Tampa Bay Rays vs. Atlanta Braves: Model Confidently Predicts Braves to Cover the Run Line After New Data Released for Sunday's MLB Game [6/16/2024]

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Atlanta Braves: Model Confidently Predicts Braves to Cover the Run Line After New Data Released for Sunday's MLB Game [6/16/2024]

The Atlanta Braves and Tampa Bay Rays are scheduled to meet in MLB action at Truist Park on Sunday, starting at 1:35PM ET.

Hurston Waldrep (0-1, 17.18 ERA) will get the ball for the Braves, while the Rays have opted for Zach Eflin (3-4, 4.06 ERA).

Based on updated simulations, Dimers.com’s predictive MLB model (see Dimers Pro for full access) has picked the Atlanta Braves as the most likely winner of the game.

“With the most current data, we simulated the Rays-Braves game 10,000 times for Sunday,” said Dimers.com data analyst Greg Butyn. “After integrating all the recent updates and thousands of other inputs, we predict the Braves have a 55% chance of winning, whereas the Rays have a 45% chance.”

Rays vs. Braves Game-Day Updates and Essential Details

Sunday's MLB game between the Braves and Rays at Truist Park is scheduled to start at 1:35PM ET.

Dimers.com's full preview of Sunday's Rays vs. Braves matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

Before making any the Braves vs. Rays picks, be sure to check out the latest MLB predictions and betting advice from Dimers Pro.

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

We have used powerful machine learning and data to simulate the result of Sunday's MLB game between the Rays and Braves 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of MLB predictions.

Our independent predictive analytics model currently gives the Braves a 55% chance of defeating the Rays.

According to our model, the Braves (+1.5) have a 56% chance of covering the run line, while the over/under total of 9 runs has a 53% chance of going over.


Rays vs. Braves Odds [6/16/2024]

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

Bet Type Rays Braves
Run Line -1.5 (+158) +1.5 (-192)
Moneyline +105 -122
Total o9 (-110) u9 (-108)

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

Rays vs. Braves Picks

The strongest edge our model has found in this Rays vs. Braves matchup is on the over/under. Our expert predictions, matched against the best odds, reveal MLB best bets in each major market, every day of the season.

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

AI and automation have enhanced this article to quickly deliver accurate Rays vs. Braves insights, with human oversight ensuring high editorial quality. Our predictions are based on current data to help you make informed decisions. For additional resources and advice on responsible gambling, please call 1-800-GAMBLER.

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