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    The Miami Marlins (66-65) host the Tampa Bay Rays (80-52) on Tuesday at LoanDepot park, beginning at 6:40 PM ET. The Marlins are favored on the moneyline (-115), while the Rays are -105 underdogs, even though they are favored against the spread (1.5) with +164 odds. Miami has Sandy Alcantara set to start, while Tampa Bay will counter with Aaron Civale.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Marlins vs. Rays

    • Game Day: Tuesday, August 29, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
    • Location: Miami, Florida
    • Stadium: LoanDepot park
    Marlins vs Rays Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Marlins -115 7.5

    How Do I Watch the Marlins vs. the Rays?

    • TV Channel: BSFL

    Marlins Stats & Trends

    Marlins Batting

    • The Marlins are third-worst in MLB action with 126 home runs.
    • Miami has the sixth-best batting average in the majors (.258).
    • The Marlins are 21st in MLB with an on-base percentage of .314.
    • Miami’s batters strike out 7.9 times per game, the fourth-lowest average in baseball.
    • The Marlins average 0.8 homers per home game this season (54 total at home).
    • Miami has a .407 slugging percentage and is averaging 2.7 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team is batting .272 with 608 hits (9.1 per game) at home this season.

    Marlins Key Batters

    • Luis Arraez leads Miami OPS (.842) this season. He has a .350 batting average, an on-base percentage of .393, and a slugging percentage of .449.
    • He ranks first in batting average, eighth in on-base percentage, and 61st in slugging among qualifying hitters in baseball.
    • Jorge Soler has 21 doubles, 35 home runs and 56 walks. He’s batting .239 and slugging .512 with an on-base percentage of .326.
    • He is 114th in batting average, 83rd in on-base percentage and 15th in slugging among qualified batters.
    • Soler has picked up at least one hit in two straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .190 with a double, three home runs and four RBI.
    • Josh Bell has 105 hits this season and has a slash line of .242/.324/.424.
    • Bryan De La Cruz has 16 home runs, 64 RBI and a batting average of .256 this season.

    Rays Stats & Trends

    Rays Batting

    • The Rays rank third in Major League Baseball with 191 home runs.
    • Tampa Bay has a team batting average of .260 this season, which ranks fourth among MLB teams.
    • The Rays are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking fourth with an OBP of .332.
    • Tampa Bay ranks 17th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.7 Ks per contest.
    • In 64 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 98 homers, an average of 1.5 per contest.
    • Tampa Bay is slugging .451 in 64 road games this season.
    • In 64 road games this season, they have a batting average of .264 while averaging 9.3 base hits per contest.

    Rays Key Batters

    • Yandy Diaz has accumulated 141 hits with a .403 on-base percentage and a .507 slugging percentage, all club-bests for the Rays. He’s batting .326.
    • He ranks fourth in batting average, fifth in on-base percentage and 17th in slugging percentage among all qualified batters in the majors.
    • Randy Arozarena has 14 doubles, two triples, 20 home runs and 65 walks while hitting .262. He’s slugging .432 with an on-base percentage of .370.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, he ranks 61st in batting average, 14th in on-base percentage and 75th in slugging percentage.
    • Isaac Paredes has 20 doubles, 26 home runs and 44 walks while hitting .257.
    • Josh Lowe has 23 doubles, two triples, 17 home runs and 23 walks while batting .280.

    Marlins vs. Rays Probable Pitchers

    Sandy Alcantara (MIA) Pitcher Aaron Civale (TB)
    6 – 11 W/L 6 – 3
    171 IP 97.1
    4.21 ERA 2.59
    1.199 WHIP 1.099
    7.6 K/9 7.2
    2.3 BB/9 2.2

    Marlins vs. Rays Injury Updates

    • Marlins: Avisaíl García: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Huascar Brazoban: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Johnny Cueto: 15 Day IL (Illness), Trevor Rogers: 60 Day IL (Forearm ), Matt Barnes: 60 Day IL (Hip), Jonathan Davis: 60 Day IL (Knee), Max Meyer: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Anthony Bender: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Rays: Taylor Walls: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Manuel Margot: 10 Day IL (Elbow), Kevin Kelly: 15 Day IL (Undisclosed), Shane McClanahan: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Drew Rasmussen: 60 Day IL (Flexor), Jeffrey Springs: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Garrett Cleavinger: 60 Day IL (Knee), Shane Baz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Yandy Díaz: day-to-day (Forearm)

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