Astros vs Rays Betting Lines, Spread, Odds and Prop Bets

By Dan O'Shea
Houston Astros v Tampa Bay Rays
Houston Astros v Tampa Bay Rays / Julio Aguilar

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Astros vs Rays Game Info

Houston Astros (0-0) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (0-0)

Date: Thursday , March 28, 2019

Time: 4 p.m. EST

Location: Tropicana Field – St. Petersburg, FL

Astros vs Rays Betting Info & Starting Pitchers

All betting odds, lines and props available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

Moneyline: HOU: (-140) | TB: (+120)

Spread: HOU: -1.5 (+128) | TB: +1.5 (-150)

Total: 6.5– Over: (-118) | Under: (-104)

Public (Spread) Betting Percentages: HOU: 38% | TB: 62%

Starting Pitchers: HOU (J. Verlander) | TB (B. Snell)

Astros vs Rays Betting Trends & Stats

- In 2018, the Rays had the second-best run line record in the MLB at 92-70.

- Houston had the 11th-best run line record at 87-83.

- The Astros had the seventh-worst record against the over in the MLB last season at 75-86-9.

- Tampa hit the over 73 times last season – 47.1 percent of the Rays' total games.

Astros vs Rays Prop Bet

All Astros-Rays prop bets and odds are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

- 1st Inning Total Runs: 1 Run (+370) – The Astros may have struggled in the opening frame last season with the 10th-fewest first-inning runs in the MLB, but the Rays could help carry this combined scoring effort. Tampa finished last season with the ninth-most runs in the first inning, and the Rays are returning a very similar offense this year. Plus, the Astros are starting the season healthy with their full squad, something they rarely had a year ago.

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