Tampa Bay Rays vs. Toronto Blue Jays Prediction, Odds, MLB Picks [5/17/2024]

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Toronto Blue Jays Prediction, Odds, MLB Picks [5/17/2024]

The Toronto Blue Jays and Tampa Bay Rays are scheduled to meet in MLB action at Rogers Centre on Friday, starting at 7:07PM ET.

The Blue Jays will have Chris Bassitt (3-5, 5.06 ERA) as their starting pitcher, up against Tyler Alexander (1-2, 5.44 ERA) for the Rays.

Dimers.com's comprehensive preview of Friday's Rays vs. Blue Jays matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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

We have used powerful machine learning and statistics to simulate the result of Friday's MLB game between the Rays and Blue Jays 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of MLB predictions.

Our independent predictive analytics model currently gives the Blue Jays a 59% chance of defeating the Rays.

According to our model, the Rays (+1.5) have a 59% chance of covering the run line, while the 8.5-run over/under has a 51% chance of going under.

Rays vs. Blue Jays Odds [5/17/2024]

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

Bet Type Rays Blue Jays
Run Line +1.5 (-148) -1.5 (+130)
Moneyline +140 -162
Total o8.5 (-105) u8.5 (-110)

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

Rays vs. Blue Jays Picks

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Rays vs. Blue Jays Game Information

Friday's MLB action between the Blue Jays and Rays at Rogers Centre is scheduled to commence at 7:07PM ET.


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

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We predict the Blue Jays, with a 59% win probability, will likely beat the Rays on Friday.

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