Dodgers vs. Rays Betting Lines, Odds, & Player Matchups May 26, 2023

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Freddie Freeman leads the Los Angeles Dodgers (31-20) into a matchup with Yandy Diaz and the Tampa Bay Rays (37-15) on Friday at 6:40 PM ET at Tropicana Field. Freeman is batting .330, the third-best batting average in the majors, for the favored Dodgers (-109), while Diaz ranks sixth in MLB play with a .322 batting average this season for the underdog Rays (-108). Los Angeles is projected to start Noah Syndergaard, while Tampa Bay has not named a starter.

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Dodgers vs. Rays betting lines

  • Favorite: Dodgers (-109)
  • Underdog: Rays (-108)
  • Over/under: 9

Dodgers betting info, hitting leaders, & pitching

Dodgers betting info

  • The Dodgers have won 62.8% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (27-16).
  • When playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -109 or shorter, Los Angeles has a 28-16 record (winning 63.6% of its games).
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Dodgers have an implied win probability of 52.2%.
  • Los Angeles has had an over/under set by bookmakers 51 times, and have combined with opponents to go over the total in 28 of those games (28-22-1).
  • The Dodgers have a 30-21-0 record against the spread this season (covering 58.8% of the time).

Dodgers hitting info

  • Freeman paces the Dodgers with a .330 batting average.
  • In MLB, Freeman ranks 36th in homers and 30th in RBI.
  • Freeman enters this matchup on a 14-game hitting streak. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .415 with five doubles, a triple, two home runs, four walks and 11 RBI.
  • Mookie Betts has 14 doubles, a triple, 11 home runs and 31 walks while hitting .255.
  • Betts ranks 16th in home runs and 33rd in RBI among hitters in MLB play.
  • Betts has safely hit in eight games in a row. During his last 10 outings he is batting .275 with three doubles, a triple, three home runs, eight walks and eight RBI.
  • Will Smith has seven doubles, seven home runs and 22 walks while batting .317.
  • Smith heads into this matchup on a two-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .333 with a double, four walks and four RBI.
  • Max Muncy has hit 15 home runs with 35 RBI. Both pace his team.

Dodgers pitching rankings

  • The Dodgers pitching staff is 17th in MLB with a collective 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • Los Angeles’ 4.26 team ERA ranks 16th across all MLB pitching staffs.
  • The Dodgers have the seventh-lowest WHIP in baseball (1.235).
  • The 19 total quality starts registered by Los Angeles’ pitching staff rank 12th in MLB.
  • The Dodgers surrender the 15th-fewest home runs in baseball (58 total, 1.1 per game).
  • Los Angeles lost to the Braves 4-3 in its last game with six strikeouts while allowing five hits.

Rays betting info, hitting leaders, & pitching

Rays betting info

  • This season, the Rays have won four out of the seven games in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • This season, Tampa Bay has won four of its seven games when it’s the underdog by at least -108 on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Rays, based on the moneyline, is 51.9%.
  • Tampa Bay’s games have gone over the total in 31 of its 52 chances.
  • The Rays are 31-21-0 ATS in their 52 games with a spread this season.

Rays hitting info

  • Wander Franco is batting .288 with seven home runs and 26 RBI for Tampa Bay this season.
  • Among all hitters in MLB, Franco is 59th in homers and 54th in RBI.
  • Randy Arozarena leads Tampa Bay in home runs with 11 and runs batted in with 39.
  • Arozarena is 16th overall in home runs and seventh in RBI this year.
  • Arozarena has hit safely in two games in a row. In his last five games he is batting .333 with a double, a home run, four walks and three RBI.
  • Diaz is batting .322 this season with 11 home runs and 27 RBI.
  • Josh Lowe leads Tampa Bay in home runs with 11 while driving in 35 runs and slugging .611.
  • Lowe brings a two-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is batting .300 with a double, a home run and five RBI.

Rays pitching rankings

  • The Rays have an 8.3 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 23rd in the majors.
  • Tampa Bay pitchers have a combined ERA of 3.69 ERA this year, fifth-best in baseball.
  • The Rays have a combined 1.203 WHIP as a pitching staff, fifth-lowest in MLB.
  • Tampa Bay’s staff has 17 quality starts this season, which ranks 15th in baseball.
  • With just 52 homers allowed, the Rays rank ninth in the league at preventing long balls.
  • Tampa Bay earned a 6-3 win in its most recent game, striking out one Blue Jays batter while allowing eight hits.
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