Detroit Tigers Vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Preview And Lines – September 18, 2021

Written By PlayMichigan Staff on September 18, 2021 - Last Updated on November 7, 2021

The Tampa Bay Rays (92-56) will play the Detroit Tigers (70-78) on Saturday at 4:10 PM ET. Manuel Margot will be looking for his 100th hit of the season for the favored Rays (-190) when the game gets underway at Tropicana Field, live on MLB Network. Ryan Yarbrough starts for Tampa Bay while Detroit will counter with Tarik Skubal.

Betting Odds

Rays vs Tigers Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Underdog Moneyline Runline Total
Rays -190 Tigers +160 TB -1.5 8.5

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 18, 2021, 3:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Tigers Probable Starting Pitcher: Tarik Skubal

  • Skubal (8-12 with a 4.21 ERA and 160 strikeouts in 139 innings pitched) gets the start for the Tigers, his 27th of the season.
  • The lefty’s most recent time out was on Sunday against the Rays, when he tossed three scoreless innings while giving up only one hit.
  • Skubal is trying to secure his ninth quality start of the season in this game.
  • The Tigers have gone 26-17 in games when the starter records a quality start.

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Jeimer Candelario

  • Jeimer Candelario is batting .273 with 15 home runs and 62 RBI for Detroit this season.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Candelario ranks first in SLG.
  • Jonathan Schoop

  • Jonathan Schoop leads Detroit in runs batted in (77) this season. He’s batting .273 while slugging .428.
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