Orioles vs. Rays Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, June 2, 2024

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The Baltimore Orioles (37-19) and Ryan Mountcastle (2 HR in his last game) are favored (-129) on the moneyline for their matchup with the Tampa Bay Rays (28-31) on Sunday at 1:35 PM ET on BSSUN.

Baltimore’s Cole Irvin gets the start, and he’ll go against Tampa Bay’s Zack Littell.

Orioles vs. Rays Odds

  • Orioles odds to win: -129
  • Rays odds to win: +109
  • Spread: Orioles -1.5
  • Total: 9 runs
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    Game Time and Information

  • Date: Sunday, June 2, 2024
  • Time: 1:35 PM ET
  • TV: BSSUN
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    Orioles and Rays Betting Trends

    The Orioles have won 65.2% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (30-16).

    Baltimore has a record of 26-14 when playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -129 or shorter (65% winning percentage).

    This season, the Rays have been the underdog 21 times and won nine, or 42.9%, of those games.

    This season, Tampa Bay has won three of its 10 games, or 30%, when it’s the underdog by at least +109 on the moneyline.

    The Orioles have had an over/under set by oddsmakers 55 times, and have combined with opponents to go over the total in 28 of those games (28-20-7).

    Games involving the Rays have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 30 of 59 chances this season.

    Orioles Stats & Insights

    The Orioles score the seventh-most runs in baseball (284 total, 5.1 per game).

    Baltimore ranks second-best in baseball with 83 total home runs.

    The Orioles’ .246 batting average is 10th-best in the majors.

    Baltimore strikes out 8.1 times per game to rank eighth in baseball.

    The Orioles pitching staff is seventh in MLB with a collective 8.8 strikeouts per nine innings.

    Baltimore’s 3.32 team ERA ranks fifth across all MLB pitching staffs.

    Rays Stats & Insights

    The Rays have scored 230 runs (3.9 per game) this season, which ranks 23rd in MLB.

    Tampa Bay has hit just 46 homers this season, which ranks 29th in the majors.

    The Rays have a team batting average of .232 this season, which ranks 22nd among MLB teams.

    Tampa Bay ranks 24th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of nine Ks per contest.

    The Rays strike out 8.6 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 13th in MLB.

    Tampa Bay has the 25th-ranked ERA (4.35) in the majors this season.

    Orioles Key Players to Watch

    Irvin makes the start for the Orioles, his ninth of the season. He is 5-2 with a 2.84 ERA and 36 strikeouts in 50 2/3 innings pitched.

    Gunnar Henderson leads Baltimore in home runs with 18 and runs batted in with 41.

    Jordan Westburg is batting .295 with an OBP of .354 and a slugging percentage of .523 this season.

    Adley Rutschman’s batting average of .297 leads all Baltimore hitters this season.

    Mountcastle has collected 58 hits this season and has an OBP of .333. He’s slugging .505 on the year.

    Rays Key Players to Watch

    The Rays will send Littell (2-3) to the mound for his 12th start this season.

    Isaac Paredes paces the Rays in home runs (10), runs batted in (32) and has accumulated a team-best batting average of .292.

    Yandy Diaz is hitting .243 with 10 doubles, a triple, four home runs and 24 walks.

    Amed Rosario is hitting .282 with eight doubles, three triples, two home runs and three walks.

    Richard Palacios is batting .264 with four doubles, four home runs and 20 walks.

    Orioles and Rays Injuries

    Orioles: Tyler Wells: 15 Day IL (Elbow), John Means: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Dean Kremer: 15 Day IL (Tricep), Felix Bautista: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

    Rays: Josh Lowe: 10 Day IL (Side), Colin Poche: 15 Day IL (Back), Zach Eflin: 15 Day IL (Back), Taylor Walls: 60 Day IL (Hip), Drew Rasmussen: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Shane McClanahan: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Jacob Waguespack: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jeffrey Springs: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

    Orioles vs. Rays Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Orioles 4, Rays 2
  • Total Prediction: Under 9 runs
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