Detroit Tigers Vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Preview And Odds – September 17, 2021

Written By PlayMichigan Staff on September 17, 2021 - Last Updated on November 7, 2021

The Tampa Bay Rays (91-56) are -200 favorites when they meet the Detroit Tigers (70-77) on Friday at 7:10 PM ET. Manuel Margot has 98 hits on the season and will hope to hit his milestone 100th once the game begins at Tropicana Field, live on BSSUN. Luis Patino gets the starting nod for Tampa Bay while Casey Mize is Detroit’s starter for the contest.

Betting Odds

Rays vs Tigers Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Underdog Moneyline Runline Total
Rays -200 Tigers +170 TB -1.5 8.5

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 17, 2021, 3:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Tigers Probable Starting Pitcher: Casey Mize

  • Mize (7-8 with a 3.66 ERA and 108 strikeouts in 140 1/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Tigers, his 28th of the season.
  • The righty’s most recent time out was on Saturday against the Rays, when he tossed two innings, surrendering three earned runs while allowing three hits.
  • Mize is looking to pick up his 13th quality start of the season in this outing.
  • The Tigers have gone 15-40 this season in games the team has given up at least two homers.

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Jonathan Schoop

  • Jonathan Schoop leads Detroit in runs batted in with 77 and has a batting average of .275.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Schoop ranks ninth in hits.
  • Jeimer Candelario

  • Jeimer Candelario has collected 141 hits this season and has an OBP of .348. He’s slugging .450 on the year.
  • Candelario’s .450 SLG ranks first among all qualified batters in the league.
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