Rays vs. Brewers Betting Predictions 8/10/22

by | Aug 10, 2022 | mlb

Tampa Bay Rays vs Milwaukee Brewers

Date: Wednesday August 10th, 02:10 ET

Location: American Family Field

TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin

Money Line: Rays +130 / Brewers -155 (Bovada - 50% bonus! Rebates on ALL your wagers; win or lose! Best live betting platform on the web! FAST bitcoin payouts!)

Total Line: 7.5

STARTING PITCHING

Tampa Bay: Jeffrey Springs (4-3, 2.5)
Milwaukee: Brandon Woodruff (9-3, 3.49)

Rays Projected Lineup

Jose Siri CF
Taylor Walls SS
David Peralta LF
Randy Arozarena LF
Yandy Díaz 3B
Francisco Mejía C
Ji-Man Choi 1B
Isaac Paredes 1B
Brandon Lowe 2B
Jeffrey Springs P

Brewers Projected Lineup

Luis Urías 3B
Mike Brosseau 3B
Tyrone Taylor CF
Hunter Renfroe RF
Rowdy Tellez 1B
Victor Caratini C
Andrew McCutchen LF
Christian Yelich LF
Willy Adames SS
Brandon Woodruff P

STRAIGHT UP/ OVER/UNDER / RUN LINE RECORDS

Tampa Bay Rays: 58-51-0 SU / OU 49-52-8 / Run Line W/L 50-59-0
Milwaukee Brewers: 59-50-0 SU / OU 55-48-6 / Run Line W/L 46-63-0

The Milwaukee Brewers host the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday August 10th at American Family Field. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 02:10 ET. The MLB Odds Board places Milwaukee as the favorite (-155), with an OU line set at 7.5.

Recent Form

In Tampa Bay’s last game, they fell to the Brewers by a score of 5-3. In the loss, Tampa Bay’s pitchers gave up 5 runs on 7 hits. Offensively, they finished with just 3 runs on 4 hits. The loss came as Tampa Bay was the betting underdog, getting 145.0 on the moneyline. The Rays and Brewers played to an even match of the over-under line set at 8.0 runs. At 49-52-8, Tampa Bay has combined to stay below the over-under betting lines in over half of their games.

The Rays come into this game with a 3-2 record over their last 5 contests. During this time, they have an average scoring differential of +3. Overall, Tampa Bay is averaging 4.09 runs per game. Over their last 5 contests, they have been producing at a similar rate, at 4.09. Tampa Bay’s overall series record is just 16-16-3.

Milwaukee is coming off a 2 run win over the Rays (5-3). In the winning effort, the team’s pitchers held the Rays to 3 runs and 4 hits. At the plate, the Brewers scored 5 times on 7 hits. Milwaukee picked up the win while being favored at -165.0. So far, the team has won 56.9% of the games in which they were favored. With an over-under line set at 8.0, the Brewers and Rays combined to match this total. On the season, Milwaukee’s overall over-under record sits at 55-48-6.

The Brewers come into today’s game looking to turn things around, as they are just 2-3 over their last 5 games. Even though Milwaukee has notched just 2 in their last 5 games, they still have a positive run differential in this stretch (+1). In their 5 most recent contests, the team is scoring at a rate (4.2) similar to their season-long average of 4.63. On the season, Milwaukee has won more than half of their series, going 17-13-6.

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Pitching Matchup

Jeffrey Springs gets the start for the Rays, with an overall record of 4-3. In his previous outings, Springs has lasted an average of 3.6 innings, putting together an ERA of just 2.5. In his previous outings, left-hander opponents are hitting 0.233 off the left-hander. Opponents are hitting for power against Springs, as his HR/9 figure sits at 1.25. On the season, Jeffrey Springs has had no problem racking up strikeouts, posting a strikeout percentage of 26.0%. This includes a per game average of 3.77 K’s per game. Throughout the season, Springs has avoided walking batters, allowing just 1.82 per contest.

Milwaukee will look to take game 2 of this series, led by starter Brandon Woodruff. Overall, Woodruff has a record of 9-3 on an ERA of 3.49. On the season, he has racked up 104 strikeouts compared to just 27 walks. For the year, opposing batters are hitting just .231 vs Woodruff.

Tampa Bay vs Milwaukee History

Today’s matchup between the Tampa Bay Rays and Milwaukee Brewers will be their 4th meeting of the season. Milwaukee holds the edge in the series at 3-0. The over-under record in this series sits at 1-0. The average run total in these games is nan runs per game. In these matchups, the average scoring differential sits at 2.0 runs. When looking back to last season, Tampa Bay and Milwaukee split the season series, with each team picking up 0. The over-under record in last year’s matchups was 0-0, with the average run total being nan runs per game. The average scoring differential in this series was nan runs per game.

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Betting Trends

  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay’s last 9 games when playing Milwaukee
  • Tampa Bay is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Milwaukee is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
  • Milwaukee is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Rays at Milwaukee Brewers Prediction

In Wednesday’s interleague matchup between Tampa Bay and Milwaukee, look for runs to be hard to come by. Brewers starter Brandon Woodruff hasn’t given up more than 2 runs in a start since July 9th vs Pittsburgh. On the other side, Jeffrey Springs has a WHIP sitting at just 1.08. I recommend taking the under at 7.5 runs.

Free MLB Pick: Under 7.5 Runs.

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