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    Oddsmakers give the Tampa Bay Rays (18-3) the edge (-148 on the moneyline) to extend their four-game win streak when they play the Chicago White Sox (7-14), at +127, on Sunday at 1:40 PM ET. Tampa Bay’s Zach Eflin gets the start against Chicago’s Lucas Giolito.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rays vs. White Sox

    • Game Day: Sunday, April 23, 2023
    • Game Time: 1:40 PM ET
    • Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
    • Stadium: Tropicana Field
    Rays vs White Sox Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rays -148 7.5

    How Do I Watch the Rays vs. the White Sox?

    • TV Channel: MLB Network

    Rays Stats & Trends

    Rays Batting

    • The Tampa Bay Rays lead the league with 46 total home runs, averaging 2.2 per game.
    • Tampa Bay has an MLB-high .286 batting average.
    • The Rays are the top team in baseball this season with a .358 on-base percentage.
    • Tampa Bay strikes out 8.1 times per game, the ninth-best average in MLB.
    • The Rays have hit 27 homers at home this season (2.3 per game).
    • Tampa Bay has a .558 slugging percentage and is averaging 4.5 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the team averages 9.4 hits per game and is batting .284.

    Rays Key Batters

    • Randy Arozarena leads Tampa Bay with a slugging percentage of .575, fueled by eight extra-base hits.
    • Among qualifying hitters, Arozarena is seventh in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 23rd, and he is 16th in slugging.
    • Arozarena hopes to build on a five-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .500 with two home runs, a walk and five RBI.
    • Yandy Diaz leads Tampa Bay in OBP (.412) this season, fueled by 22 hits.
    • Among all qualified hitters, Diaz ranks 23rd in batting average, 18th in on-base percentage and 11th in slugging percentage.
    • Diaz heads into this game looking to extend his four-game hit streak. In his last five games he is batting .450 with two home runs, two walks and five RBI.
    • Wander Franco is batting .288 with a .538 slugging percentage and 13 RBI this year.
    • Josh Lowe has four home runs, 15 RBI and a batting average of .345 this season.

    White Sox Stats & Trends

    White Sox Batting

    • The White Sox have hit 23 homers this season, which ranks 14th in the league.
    • Chicago has a team batting average of .247 this season, which ranks 14th among MLB teams.
    • The White Sox have the 24th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.306).
    • Chicago ranks 18th with an average of 8.7 strikeouts per game.
    • They’ve hit 16 homers, an average of 1.3 per game, in 12 road contests this season.
    • Chicago is slugging .425 in 12 road games this season.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .252 with 9.1 base hits per contest.

    White Sox Key Batters

    • Andrew Vaughn has accumulated a team-best .368 on-base percentage.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in MLB, Vaughn is 85th in batting average, 56th in on-base percentage and 94th in slugging percentage.
    • Luis Robert has six doubles, five home runs and two walks while batting .233.
    • Robert ranks 121st in batting average, 168th in on-base percentage and 53rd in slugging percentage in the big leagues.
    • Andrew Benintendi has put up a slugging percentage of .338, a team-high for the White Sox.
    • Yasmani Grandal has collected 18 hits to lead his team.

    Rays vs. White Sox Probable Pitchers

    Zach Eflin (TB) Pitcher Lucas Giolito (CHW)
    2 – 0 W/L 1 – 1
    11 IP 21
    3.27 ERA 4.29
    1.182 WHIP 1.238
    9.8 K/9 9.9
    0.8 BB/9 1.7

    Rays vs. White Sox Injury Updates

    • Rays: Jose Siri: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Zach Eflin: 15 Day IL (Back), Ryan Thompson: 15 Day IL (Lat), Tyler Glasnow: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Jeffrey Springs: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Shane Baz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Shawn Armstrong: 60 Day IL (Neck), Andrew Kittredge: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Yandy Díaz: day-to-day (Dehydration)
    • White Sox: Yoán Moncada: 10 Day IL (Back), Tim Anderson: 10 Day IL (Knee), Hanser Alberto: 10 Day IL (Quadricep), Joe Kelly: 15 Day IL (Groin), Liam Hendriks: 15 Day IL (Illness), Garrett Crochet: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Matt Foster: 60 Day IL (Forearm)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Rays and White Sox (Last 10 Games)

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