Friday's game that pits the Tampa Bay Rays (46-19) against the Texas Rangers (40-21) at Tropicana Field should be a competitive matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 5-4 in favor of the Rays. First pitch is at 6:40 PM ET on June 9.

The probable starters are Tyler Glasnow for the Rays and Andrew Heaney (4-3) for the Rangers.

Rangers vs. Rays Game Info & Odds

  • When: Friday, June 9, 2023 at 6:40 PM ET
  • Where: Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • How to Watch on TV: BSSUN
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Rangers vs. Rays Score Prediction

Our prediction for this matchup is Rays 5, Rangers 4.

Total Prediction for Rangers vs. Rays

  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs

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Rangers Performance Insights

  • The Rangers have been an underdog just two times in their last 10 contests and split those games 1-1.
  • In its previous 10 matchups with a total posted by oddsmakers, Texas and its opponents are 4-6-0 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • The Rangers' record against the spread is 5-1-0 over their previous 10 matchups (oddsmakers set spreads in six of those contests).
  • The Rangers have come away with 13 wins in the 22 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • This season, Texas has been victorious two times in four chances when named as an underdog of at least +145 or longer on the moneyline.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Rangers have a 40.8% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Texas has the most productive offense in baseball, scoring 6.3 runs per game (386 total runs).
  • The Rangers have pitched to a 3.58 ERA this season, which ranks fourth in baseball.

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Rangers Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
June 3 Mariners W 16-6 Andrew Heaney vs Bryan Woo
June 4 Mariners W 12-3 Nathan Eovaldi vs Bryce Miller
June 5 Cardinals W 4-3 Martín Pérez vs Adam Wainwright
June 6 Cardinals W 6-4 Dane Dunning vs Matthew Liberatore
June 7 Cardinals L 1-0 Jon Gray vs Jack Flaherty
June 9 @ Rays - Andrew Heaney vs Tyler Glasnow
June 10 @ Rays - Nathan Eovaldi vs Taj Bradley
June 11 @ Rays - Martín Pérez vs Shane McClanahan
June 12 Angels - Dane Dunning vs Tyler Anderson
June 13 Angels - Jon Gray vs Jaime Barria
June 14 Angels - Andrew Heaney vs Reid Detmers