Predictions for Rays vs. Cubs: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 11

Tuesday’s game features the Tampa Bay Rays (31-35) and the Chicago Cubs (32-34) facing off at Tropicana Field in what should be a competitive matchup, with a projected 5-4 victory for the Rays according to our computer prediction. Game time is at 6:50 PM ET on June 11.

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Rays vs. Cubs Matchup Info

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Rays vs. Cubs Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Rays 5, Cubs 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs

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Rays vs. Cubs Betting Lines

Rays vs Cubs Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Rays -148 +124 7.5 -105 -115

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Rays Betting Insights

  • Tampa Bay has been the favorite in 39 games this season, and has come away with the win 21 times (53.8%) in those contests.
  • This year, the Rays have won eight of 18 games when listed as at least -148 or better on the moneyline.
  • Tampa Bay and its opponents have gone over in 34 of 66 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Rays had a 5-1 record across the six games they were a moneyline favorite in their past 15 matchups.
  • In its past 15 outings, Tampa Bay and its opponents combined to hit the over on the run total eight times (all 15 games had set totals).

Cubs Betting Insights

  • Chicago has been the moneyline underdog 36 total times this season. It has finished 16-20 in those games.
  • When they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +124 or longer, the Cubs have a 4-4 record (winning 50% of their games).
  • Chicago has had an over/under set by bookmakers 66 times, and it has combined with opponents to go over the total in 30 of those games (30-33-3).
  • The Cubs have played as underdogs in six of their past 15 games and won one of those contests.
  • Chicago and its opponents have combined to hit the over nine times in its past 15 games with a total.

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Rays vs. Cubs Probable Pitchers

Rays’ Starting Pitcher: Zach Eflin

  • The 30-year-old has pitched in 11 games this season with an ERA of 4.14, an 11.75 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.143.
  • Zach Eflin’s team has been victorious in 37.5% of the games he’s started as the moneyline favorite with a record of 3-5.
  • Eflin’s team has a 6-5 record in his starts this season.
  • In Eflin’s 11 starts with a total, the teams have hit the over five times.

Cubs’ Starting Pitcher: Jameson Taillon

  • The 32-year-old has amassed an ERA of 3.47, with 6.4 strikeouts per nine innings in nine games this season. Opponents are hitting .274 against him.
  • The Cubs have been the moneyline underdog in four of Taillon’s starts this season, and they went 2-2 in those games.
  • Taillon’s team is 5-4 in his nine starts.
  • Taillon’s starts with a set total this season have gone over the run total in five of nine contests.

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Rays’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 31-35
Home 17-22
Road 14-13
One-Run Games 12-4
Scoring 5+ Runs 19-5

Cubs’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 32-34
Home 18-13
Road 14-21
One-Run Games 12-14
Scoring 5+ Runs 21-6

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