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Tampa Bay Rays at Detroit Tigers 8/6/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Detroit Tigers vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds & Info

Game Detroit Tigers vs Tampa Bay Rays
Date & Time Saturday August 6, 2022, 6:10 PM (EDT)
Location
Comerica Park Detroit, MI
Latest odds
TB -224 ; O/U 7
TV Channel
BSDetroit

The Tampa Bay Rays play the third game of a four-game series on the road Saturday against the Detroit Tigers. Tampa Bay is 56-49 following its 6-2 victory over Detroit on Thursday in the opening game of the series. Brandon Lowe hit a two-run homer and had three RBIs for the Rays. Tampa Bay has won two straight and the Rays are third in the American League East, 13 ½ games behind the first-place New York Yankees.

Third baseman Yandy Diaz is batting .286 to lead Tampa Bay and has a team high .395 on-base percentage. Third baseman Isaac Paredes is the leader in home runs with 14, while left fielder Randy Arozarena is the leader in RBIs with 47 and hits with 96. On Saturday, the Tampa Bay Rays will send Shane McClanahan to the mound. The left-hander is 10-4 with a 2.07 ERA, 158 Ks and 23 BBs.

Detroit is 42-65 following its four-run loss to Tampa Bay on Thursday. The Tigers have lost two straight and five of the last six. Detroit has struggled all season at the plate and the Tigers are last in both runs scored and slugging percentage as well as next to last in on-base percentage. Detroit is last in the American League Central, 14 games behind the first-place Minnesota Twins.

Designated hitter Miguel Cabrera is batting .271 to lead Detroit and has team highs in hits with 87 and on-base percentage at .321. Shortstop Javier Baez is the leader in home runs with 10 and RBIs with 40. On Saturday, the Detroit Tigers will send Garrett Hill to the mound. The right-hander is 1-3 with a 5.88 ERA, 11 Ks and 11 BBs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Tampa Bay is 4-8 in its last 12
  • The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Rays last 7
  • Detroit is 6-18 in its last 24
  • The UNDER has cashed in 7 of the Tigers last 9

Free MLB Pick:

Tampa Bay Rays -224

Detroit has lost 14 of its last 16 versus an opponent from the American League East and has lost 18 of its last 24 overall. Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Garrett Hill has been hit hard in each of the last four outings allowing 16 earned runs on 22 hits across 20 innings resulting in four losses for Detroit. Final Score Prediction, Tampa Bay Rays win 5-2.

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