Pirates vs Rays Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Jun 25

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  • The (44-25) are favorites vs the (44-25)
  • Pirates starting pitcher: Jonathan Brubaker (1-7), 4.11 ERA
  • Rays starting pitcher: Corey Kluber (3-4), 3.45 ERA
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The Pittsburgh Pirates () visit Tropicana Field to take on the Tampa Bay Rays () on Saturday, June 25, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 1:10pm EDT in St. Petersburg.

The are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at ().

The Pirates vs Rays Over/Under is total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Pirates are 29-41 against the spread (ATS), while the Rays are 33-37 ATS.

Pirates vs. Rays Odds, Run Line, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Pirates O
Rays U

Pirates vs Rays Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Rays will win Saturday‘s matchup with 72.5% confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Pirates and Rays and up-to-date player injuries.


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Best Pirates Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite MLB player prop bets for Pirates players for Saturday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Oneil Cruz has hit the Total Bases Over in 4 of his last 5 games (+3.00 Units / 38% ROI)
  • Oneil Cruz has hit the Singles Over in 3 of his last 5 games (+2.05 Units / 41% ROI)
  • Oneil Cruz has hit the Runs Over in 3 of his last 5 games (+2.05 Units / 40% ROI)
  • Hoy Jun Park has hit the Singles Under in 4 of his last 5 games (+1.85 Units / 18% ROI)
  • Bryan Reynolds has hit the Hits Runs and RBIs Over in 3 of his last 5 games (+1.70 Units / 27% ROI)

Best Rays Player Prop Best Bets Today

And here are some favorite MLB player prop bets for Rays players for Saturday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Randy Arozarena has hit the Runs Under in his last 8 games (+8.00 Units / 61% ROI)
  • Randy Arozarena has hit the Total Bases Under in 8 of his last 9 games (+7.05 Units / 47% ROI)
  • Yandy Diaz has hit the Runs Under in 11 of his last 14 games (+6.60 Units / 28% ROI)
  • Yandy Diaz has hit the Total Bases Under in his last 6 games at home (+6.00 Units / 50% ROI)
  • Yandy Diaz has hit the Hits Under in 4 of his last 5 games at home (+5.50 Units / 110% ROI)

Rays vs Pirates Home Run Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Brett Phillips 0.5 +475 0.5 -1000
Francisco Mejia 0.5 +600 0.5 -1600
Ji-Man Choi 0.5 +350 0.5 -650
Josh Lowe 0.5 +500 0.5 -1100
Randy Arozarena 0.5 +475 0.5 -1000

Rays vs Pirates Total Hits Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Brett Phillips 0.5 -105 0.5 -140
Francisco Mejia 0.5 -150 0.5 +105
Ji-Man Choi 0.5 -165 0.5 +115
Josh Lowe 0.5 -165 0.5 +120
Randy Arozarena 0.5 -200 0.5 +135

Rays vs Pirates RBI Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Brett Phillips 0.5 +250 0.5 -400
Francisco Mejia 0.5 +225 0.5 -350
Ji-Man Choi 0.5 +150 0.5 -225
Josh Lowe 0.5 +210 0.5 -350
Randy Arozarena 0.5 +180 0.5 -275

Rays vs Pirates Strikeout Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Corey Kluber 5.5 -120 5.5 -115
JT Brubaker 5.5 -125 5.5 -110
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 37 of their last 69 games (+8.65 Units / 11% ROI)
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 16 of their last 29 games (+6.10 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates have hit the Game Total Under in 33 of their last 61 games (+5.20 Units / 8% ROI)
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates have covered the Run Line in 5 of their last 6 games (+4.75 Units / 66% ROI)
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates have hit the Moneyline in 11 of their last 26 games (+3.20 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Tampa Bay Rays have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 28 of their last 46 games (+7.25 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The Tampa Bay Rays have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 25 of their last 43 games (+6.20 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The Tampa Bay Rays have hit the Moneyline in 12 of their last 18 games at home (+5.95 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Tampa Bay Rays have covered the Run Line in 11 of their last 18 games at home (+5.40 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The Tampa Bay Rays have hit the Game Total Under in 21 of their last 38 games at home (+4.80 Units / 11% ROI)

Pirates Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Pirates have gone 32-38 against the Run Line (-10.2 Units / -11.78% ROI).

  • 29-41 when betting on the Moneyline for -0.8 Units / -1.08% ROI
  • 29-35 when betting on the total runs Over for -9.05 Units / -11.85% ROI
  • 35-29 when betting on the total runs Under for +2.7 Units / 3.46% ROI

Rays Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Pirates have gone 33-37 against the Run Line (-2.25 Units / -2.67% ROI).

  • 38-32 when betting on the Moneyline for -4.35 Units / -4.36% ROI
  • 31-36 when betting on the total runs Over for -7.8 Units / -10.19% ROI
  • 36-31 when betting on the total runs Under for +2.2 Units / 2.82% ROI

JT Brubaker has a strike rate of just 56% (187/334) in two strike counts this season — lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 66% — first Percentile.

Hitters have swung at 49% of JT Brubaker’s pitches (164/334) with two-strikes this season — lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 61% — first Percentile.

JT Brubaker has allowed a slugging percentage of .917 (33 Total Bases / 36 ABs) when behind in the count this season — 3rd highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: .577 — fourth Percentile.

JT Brubaker has a strikeout rate of 22% (16 SO in 73 PAs) in PAs ending on inside fastballs this season — 10th best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 15% — 83rd Percentile.

Corey Kluber: Rays Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Corey Kluber has a strike rate of 70% (375/539) against right-handed batters this season — tied for 4th highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 66% — 96th Percentile.

Left-handed hitters have a groundball rate of just 33% (28/86) against Corey Kluber this season — 5th lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 43% — ninth Percentile.

Corey Kluber has thrown inside pitches 51% of the time (249/488) vs left-handed batters this season — 2nd highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 33 total IP; League Avg: 32% — 98th Percentile.

Corey Kluber has thrown inside pitches 48% of the time (493/1,016) vs left-handed batters since the start of last season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 114 total IP; League Avg: 31% — 100th Percentile.

Pirates Keys to the Game vs. the Rays

The Pirates are just 2-19 (.095) when allowing 2 or more home runs this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .282.

The Pirates are just 74-18 (.804) when leading entering the 7th inning since the 2020 season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .877.

The Pirates are just 2-33 (.057) when trailing entering the 7th inning this season — 7th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .099.

The Pirates are just 5-26 (.161) when allowing 5 or more runs this season — 10th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .206.

Rays Keys to the Game vs. the Pirates

The Rays are 15-5 (.750) when scoring in the first inning this season — tied for 8th best in MLB; League Avg: .674.

The Rays are 23-15 (.605) at home this season — 5th best in MLB; League Avg: .511.

The Rays are just 30-3 (.909) when leading entering the 8th inning this season — tied for 10th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .925.

The Rays are 64-6 (.914) when totaling 5 or more extra base hits since the 2020 season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .802.

Pirates hitters have an OPS of just .454 (4,473 PA’s) with two-strikes since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .513.

Pirates hitters are slugging just .365 against LHP since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .409.

Pirates hitters are slugging just .228 with two-strikes since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .270.

The Pirates are batting just .147 with two-strikes since the start of 2020 — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .167.

Rays hitters have grounded into 15 double plays in 296 opportunities (5%) in close and late situations since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 9%.

Rays hitters have an OPS of just .439 (1,397 PA’s) with two-strikes this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .508.

The Rays have scored 1.81 runs per game (414/229) in late innings since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 1.44.

Rays hitters have just 123 strikeouts in 668 PA’s (18%) against LHP this season — 4th best in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

Pirates pitchers have walked 253 of 2,531 batters (10%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning since the start of 2020 — highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Pirates pitchers have walked 861 of 8,834 batters (10%) since the start of last season — 3rd highest in MLB; League Avg: 9%.

Pirates pitchers have walked 194 of 2,015 batters (10%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning since the start of last season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Pirates pitchers have an ERA of 5.41 (971.0 IP) against division opponents since the start of last season — tied for 2nd highest in MLB; League Avg: 4.20.

Rays pitchers have walked 32 of 628 batters (5%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning this season — best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Rays pitchers have walked 616 of 8,566 batters (7%) since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 9%.

Rays pitchers have walked 125 of 2,090 batters (6%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Rays pitchers have walked 163 of 2,618 batters (6%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning since the start of 2020 — best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Rays vs. Pirates Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Jon Chargois (Rays): Oblique, D60
  • Peter Fairbanks (Rays): Lat, D60
  • Kevin Kiermaier (Rays): Hip, D10
  • Drew Rasmussen (Rays): Hamstring, D15
  • Michael Zunino (Rays): Shoulder, D10
  • Manuel Margot (Rays): Knee, D60
  • Andrew Kittredge (Rays): Elbow, D60
  • Brendan McKay (Rays): Shoulder, D60
  • Yonny Chirinos (Rays): Elbow, D60
  • Jonathon Feyereisen (Rays): Shoulder, D15
  • Wander Samuel Franco (Rays): Quad, D10
  • Nick Anderson (Rays): Elbow, D60
  • Luis Patiño (Rays): Oblique, D60
  • Brandon Lowe (Rays): Back, D10
  • Tyler Glasnow (Rays): Elbow, D60
  • Tucupita Marcano (Pirates): COVID-19, D10
  • Nicolaus Mears (Pirates): Elbow, D60
  • Josh VanMeter (Pirates): Finger, D10
  • Zachary Thompson (Pirates): Forearm, D15
  • Canaan Smith-Njigba (Pirates): Wrist, D60
  • Duane Underwood Jr. (Pirates): COVID-19, D15
  • Kevin Newman (Pirates): Groin, D60
  • Jacob Marisnick (Pirates): Thumb, D60
  • Benjamin Gamel (Pirates): Hamstring, D10
  • Roberto Pérez (Pirates): Hamstring, D60
  • Dillon Peters (Pirates): Back, D15
  • Blake Cederlind (Pirates): Elbow, D60
  • Yoshitomo Tsutsugo (Pirates): Back, D10
  • Greg Allen (Pirates): Hamstring, D60
  • Ke’Bryan Hayes (Pirates): Shoulder, Day-to-Day

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