New York Mets vs. Tampa Bay Rays Prediction, Odds, MLB Picks [5/3/2024]

New York Mets vs. Tampa Bay Rays Prediction, Odds, MLB Picks [5/3/2024]

The Tampa Bay Rays will take on the New York Mets in MLB action at Tropicana Field on Friday, commencing at 6:50PM ET.

Aaron Civale (2-2, 5.06 ERA) will get the ball for the Rays, while the Mets are going with Jose Quintana (1-2, 3.48 ERA).'s comprehensive preview of Friday's Mets vs. Rays matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Mets vs. Rays Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Run Line

We have used trusted machine learning and statistics to simulate the outcome of Friday's MLB matchup between the Mets and Rays 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of MLB picks.

Our leading predictive analytics model currently gives the Rays a 55% chance of defeating the Mets.

According to our model, the Mets (+1.5) have a 63% chance of covering the run line, while the over/under total of 8 runs has an equal 50-50 chance of hitting.

Mets vs. Rays Odds [5/3/2024]

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Mets Rays
Run Line +1.5 (-175) -1.5 (+146)
Moneyline +124 -142
Total o8 (-105) u8 (-108)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

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Mets vs. Rays Game Information

Friday's MLB action between the Rays and Mets at Tropicana Field is scheduled to commence at 6:50PM ET.


Our full coverage of the Mets vs. Rays includes pregame predictions, betting picks and live win probabilities.

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We predict the Rays, with a 55% win probability, will likely beat the Mets on Friday.

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