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

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

The Tampa Bay Rays will face the New York Mets in MLB action at Tropicana Field on Sunday, commencing at 1:40PM ET.

Ryan Pepiot (3-2, 3.12 ERA) will start on the mound for the Rays, while the Mets will counter with Luis Severino (2-2, 2.31 ERA).'s in-depth preview of Sunday'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 innovative machine learning and data to simulate the result of Sunday's MLB game between the Mets and Rays 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of MLB predictions.

Our popular predictive analytics model gives the Rays a 51% chance of defeating the Mets.

According to our model, the Rays (+1.5) have a 66% chance of covering the run line, while the 7-run over/under has a 51% chance of going over.

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

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

Bet Type Mets Rays
Run Line -1.5 (+165) +1.5 (-184)
Moneyline -105 -108
Total o7 (-120) u7 (+102)

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

Mets vs. Rays Picks

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Mets vs. Rays Game Information

Sunday's MLB action between the Rays and Mets at Tropicana Field is scheduled to start at 1:40PM ET.


Our full betting 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 51% win probability, will likely beat the Mets on Sunday.

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