Rays vs Dodgers Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – May 27, 2023

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The Tampa Bay Rays (38-15) will attempt to extend a three-game winning streak on Saturday versus the Los Angeles Dodgers (31-21), with first pitch at 4:10 PM ET at Tropicana Field. The scheduled starters are Tyler Glasnow for the Rays, and Clayton Kershaw (6-4) for the Dodgers.

Per the moneyline, the matchup between the Rays (-117) and Dodgers (-101) looks like a close one. The game has an over/under set at 8 runs.

Rays vs. Dodgers Odds

Run Line

Tampa Bay Rays (-1.5)

Moneyline

Rays (-117)

Total

8 Runs (Over: -110, Under: -110)

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When, Where, at What Time is Rays vs. Dodgers

  • Game Day: Saturday, May 27, 2023
  • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSSUN
  • Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Stadium: Tropicana Field

Rays Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Zack Littell 15-Day Injured List Shoulder
Tyler Glasnow 15-Day Injured List Oblique
Drew Rasmussen 60-Day Injured List Elbow
Jeffrey Springs 60-Day Injured List Arm
Garrett Cleavinger 60-Day Injured List Knee
Andrew Kittredge 60-Day Injured List Elbow
Shane Baz 60-Day Injured List Elbow
Shawn Armstrong 60-Day Injured List Neck
Yandy Díaz Day-to-day Personal

Dodgers Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Julio Urías 15-Day Injured List Hamstring
Michael Grove 15-Day Injured List Groin
Dustin May 60-Day Injured List Elbow
Tyler Cyr 60-Day Injured List Shoulder
Gavin Lux 60-Day Injured List Knee
Ryan Pepiot 60-Day Injured List Oblique
Jimmy Nelson 60-Day Injured List Elbow
J.P. Feyereisen 60-Day Injured List Shoulder
Blake Treinen 60-Day Injured List Shoulder
Daniel Hudson 60-Day Injured List Knee
Walker Buehler 60-Day Injured List Elbow
Álex Reyes 60-Day Injured List Shoulder

Last Time Out: Rays and Dodgers

These teams meet again after the Rays took down the Dodgers 9-3 yesterday. Cooper Criswell picked up the win for the Rays (4.0 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 4 K), and Yandy Diaz led the way offensively (3-for-4 with two doubles, a home run and two RBI). Noah Syndergaard (6.0 IP, 6 R, 8 H, 3 K) took the loss for the Dodgers.

Betting Trends

Rays Betting Records and Team Stats

The Rays have entered the game as favorites 39 times this season and won 27, or 69.2%, of those games. Tampa Bay has a record of 27-9, a 75% win rate, when favored by -117 or more by sportsbooks this season. Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Rays have a 53.9% chance to win. Games involving Tampa Bay have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 28 of 46 chances this season. The Rays are 26-20-0 ATS in their 46 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Wander Franco 51 .292 (22) .356 (44) .490 (37) 3.1% (85) 12.9% (13) 8.4% (93)
Yandy Díaz 43 .333 (2) .435 (1) .635 (1) 6.5% (9) 14.5% (21) 13.4% (23)
Randy Arozarena 51 .306 (10) .412 (5) .536 (12) 5% (26) 20.8% (84) 12.2% (35)
Josh Lowe 41 .306 (-) .358 (-) .605 (-) 6.9% (-) 22.6% (-) 7.5% (-)
Isaac Paredes 46 .273 (57) .349 (54) .468 (50) 4.1% (45) 16.9% (41) 6.4% (136)

Dodgers Betting Records and Team Stats

The Dodgers have won in four of the nine contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year. This year, Los Angeles has won three of eight games when listed as at least -101 or worse on the moneyline. The Dodgers have an implied victory probability of 50.2% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup. Los Angeles and their opponents have gone over in 26 of their 44 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season. The Dodgers have an against the spread mark of 25-19-0 in 44 games with a line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Freddie Freeman 52 .329 (4) .403 (10) .556 (8) 3.8% (56) 16.4% (38) 10.5% (66)
Mookie Betts 49 .251 (92) .365 (30) .513 (28) 5% (26) 18.5% (58) 14.9% (14)
Will Smith 34 .325 (-) .425 (-) .553 (-) 4.6% (-) 7.8% (-) 15% (-)
Max Muncy 47 .198 (158) .335 (83) .488 (40) 7.6% (3) 29.9% (152) 16.2% (9)
Miguel Vargas 48 .233 (122) .339 (70) .415 (90) 2.2% (123) 18.3% (54) 12.9% (27)

Rays vs. Dodgers Picks and Predictions

Our recommended pick for this matchup is the Rays to win (-117 on the moneyline), while we predict the scoring will go over the total (8 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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