Tampa Bay Rays vs Cleveland Gaurdians Matchup Preview - October 7th, 2022


Tampa Bay Rays Insights

  • Shane McClanahan has averaged 17.8 outs per GS this year, checking in at the 87th percentile.

  • Jonathan Aranda has primarily hit in the top-half of the batting order this year (76% of the time), but he is penciled in 9th on the lineup card today.

  • Manuel Margot hits a lot of his flyballs to center field (44% — 100th percentile) and faces the game's 7th-deepest CF fences today.

Cleveland Gaurdians Insights

  • Shane Bieber has gone to his cut-fastball 13.5% more often this year (16.4%) than he did last year (2.9%).

  • Myles Straw has seen a big gain in his exit velocity on flyballs this season; just compare his 85-mph average to last season's 87.5-mph mark.

  • Projected catcher Austin Hedges grades out as an elite pitch framer, per The Sharp Model projection system.

Betting Trends

  • The Cleveland Guardians have hit the Moneyline in 74 of their last 121 games (+23.60 Units / 15% ROI)

  • The Tampa Bay Rays have hit the Team Total Under in 13 of their last 18 away games (+7.75 Units / 37% ROI)

  • Drew Rasmussen has hit the Earned Runs Under in 13 of his last 16 games (+7.25 Units / 27% ROI)