The Miami Marlins (55-72) will go up against the Tampa Bay Rays (70-57) on Tuesday, August 30 at loanDepot park in Miami. With the regular season winding down, each of these teams will surely be searching to come out on top in this regular season matchup. Don’t forget to get get your picks in and catch the first pitch at 6:40 PM ET!
For context related to Tuesday’s regular season matchup, let’s take a look at how Miami and Tampa Bay have managed against each other this year.
This season, these two clubs have battled in two matchups as the Marlins have been defeated in each game against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on May 25, 2022, the Tampa Bay Rays came out on top by a score of 5-4. The Marlins scored one run on 17 hits, while the Rays put up 12 runs on 17 hits. We’ll see who comes out on top this time when they meet at loanDepot park.
Betting Preview for the Tampa Bay Rays vs Miami Marlins MLB Game on August 30 2022
Where: loanDepot park in Miami, FL
When: Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 6:40 PM ET
Betting on the Tampa Bay Rays
Record: (70W-57L) | American League East Standing: 2
The last time they played, the Rays were beaten by the Boston Red Sox 4-12 on Sunday, and we’re eager to see if their result will be the same or if fortunes will change. The overall regular season batting average for the team right now is .239 and specifically Harold Ramírez is leading his team with a .326 average. Defensively speaking, the Rays hold an ERA of 3.36 and a fielding percentage of .986. Check out our evaluation of the odds and place your bets based on the team’s recent performances!
Absences and Injuries
It’s confirmed thatthe Rays will play without Michael Zunino (Shoulder), Shane Baz (Elbow), Roman Quinn (Knee), Andrew Kittredge (Elbow), Yonny Chirinos (Elbow), Wander Samuel Franco (Wrist), Brandon Lowe (Elbow), Jonathon Feyereisen (Shoulder), Matthew Wisler (Neck), Kevin Kiermaier (Hip), and Tyler Glasnow (Elbow).
Betting on the Miami Marlins
Record: (55W-73L) | National League East Standing: 4
Following their last outing on Sunday, the Marlins defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers by a score of 1-8. So far this season, the team is currently batting .230 thanks in large part to their top hitter, Garrett Cooper, who has a batting average of .261. Defensively, they hold an ERA of 3.86 and a .987 fielding percentage. Make sure you check out our odds analysis further down before selecting your picks!
Absences and Injuries
It’s confirmed that the Marlins are missing Jorge Soler (Back), Max Meyer (Elbow), Paul Campbell (Elbow), Daniel Castano (Concussion), Sean Guenther (Arm), Braxton Garrett (Oblique), Cody Poteet (Elbow), Trevor Rogers (Back), Avisaíl García (Hamstring), Jordan Holloway (Elbow), Jasrado Chisholm Jr. (Back), and Anthony Bender (Elbow).
Tampa Bay Rays vs Miami Marlins | Moneyline, Over/Under and Point Spread Odds
Moneyline Pick: Tampa Bay Rays (-240) at FanDuel
The Tampa Bay Rays are considered the favorite in this one. The team has been enjoying a good August so far, entering this matchup with a winning percentage of 60.87% for this month, accounting a total of 14 wins. Comparatively, the Miami Marlins’ winning percentage is lower at 32% for this month, a record of eight victories in total.
Over/Under Pick: Under 6.5 Total Runs (-120) at FanDuel
Before you place your bet, keep in mind that the projected over/under for this matchup is under 6.5. This means that the total number of runs for both teams is predicted to be under 6.5.
Runline Pick: Tampa Bay Rays -1.5 Runs (-120) at FanDuel
The Tampa Bay Rays will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover a runline of -1.5.
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