Detroit Tigers Vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Preview And Odds – September 16, 2021

Written By Staff on September 16, 2021 - Last Updated on November 6, 2021

The Tampa Bay Rays (90-56) will play the Detroit Tigers (70-76) on Thursday at 7:10 PM ET. Manuel Margot will be looking for his 98th hit of the season for the favored Rays (-205) when the game gets underway at Tropicana Field, live on BSSUN. Louis Head takes the mound for Tampa Bay while Tyler Alexander is Detroit’s starter for the contest.

Betting Odds

Rays vs Tigers Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Underdog Moneyline Runline Total
Rays -205 Tigers +175 TB -1.5 8.5

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from 888sport and as of September 16, 2021, 3:00 AM ET.

Tigers Probable Starting Pitcher: Tyler Alexander

  • Alexander makes the start for the Tigers, his 12th of the season. He is 2-2 with a 4.09 ERA and 71 strikeouts in 83 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The lefty last pitched on Friday against the Rays, when he tossed 4 1/3 innings, allowing one earned run while giving up five hits.
  • Alexander is trying to secure his second quality start of the season in this outing.
  • The Tigers have gone 15-39 this season in games the team has allowed at least two homers.

Tigers Hitting Leaders

Jonathan Schoop

  • Jonathan Schoop leads Detroit in runs batted in with 77 while batting .277.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Schoop ranks ninth in hits.
  • Jeimer Candelario

  • Jeimer Candelario has collected 140 hits this season and has an OBP of .349. He’s slugging .445 on the year.
  • Among qualified hitters, Candelario ranks first in SLG in the league.
  • Tigers Futures

    Think the Tigers are going to go all the way? See a pennant in their future? These are the latest odds from bookmakers on Detroit taking home the AL Central crown, the AL Pennant and the World Series. A bet on these futures only cashes in if the Tigers hit those milestones and can pay big, as a 100 dollar bet on Detroit to win the World Series would net the bettor 10,000 dollars.

    Futures Odds
    To Win ALCS +100000

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