Rays vs. Red Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Monday, April 10, 2023

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Rays vs. Red Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, April 10, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Tampa Bay Rays (9-0) are -155 favorites to extend their nine-game win streak when they face the Boston Red Sox (5-4), winners of three in a row. The game begins Monday at 6:40 PM ET on BSSUN, live from Tropicana Field.

Tampa Bay’s Jalen Beeks and Boston’s Nick Pivetta have been named the starters for this contest.

Rays vs. Red Sox Odds

  • Rays odds to win: -155
  • Red Sox odds to win: +132
  • Spread: Rays -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Monday, April 10, 2023
  • Time: 6:40 PM ET

Who Will Win Rays vs. Red Sox?

Rays and Red Sox Betting Trends

The Rays have been the moneyline favorite a total of nine times this season, and they’ve won each of those games.

Tampa Bay has won all nine games it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -155 or shorter.

The Red Sox have not played a game this season while listed as the underdog.

Boston has not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +132.

In the nine games in which bookmakers have set an over/under for the Rays, they have combined with opponents to go over the total six times (6-2-1).

The Red Sox and their opponents have gone over the total this season in six of their nine opportunities.

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Rays Stats & Insights

The Rays score the most runs in baseball (75 total, 8.3 per game).

The Tampa Bay Rays have hit an MLB-leading 24 home runs, averaging 2.7 per game.

The Rays rank second in MLB with a .289 batting average.

Tampa Bay strikes out the least in MLB, averaging 6.4 per game.

The pitching staff for the Rays has a collective 8.8 K/9, which ranks 15th in the majors.

Tampa Bay has a 1.89 team ERA that ranks No. 1 among all MLB pitching staffs.

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Red Sox Stats & Insights

The Red Sox have scored 59 runs this season, which ranks third in MLB.

Boston’s 15 home runs rank fifth in Major League Baseball.

The Red Sox have a team batting average of .259 this season, which ranks 11th among MLB teams.

Boston has shown good bat-to-ball skills at the plate this season with the second-best strikeout rate (6.9 per game) among MLB offenses.

The Red Sox average the 11th-most strikeouts per nine innings (9.1) in the league this season.

Boston has the 21st-ranked ERA (4.89) in the majors this season.

Rays Key Players to Watch

Beeks makes his first start of the season for the Rays.

Wander Franco leads Tampa Bay with four home runs this season. He’s batting .351 with nine RBI.

Randy Arozarena leads Tampa Bay in batting average (.371) and runs batted in (11) this season.

Brandon Lowe is slashing .286/.464/.571 this season for the Rays.

Yandy Diaz is batting .222 with an OBP of .344 and a slugging percentage of .481 this season.

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Red Sox Key Players to Watch

The Red Sox will send Pivetta to the mound for his second start of the season.

Rafael Devers has hit a team-high four home runs.

Masataka Yoshida is hitting .233 with a double, a home run and six walks.

Alex Verdugo has a double, a triple, a home run and two walks while batting .342.

Triston Casas is hitting .185 with two doubles, two home runs and two walks.

Rays and Red Sox Injuries

Rays: Jose Siri: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Tyler Glasnow: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Shane Baz: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Shawn Armstrong: 15 Day IL (Neck), Andrew Kittredge: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

Red Sox: Adam Duvall: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Brayan Bello: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Wyatt Mills: 15 Day IL (Elbow), James Paxton: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Garrett Whitlock: 15 Day IL (Hip), Joely Rodriguez: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Trevor Story: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Adalberto Mondesi: 60 Day IL (Knee)

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Rays vs. Red Sox Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Rays 8, Red Sox 3
  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs
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