In the series opener on Monday, May 29, Wander Franco and the Tampa Bay Rays (39-16) take on Nico Hoerner and the Chicago Cubs (22-30). The first pitch will be thrown at 2:20 PM ET at Wrigley Field.

The Rays are the favorite in this one, at -120, while the underdog Cubs have +100 odds to win. Tampa Bay is a 1.5-run favorite (at +140 odds). The over/under is 8 runs for this game.

Rays vs. Cubs Time and TV Channel

  • Date: Monday, May 29, 2023
  • Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • TV: MARQ
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Venue: Wrigley Field
  • Probable Pitchers: Taj Bradley - TB (3-1, 4.44 ERA) vs Marcus Stroman - CHC (4-4, 2.95 ERA)

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Rays vs. Cubs Betting Odds, Run Line and Total

See the odds, run line and over/under for this matchup on multiple sportsbooks.

Rays Moneyline Cubs Moneyline Run Line Total
DraftKings -120 +100 Rays (-1.5) 8 Bet on this game with DraftKings!
BetMGM -120 +100 Rays (-1.5) 8 Bet on this game with BetMGM!
PointsBet -120 +100 Rays (-1.5) 8 Bet on this game with PointsBet!
Tipico -125 +105 - - Bet on this game with Tipico!

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Rays vs. Cubs Betting Trends and Insights

  • This season, the Rays have been favored 47 times and won 35, or 74.5%, of those games.
  • In games they have played as moneyline favorites with odds of -120 or shorter, the Rays have a record of 35-10 (77.8%).
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 54.5% chance of a victory for Tampa Bay.
  • The Rays have a 6-2 record across the eight games they were a moneyline favorite in their last 10 matchups.
  • In its last 10 matchups, Tampa Bay and its opponents combined to go over the total nine times (all 10 games had set totals).
  • The Cubs have been chosen as underdogs in 23 games this year and have walked away with the win nine times (39.1%) in those games.
  • This season, the Cubs have come away with a win eight times in 18 chances when named as an underdog of at least +100 or longer on the moneyline.
  • In four games as underdogs over the last 10 matchups, the Cubs have a record of 1-3.
  • In the last 10 games with a total, Chicago and its opponents have failed to hit the over twice.

Rays vs. Cubs Player Props

Hits O/U Total Bases O/U HR O/U RBI O/U
Wander Franco 1.5 (+185) 1.5 (+120) 0.5 (+725) 0.5 (+210)
Yandy Díaz 1.5 (+190) 1.5 (+115) 0.5 (+525) 0.5 (+195)
Harold Ramirez 0.5 (-278) 1.5 (+135) 0.5 (+750) 0.5 (+160)
Josh Lowe 0.5 (-222) 1.5 (+140) 0.5 (+625) 0.5 (+165)
Randy Arozarena 0.5 (-200) 1.5 (+150) 0.5 (+550) 0.5 (+175)

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Rays Futures Odds

Odds MLB Rank AL East Rank
Win World Series +650 3rd 1st
Win AL East -250 - 1st

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