Friday's game between the Tampa Bay Rays (46-19) and Texas Rangers (40-21) going head to head at Tropicana Field has a projected final score of 5-4 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of the Rays, so it should be a competitive matchup. The game will begin at 6:40 PM ET on June 9.

The probable starters are Tyler Glasnow for the Rays and Andrew Heaney (4-3) for the Rangers.

Rays vs. Rangers Game Info & Odds

  • When: Friday, June 9, 2023 at 6:40 PM ET
  • Where: Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • How to Watch on TV: BSSUN
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Rays vs. Rangers Score Prediction

Our prediction for this matchup is Rays 5, Rangers 4.

Total Prediction for Rays vs. Rangers

  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs

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Rays Performance Insights

  • The Rays have played as the favorite in nine of their past 10 games and won seven of those contests.
  • Tampa Bay and its opponents have combined to hit the over just once in its last 10 games with a total.
  • The Rays have a record of 2-2-0 ATS over their last 10 games.
  • This season, the Rays have been favored 56 times and won 42, or 75%, of those games.
  • Tampa Bay has a record of 23-4, a 85.2% win rate, when favored by -175 or more by bookmakers this season.
  • The sportsbooks' moneyline implies a 63.6% chance of a victory for the Rays.
  • Tampa Bay has scored 372 runs this season, which ranks second in MLB.
  • The Rays' 3.54 team ERA ranks third among all MLB pitching staffs.

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Rays Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
June 4 @ Red Sox W 6-2 Taj Bradley vs Tanner Houck
June 5 @ Red Sox W 4-1 Shane McClanahan vs Brayan Bello
June 6 Twins W 7-0 Zach Eflin vs Louie Varland
June 7 Twins W 2-1 Shawn Armstrong vs Pablo Lopez
June 8 Twins W 4-2 Yonny Chirinos vs Bailey Ober
June 9 Rangers - Tyler Glasnow vs Andrew Heaney
June 10 Rangers - Taj Bradley vs Nathan Eovaldi
June 11 Rangers - Shane McClanahan vs Martín Pérez
June 12 @ Athletics - Zach Eflin vs James Kaprielian
June 13 @ Athletics - Tyler Glasnow vs Hogan Harris
June 14 @ Athletics - Tyler Glasnow vs Luis Medina