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    The Tampa Bay Rays (38-15) host the Los Angeles Dodgers (31-21) on Saturday at Tropicana Field, starting at 4:10 PM ET. The Rays are favored on the moneyline (-115), while the Dodgers are -104 underdogs, even though they are favored against the spread (1.5) with +160 odds. Tampa Bay has Tyler Glasnow set to start, while Los Angeles counters with Clayton Kershaw.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rays vs. Dodgers

    • Game Day: Saturday, May 27, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
    • Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
    • Stadium: Tropicana Field
    Rays vs Dodgers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rays -115 8

    How Do I Watch the Rays vs. the Dodgers?

    • TV Channel: BSSUN

    Rays Stats & Trends

    Rays Batting

    • The Tampa Bay Rays average 1.9 home runs per game and have hit a league-best 99 home runs in total.
    • Tampa Bay’s .271 batting average leads the majors.
    • The Rays have a league-leading .347 on-base percentage.
    • Tampa Bay’s 8.3 strikeouts per game rank 14th in the majors.
    • The Rays average 1.7 homers per home game this season (51 total at home).
    • Tampa Bay is averaging 3.9 extra-base hits per game while slugging .494 in home contests.
    • The team averages 8.4 hits per game and is batting .261 at home this season.

    Rays Key Batters

    • Wander Franco leads Tampa Bay in slugging percentage (.490) thanks to 24 extra-base hits. He has a .292 batting average and an on-base percentage of .356.
    • Among the qualifying hitters in MLB, his batting average ranks 23rd, his on-base percentage ranks 44th, and he is 37th in slugging.
    • Franco hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .444 with two triples, three walks and three RBI.
    • Yandy Diaz has 52 hits and an OBP of .435, both of which lead the Rays this season. He’s batting .333 and slugging .635.
    • His batting average ranks third among qualified players, his on-base percentage first, and his slugging percentage first.
    • Randy Arozarena has collected 56 base hits, an OBP of .412 and a slugging percentage of .536 this season.
    • Josh Lowe is batting .306 with a .358 OBP and 36 RBI for Tampa Bay this season.
    • Lowe heads into this game on a three-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .316 with a double, a home run and six RBI.

    Dodgers Stats & Trends

    Dodgers Batting

    • The Dodgers’ 82 home runs rank third in Major League Baseball.
    • Los Angeles ranks 21st in MLB with a .238 team batting average.
    • The Dodgers are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking ninth with an OBP of .329.
    • Los Angeles ranks 25th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.0 Ks per contest.
    • They have averaged 1.5 home runs per game in their 28 road contests this season.
    • Los Angeles has a team slugging percentage of .428 in away games this season with 100 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 7.7 base hits per game and batting .226 on the road this season.

    Dodgers Key Batters

    • Freddie Freeman has racked up a team-best OBP (.408) and slugging percentage (.560), while leading the Dodgers in hits (69, while batting .333).
    • Including all the qualified players in the big leagues, he is third in batting average, seventh in on-base percentage and sixth in slugging percentage.
    • Freeman hopes to build on a 15-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .425 with four doubles, a triple, two home runs, four walks and 10 RBI.
    • Mookie Betts is hitting .251 with 14 doubles, a triple, 11 home runs and 33 walks. He’s slugging .513 with an on-base percentage of .365.
    • He is currently 94th in batting average, 31st in on-base percentage and 27th in slugging percentage among all qualifying batters.
    • Will Smith is hitting .325 with seven doubles, seven home runs and 23 walks.
    • Max Muncy is hitting .198 with two doubles, 15 home runs and 32 walks.

    Rays vs. Dodgers Probable Pitchers

    Tyler Glasnow (TB) Pitcher Clayton Kershaw (LAD)
    0 – 0 W/L 6 – 4
    0 IP 57.1
    0.00 ERA 2.98
    0.000 WHIP 1.099
    0 K/9 10.8
    0 BB/9 2.2

    Rays vs. Dodgers Injury Updates

    • Rays: Zack Littell: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Tyler Glasnow: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Drew Rasmussen: 60 Day IL (Flexor strain), Jeffrey Springs: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Garrett Cleavinger: 60 Day IL (Knee), Shane Baz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Shawn Armstrong: 60 Day IL (Neck), Andrew Kittredge: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Dodgers: Julio Urías: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Michael Grove: 15 Day IL (Groin), Dustin May: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Tyler Cyr: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jimmy Nelson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Daniel Hudson: 60 Day IL (Knee), Walker Buehler: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Álex Reyes: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), J.P. Feyereisen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Blake Treinen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Ryan Pepiot: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Gavin Lux: 60 Day IL (Knee)

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

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