Cubs vs. Rays: Odds, spread, over/under - May 31
The Chicago Cubs (24-30), who are trying for the series sweep, will clash with the Tampa Bay Rays (39-18) on Wednesday, May 31 at Wrigley Field, with Justin Steele getting the nod for the Cubs and Zach Eflin taking the mound for the Rays. The first pitch will be thrown at 2:20 PM ET.
Oddsmakers list the Rays as -140 favorites on the moneyline, while giving the underdog Cubs +120 moneyline odds to win. Tampa Bay is the favorite on the run line (-1.5). The contest's over/under is set at 8.5 runs.
Cubs vs. Rays Time and TV Channel
- Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2023
- Time: 2:20 PM ET
- TV: MARQ
- Location: Chicago, Illinois
- Venue: Wrigley Field
- Probable Pitchers: Eflin - TB (7-1, 3.17 ERA) vs Steele - CHC (6-2, 2.77 ERA)
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Cubs vs. Rays Betting Odds, Run Line and Total
Take a look at the odds, run line and over/under for this matchup listed at different sportsbooks.
|Rays Moneyline||Cubs Moneyline||Run Line||Total|
|DraftKings||-135||+115||Rays (-1.5)||8.5||Bet on this game with DraftKings!|
|BetMGM||-140||+120||Rays (-1.5)||8.5||Bet on this game with BetMGM!|
|PointsBet||-135||+115||Rays (-1.5)||8.5||Bet on this game with PointsBet!|
|Tipico||-135||+115||Rays (-1.5)||-||Bet on this game with Tipico!|
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Discover More About This Game
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|Rays vs Cubs Betting Trends & Stats|
|Rays vs Cubs Player Props|
|Rays vs Cubs Pitching Matchup|
|Rays vs Cubs Prediction|
|How to Watch Rays vs Cubs|
Cubs vs. Rays Betting Trends and Insights
- The Rays have won 35, or 71.4%, of the 49 games they've played as favorites this season.
- The Rays have a 30-7 record (winning 81.1% of their games) when playing as moneyline favorites of -140 or shorter.
- The sportsbooks' moneyline implies a 58.3% chance of a victory for Tampa Bay.
- The Rays played as the moneyline favorite in eight of their last 10 games, and they finished 4-4 in those matchups.
- Over its last 10 matchups (all had set totals), Tampa Bay combined with its opponents to go over the total eight times.
- The Cubs have won in 11, or 44%, of the 25 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs this year.
- This season, the Cubs have come away with a win seven times in 12 chances when named as an underdog of at least +120 or longer on the moneyline.
- The Cubs have played as underdogs in four of their past 10 games and won two of those contests.
- When it comes to hitting the over, Chicago and its opponents are 6-4-0 in the last 10 games with a total.
Cubs vs. Rays Player Props
|Hits O/U||Total Bases O/U||HR O/U||RBI O/U|
|Ian Happ||0.5 (-222)||1.5 (+135)||0.5 (+500)||0.5 (+165)|
|Nico Hoerner||1.5 (+160)||1.5 (+110)||0.5 (+900)||0.5 (+240)|
|Seiya Suzuki||0.5 (-208)||1.5 (+155)||0.5 (+650)||0.5 (+180)|
|Dansby Swanson||1.5 (+200)||1.5 (+115)||0.5 (+500)||0.5 (+180)|
|Yan Gomes||0.5 (-175)||0.5 (-175)||0.5 (+750)||0.5 (+240)|
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Cubs Futures Odds
|Odds||MLB Rank||NL Central Rank|
|Win World Series||+10000||21st||3rd|
|Win NL Central||+900||-||3rd|
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