Milwaukee Brewers vs Tampa Bay Rays 5-19-23 MLB Analysis, Picks and Odds

Milwaukee Brewers vs. Tampa Bay Rays 5/19/23 – On Friday night at Tropicana Field, Milwaukee and Tampa Bay Rays will square off for what promises to be an electrifying match. Adrian Houser will take the hill for Milwaukee, and Shane McClanahan will pitch for Tampa Bay Rays. Baseball betting lines are updated online for the bettor to place their bets on the best teams.

Milwaukee Brewers vs. Tampa Bay Rays

Date & Time: Friday, May 19, 2023 at 6:40 PM ET

Location: Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL


Milwaukee Brewers vs. Tampa Bay Rays 5/19/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: +190

Spread: TBD

Total: TBD


Moneyline: -265

Spread: TBD

Total: TBD

Milwaukee Brewers vs. Tampa Bay Rays Analysis

The Milwaukee Brewers have demonstrated resilience this season, posting a record of 24-19. On offense, they have averaged an impressive 4.3 runs per game, which ranks 21st in MLB. With an OBP of 0.316, the Brewers have proven their ability to get on base consistently. However, their team batting average of 0.239 indicates room for improvement. The Brewers have hit 51 home runs this season and collected 337 hits and 175 RBIs.

On the pitching front, Milwaukee ranks 13th in team ERA at 4.01. They have struck out 338 batters, but their 57 home runs allowed are an area of concern. The bullpen has proven its worth this season, securing 10 saves at a 66.7% save rate against opponents. Defensively, Milwaukee has been impressive, boasting an outstanding 0.988 fielding rate and turning 31 double plays.

Adrian Houser will take to the mound for the Brewers. Houser has pitched 436 innings and amassed 350 strikeouts during his career. Houser boasts a career ERA of 4.00 and WHIP of 1.360. Over his career, he has allowed 414 hits and 180 walks.

The Tampa Bay Rays have been impressive this year, leading the AL East division with an impressive 32-12 record. Their offense has been dominant, averaging 6.25 runs per game – leading the league. The Rays have demonstrated their power-hitting prowess with an outstanding team slugging percentage of 0.509. They have amassed 415 base hits, including 86 homers and 264 RBIs.

The Rays pitching staff has been impressive, boasting an ERA of 3.38 and ranking first in runs allowed per 9 innings allowed. They have struck out 371 batters while only giving up 140 walks. The bullpen has recorded 11 saves to date, though their save rate of 52.4% could be increased further. Defensively, the Rays lead MLB with a fielding percentage of 0.991 and have completed 35 double plays.

Shane McClanahan will start for the Tampa Bay Rays this season. McClanahan boasts a career record of 29-14 and has allowed 273 hits while striking out 396 batters in 339 innings pitched. He boasts an outstanding ERA of 2.84 and WHIP of 1.095.

Milwaukee Brewers vs. Tampa Bay Rays Against the Spread

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee’s last 6 games. Milwaukee are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games. Milwaukee Brewers are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games against Tampa Bay. Milwaukee are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games on the road. Milwaukee are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay.

The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay’s last 7 games. Tampa Bay are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games. The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tampa Bay’s last 10 games against Milwaukee. Tampa Bay are 17-3 SU in their last 20 games at home. Tampa Bay are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Milwaukee.

Milwaukee Brewers vs. Tampa Bay Rays Free Pick

Based on the baseball betting stats and recent form, the Tampa Bay Rays appear well-equipped to beat Milwaukee Brewers. Their potent offense, solid pitching staff and outstanding defensive efficiency make them formidable forces at both ends of the field. Still, it is crucial that all factors, including recent form and head-to-head matchups, are considered before making your betting decision.

Free Pick: Tampa Bay Rays -265