ERA) will make his fifth career major league start for the Tigers. Control has been an issue for Brieske, who has issued ten walks and surrendered five home runs.

The Tampa Bay Rays have split their previous ten games and have fallen 5.5 games behind AL East Division leading New York. During Monday's home loss, OF Brett Phillips homered and scored both Tampa Bay runs. SP Corey Kluber gave up two runs in six innings and did not factor in the decision for the Rays (21-15).

Tampa Bay manager Kevin Cash will turn to talented left-hander Shane McClanahan (2-2 2.52 ERA) on Tuesday. Through 39 plus innings, McClanahan is tied for the American League lead with 58 strikeouts and a sparkling 0.92 WHIP.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Tigers are 4-9 in their last 13 during game 2 of a series.
  • Rays are 46-22 in their last 68 during game 2 of a series.
  • Under is 22-6-2 in Tigers last 30 during game 2 of a series.
  • Under is 5-2-1 in Rays last 8 home games.
  • Under is 13-6-2 in the last 21 meetings.

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Tampa Bay 2B Brandon Lowe has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a lower back injury. Through 36 games, Detroit ranks 29th in OPS and 30th in runs scored. For the season, Tampa Bay ranks 18th in OPS and 14th in runs scored. Take the under. Final Score Prediction, Tampa Bay Rays win 4-1.

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