Detroit Tigers Vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Preview And Odds – September 16, 2021

Written By PlayMichigan Staff on September 16, 2021 - Last Updated on November 7, 2021

The Tampa Bay Rays (90-56) are -210 favorites when they play the Detroit Tigers (70-76) on Thursday at 7:10 PM ET. Manuel Margot has 97 hits on the season and will hope to hit his milestone 100th once the game begins at Tropicana Field, live on BSSUN. Louis Head takes the mound for Tampa Bay while Tyler Alexander is Detroit’s starter for the contest.

Betting Odds

Rays vs Tigers Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Underdog Moneyline Runline Total
Rays -210 Tigers +175 TB -1.5 8.5

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 16, 2021, 3:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Tigers Probable Starting Pitcher: Tyler Alexander

  • Alexander (2-2 with a 4.09 ERA and 71 strikeouts in 83 2/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Tigers, his 12th of the season.
  • In his most recent appearance on Friday against the Rays, the lefty threw 4 1/3 innings, allowing one earned run while surrendering five hits.
  • Alexander has one quality start this year.
  • The Tigers are 26-17 in the quality starts registered by their pitchers.

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Jonathan Schoop

  • Jonathan Schoop is batting .277 for Detroit with a team-high 77 RBI.
  • Schoop ranks ninth in hits among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Jeimer Candelario

  • Jeimer Candelario has 140 hits and an OBP of .349 to go with a slugging percentage of .445 this season.
  • Among qualified hitters, Candelario ranks first in SLG in the league.
  • Tigers Futures

    Think the Tigers are going to go all the way? See a pennant in their future? These are the latest odds from bookmakers on Detroit taking home the AL Central crown, the AL Pennant and the World Series. A bet on these futures only cashes in if the Tigers hit those milestones and can pay big, as a 100 dollar bet on Detroit to win the World Series would net the bettor 10,000 dollars.

    Futures Odds
    To Win ALCS +100000

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