Monday's contest at Wrigley Field has the Tampa Bay Rays (39-16) going head to head against the Chicago Cubs (22-30) at 2:20 PM ET (on May 29). Our computer prediction projects a close 5-4 win for the Rays, so expect a tight matchup.

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Rays will send Taj Bradley (3-1) to the mound, while Marcus Stroman (4-4) will take the ball for the Cubs.

Rays vs. Cubs Game Info & Odds

  • When: Monday, May 29, 2023 at 2:20 PM ET
  • Where: Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois
  • How to Watch on TV: MARQ
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Rays vs. Cubs Score Prediction

Our pick for this contest is Rays 5, Cubs 4.

Total Prediction for Rays vs. Cubs

  • Total Prediction: Over 8 runs

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Rays Performance Insights

  • In eight games as the favorite over the last 10 matchups, the Rays have a record of 6-2.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Tampa Bay and its opponents have failed to hit the over once.
  • In their last two games with a spread, the Rays covered the spread each time.
  • This season, the Rays have been favored 47 times and won 35, or 74.5%, of those games.
  • Tampa Bay is 35-10 this season when entering a game favored by -120 or more on the moneyline.
  • The sportsbooks' moneyline implies a 54.5% chance of a victory for the Rays.
  • No team has scored more than the 335 runs Tampa Bay has this season.
  • The Rays' 3.80 team ERA ranks eighth across all MLB pitching staffs.

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Rays Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 24 Blue Jays W 7-3 Shane McClanahan vs Yusei Kikuchi
May 25 Blue Jays W 6-3 Zach Eflin vs Alek Manoah
May 26 Dodgers W 9-3 Jalen Beeks vs Noah Syndergaard
May 27 Dodgers L 6-5 Tyler Glasnow vs Clayton Kershaw
May 28 Dodgers W 11-10 Josh Fleming vs Gavin Stone
May 29 @ Cubs - Taj Bradley vs Marcus Stroman
May 30 @ Cubs - Shane McClanahan vs Kyle Hendricks
May 31 @ Cubs - Zach Eflin vs Justin Steele
June 2 @ Red Sox - Tyler Glasnow vs Garrett Whitlock
June 3 @ Red Sox - Josh Fleming vs Tanner Houck
June 3 @ Red Sox - Taj Bradley vs TBA