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Blue Jays vs Rays Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 17

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Blue Jays vs Rays Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 17

Odds updated as of 6:11 PM

The Toronto Blue Jays versus the Tampa Bay Rays is on the MLB schedule for Friday.

Before checking out the MLB betting lines on FanDuel Sportsbook, we've got you covered, in terms of the vital info about this game.

Blue Jays vs Rays Game Info

  • Toronto Blue Jays (19-23) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (23-22)
  • Date: Friday, May 17, 2024
  • Time: 7:07 PM ET
  • Venue: Rogers Centre -- Toronto, Ontario
  • Coverage: Apple TV+

Blue Jays vs Rays Odds & Moneyline

  • All MLB odds, betting lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
  • Moneyline: TOR: (-162) | TB: (+136)
  • Spread: TOR: -1.5 (+126) | TB: +1.5 (-152)
  • Total: 8.5 -- Over: (-105) | Under: (-115)

Blue Jays vs Rays Probable Starting Pitchers

Probable Pitchers: Chris Bassitt (Blue Jays) - 3-5, 5.06 ERA vs Tyler Alexander (Rays) - 1-2, 5.45 ERA

The Blue Jays will give the nod to Chris Bassitt (3-5, 5.06 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 4 on the season, and the Rays will counter with Tyler Alexander (1-2, 5.45 ERA). When Bassitt starts, his team is 3-5-0 against the spread this season. Bassitt's team is 1-1 this season when he starts and they're favored on the moneyline. The Rays have gone 2-3-0 ATS in Alexander's five starts that had a set spread. The Rays were the underdog on the moneyline for three Alexander starts this season -- they lost every time.

Blue Jays vs Rays Prediction & Pick

All MLB win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Rays win (53%)

Blue Jays vs Rays Moneyline

  • The moneyline numbers for Blue Jays vs. Rays reveal Toronto as the favorite (-162) and Tampa Bay as the underdog (+136) on the road.

Blue Jays vs Rays Spread

  • The Blue Jays are hosting the Rays and are favored by 1.5 runs (+126 to cover) on the runline. Tampa Bay is -152 to cover.

Blue Jays vs Rays Over/Under

  • Blue Jays versus Rays, on May 17, has an over/under of 8.5, with the over being -105 and the under -115.

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Blue Jays vs Rays Betting Trends

  • The Blue Jays have come away with 12 wins in the 22 contests they have been listed as the favorites in this season.
  • Toronto has a record of 4-2 in contests when sportsbooks favor them by -162 or more on the moneyline.
  • The Blue Jays' games have gone over the total in 16 of their 41 opportunities.
  • The Blue Jays are 20-21-0 against the spread in their 41 games that had a posted line this season.
  • The Rays have gone 6-7 in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 46.2% of those games).
  • Tampa Bay has played as a moneyline underdog of +136 or longer in just two games this season, which it lost both.
  • The Rays have played in 45 games with an over/under set, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 24 times (24-21-0).
  • The Rays are 20-25-0 ATS this season.

Blue Jays Player Leaders

  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads Toronto OPS (.760) this season. He has a .275 batting average, an on-base percentage of .373, and a slugging percentage of .388.
  • Among qualified hitters, he is 41st in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 23rd, and he is 102nd in slugging.
  • Guerrero will look for his seventh straight game with a hit in this contest. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .410 with a double, a home run, six walks and eight RBI.
  • Daulton Varsho leads Toronto with 27 hits. He is batting .208 this season and has 15 extra-base hits. He's also slugging .431 with an on-base percentage of .304.
  • His batting average is 143rd among qualified players, his on-base percentage 110th, and his slugging percentage 64th.
  • Justin Turner has collected 31 base hits, an OBP of .317 and a slugging percentage of .405 this season.
  • Bo Bichette has two home runs, 15 RBI and a batting average of .227 this season.
  • Bichette takes a six-game hitting streak into this game. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .289 with a double, a home run, three walks and four RBI.

Rays Player Leaders

  • Isaac Paredes has accumulated 47 hits with a .384 on-base percentage and a .500 slugging percentage, all club-bests for the Rays. He's batting .305.
  • Including all the qualified hitters in the big leagues, he is 14th in batting average, 18th in on-base percentage and 21st in slugging percentage.
  • Paredes enters this matchup on a five-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .381 with a double and four RBI.
  • Yandy Diaz is hitting .247 with nine doubles, three home runs and 15 walks. He's slugging .348 with an on-base percentage of .311.
  • He is currently 89th in batting average, 98th in on-base percentage and 130th in slugging percentage among all qualified batters.
  • Amed Rosario is batting .300 with six doubles, three triples, two home runs and three walks.
  • Jose Caballero is hitting .252 with seven doubles, a triple, two home runs and nine walks.

Blue Jays vs Rays Head to Head

  • 9/13/2022: 7-2 TOR (Favorite: Blue Jays, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8, Favorite Moneyline: -178, Underdog Moneyline: +150)
  • 9/13/2022: 4-2 TB (Favorite: Blue Jays, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8, Favorite Moneyline: -112, Underdog Moneyline: -104)
  • 9/12/2022: 3-2 TOR (Favorite: Blue Jays, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9, Favorite Moneyline: -168, Underdog Moneyline: +142)
  • 8/3/2022: 3-2 TB (Favorite: Blue Jays, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -126, Underdog Moneyline: +108)
  • 8/2/2022: 3-1 TOR (Favorite: Blue Jays, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -134, Underdog Moneyline: +114)
  • 5/15/2022: 3-0 TB (Favorite: Blue Jays, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -120, Underdog Moneyline: +102)
  • 5/14/2022: 5-1 TOR (Favorite: Blue Jays, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -124, Underdog Moneyline: +106)
  • 5/13/2022: 5-2 TB (Favorite: Blue Jays, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7, Favorite Moneyline: -126, Underdog Moneyline: +108)
  • 3/28/2024: 8-2 TOR (Favorite: Rays, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -148, Underdog Moneyline: +126)
  • 9/29/2023: 11-4 TOR (Favorite: Blue Jays, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8, Favorite Moneyline: -130, Underdog Moneyline: +110)

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