Wander Franco will look to extend his 10-game hitting streak when the Tampa Bay Rays (44-19) take on the Minnesota Twins (31-30). The Rays are listed as -116 favorites on the moneyline for the contest, which starts at 6:40 PM ET on Wednesday, live on BSSUN from Tropicana Field.
Shawn Armstrong takes the mound for Tampa Bay while Pablo Lopez is Minnesota’s starter for the contest.
Rays vs. Twins Odds
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Rays and Twins Betting Trends
The Rays have a 40-15 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 72.7% of those games).
When playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -116 or shorter, Tampa Bay has a 40-11 record (winning 78.4% of its games).
The Twins have been underdogs in 23 games this season and won seven (30.4%) of those contests.
This season, Minnesota has won seven of its 18 games, or 38.9%, when it’s the underdog by at least -102 on the moneyline.
The Rays have played in 63 games with a set over/under, and have combined with their opponents to go over the total 35 times (35-25-3).
The Twins and their opponents have hit the over in 25 of their 61 games with a total this season.
Rays Stats & Insights
The Rays have the No. 2 offense in MLB action scoring 5.8 runs per game (366 total runs).
The Tampa Bay Rays average 1.7 home runs per game and have hit an MLB-high 105 home runs in total.
The Rays’ .266 batting average is second-best in MLB.
Tampa Bay’s 8.4 strikeouts per game rank 16th in baseball.
The Rays pitching staff ranks 20th in MLB with a collective 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings.
Tampa Bay’s 3.60 team ERA ranks third among all MLB pitching staffs.
Twins Stats & Insights
The Twins have scored the 16th-most runs in the league this season with 267 (4.4 per game).
Minnesota ranks eighth in Major League Baseball with 78 home runs.
The Twins’ .230 batting average ranks 25th in the league this season.
Minnesota ranks last in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 10.2 whiffs per contest.
The Twins have a 9.6 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, second-best in baseball.
Minnesota has pitched to a 3.47 ERA this season, which ranks second in baseball.
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Rays Key Players to Watch
Armstrong will start for the Rays, his first of the season.
Franco has been key for Tampa Bay with seven home runs, 30 RBI and a batting average of .309 this season.
Yandy Diaz leads Tampa Bay in homers with 12 while also batting a team-best .316 this season.
Randy Arozarena leads Tampa Bay in runs batted in (42) this season. He has a .286 batting average and a .484 slugging percentage.
Josh Lowe has 51 hits and an OBP of .339 to go with a slugging percentage of .549 this season.
Twins Key Players to Watch
The Twins’ Lopez (3-3) will make his 13th start of the season.
Carlos Correa is batting .208 with 12 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 25 walks.
Trevor Larnach has made the most of his opportunities as he paces his team with 27 RBI.
Willi Castro has six doubles, five home runs and six walks while hitting .262.
Max Kepler has five doubles, six home runs and 10 walks while batting .189.
Rays and Twins Injuries
Rays: Brandon Lowe: 10 Day IL (Leg), Calvin Faucher: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Josh Fleming: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Pete Fairbanks: 15 Day IL (Hip), Zack Littell: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Drew Rasmussen: 60 Day IL (Flexor), Jeffrey Springs: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Garrett Cleavinger: 60 Day IL (Knee), Shane Baz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Andrew Kittredge: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
Twins: Byron Buxton: 10 Day IL (Ribs), Joey Gallo: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Jorge Alcala: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Kenta Maeda: 15 Day IL (Tricep), Tyler Mahle: 60 Day IL (Arm), Nick Gordon: 60 Day IL (Shin), Gilberto Celestino: 60 Day IL (Thumb), Chris Paddack: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
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