Toronto Blue Jays Vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Preview And Lines – September 21, 2021

Written By Staff on September 21, 2021 - Last Updated on November 6, 2021

The Tampa Bay Rays (93-58) and Toronto Blue Jays (84-66) will meet on Tuesday at Tropicana Field, beginning at 7:10 PM ET on ESPN. The Rays are -117 moneyline favorites for the contest, however, the Blue Jays favored against the spread of 1.5 runs with +170 odds. Drew Rasmussen starts for Tampa Bay while Toronto will counter with Alek Manoah.

Betting Odds

Rays vs Blue Jays Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Underdog Moneyline Runline Total
Rays -117 Blue Jays -104 TOR -1.5 7.5

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from 888sport and SportsData.io as of September 21, 2021, 3:00 AM ET.

Blue Jays Probable Starting Pitcher: Alek Manoah

  • Manoah (6-2) gets the starting nod for the Blue Jays in his 18th start of the season. He has a 3.39 ERA in 93 innings pitched, with 102 strikeouts.
  • His most recent time out was on Monday, Sept. 13 against the Rays, when the right-hander tossed eight scoreless innings while giving up only one hit.
  • Manoah is trying to pick up his 10th quality start of the year in this matchup.
  • The Blue Jays have gone 44-18 in games when the starter pitches at least six innings while allowing three or fewer earned runs.

Blue Jays Hitting Leaders

Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads Toronto in homers with 46 while also maintaining a team-best .320 batting average.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Guerrero ranks first in AVG (.320), third in OBP (.404), first in HR (46), fifth in RBI (105), and first in hits (178).
  • Teoscar Hernández

  • Teoscar Hernandez is a key run producer for Toronto with a .303 average, 29 homers and 107 RBI.
  • Among qualified hitters, Hernandez ranks ninth in AVG (.303), 24th in HR (29), third in RBI (107), and 21st in hits (153) in the league.
  • Blue Jays Futures

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

    Futures Odds
    To Win ALCS +850

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