Rays vs. Dodgers Game 1 Prediction

Rays vs. Dodgers, 10/20/20 World Series Game 1 Betting Predictions

Game 1 of the 2020 World Series takes place tonight at Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX as the Dodgers take on the Rays at 8:09 p.m. ET. With Tyler Glasnow set to oppose Clayton Kershaw in the pitching matchup, what’s the best play for the opener of tonight’s Fall Classic?

Game Snapshot

951 Tampa Bay Rays (+155) at 952 Los Angeles Dodgers (-175); o/u 7.5

8:09 p.m. ET, Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Globe Life Field, Arlington, TX

TV: FOX

Tampa Bay Rays DFS Spin

Kevin Kiermaier (wrist) said Monday that he's "good to go." Kiermaier didn't start Games 4-6 of the ALCS after being hit on the left wrist by a pitch in Game 3, but he was back in the lineup for Game 7 and claims he'll be fine for the World Series. We wouldn't necessarily expect him to say anything else given what's on the line.

Los Angeles Dodgers DFS Spin

Clayton Kershaw will start Game 1 of the World Series for the Dodgers against the Rays on Tuesday. It was the expected decision after Kershaw didn't pitch in Game 7 of the NLCS on Sunday, but now it's official. The veteran southpaw allowed four runs over five-plus innings in his most recent start in Game 4 of the NLCS against the Braves last Thursday. Much like the Dodgers, Kershaw is trying to finally win the big one. He'll try to outduel Tyler Glasnow to begin the series.

Rays vs. Dodgers Game 1 Betting Prediction

The under is 8-2 in the Rays’ last 10 games when listed as an underdog, is 8-1 in their last nine games overall and has cashed in five of their last six games when facing a team with a winning record. On the other side, the under is 5-2 in the Dodgers’ last seven World Series games, is 7-3 in their last 10 games coming off a win and is 3-1-1 in their last five interleague games when facing an opponent that has a winning record.

2020 WORLD SERIES BETTING PREDICTION: RAYS/DODGERS UNDER 7.5

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