The Los Angeles Dodgers (31-20) open a 3-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays (37-15) on Friday at Tropicana Field. First pitch is scheduled for 6:40 p.m. ET. Let’s analyze BetMGM Sportsbook’s lines around the Dodgers vs. Rays odds and make our expert MLB picks and predictions for the best bets.
Season series: First meeting since Los Angeles won the 2020 World Series 4-2
The Dodgers lost 4-3 to the Atlanta Braves Wednesday. Even with Los Angeles going 5-5 in its last 10 games, it still sits atop the NL West with a 1.5-game lead over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Rays defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Thursday to give them a 2-game win streak. Tampa Bay is currently 3 games ahead of the Baltimore Orioles for 1st place in the AL East.