Houston Astros vs Tampa Bay Rays 04/30/2021 – The Houston Astros will take on the Tampa Bay Rays in a new three-game series from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. Houston Astros is down to fourth place in the AL West Division play. The Astros are trailing the Angels and are ahead of the Rangers. Tampa Bay Rays did a decent job to get behind Boston Red Sox. The Bay Rays are now at the second spot and are ahead of the Blue Jays. The best baseball picks predictions have all the odds and lines available online for this entertaining game.
Houston Astros vs Tampa Bay Rays 04/30/2021
|When:||Friday, April 30, 7:10 PM ET|
|Where:||Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida|
The Houston Astros started out this season well, but they failed to be consistent with their success. Houston is holding a 13-12 record on the season and they look forward to rebounding from their last defeat. Houston defeated the Mariners in their last game with a final record of 3-1. Last night, the Astros were prevented from scoring after giving up one run to Seattle. Yuli Gurriel is the leader in batting with an average of .356. Kyle Tucker is the leader in home runs with five. The Astros will turn in Lance McCullers to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 1-1 record on the season with an ERA of 4.58.
Players to watch: C. Correa SS (GP 24, AB 94, R 15, H 26, 2B 5, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 12, TB 43, BB 7, SO 15, SB 0, AVG 0.277, OBP 0.33, SLG 0.457, OPS 0.788, WAR 0), K. Tucker LF (GP 25, AB 92, R 12, H 17, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 15, TB 35, BB 4, SO 19, SB 2, AVG 0.185, OBP 0.22, SLG 0.38, OPS 0.6, WAR 0).
Tampa Bay Rays
The Bay Rays will enter this game after splitting their 26 games on the season. Tampa Bay Rays seem to be making up for their loss and they split their last four-game series against the Oakland Athletics. Last night, Tampa Bay gave up three runs from the plate and scored two in return against Houston. Joey Wendle is the leader with a batting clip of .316. When it comes to home runs, Mike Zunino has taken the lead with five. Tampa Bay will turn in Josh Fleming as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding a 1-2 record on the season with an ERA of 1.23.
Players to watch: R. Arozarena LF GP 24 AB 94 R 13 H 27 2B 4 3B 0 HR 3 RBI 11 TB 40 BB 6 SO 35 SB 2 AVG 0.287 OBP 0.343 SLG 0.426 OPS 0.769 WAR 0
B. Lowe 2B GP 24 AB 84 R 11 H 14 2B 14 3B 0 HR 4 RBI 11 TB 29 BB 12 SO 27 SB 0 AVG 0.167 OBP 0.293 SLG 0.345 OPS 0.638 WAR 0
Houston Astros vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games.
Astros are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games.
Houston is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Astros are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 6 games this season.
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay’s last 7 games against Houston.
Rays are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Houston.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games this season.
Houston Astros vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks
Houston Astros need to make up for all their loss and they are a potential team to reach the playoffs this season. The most popular sports betting website odds are against the Bay Rays to win. Back the Astros to win this game and cover the spread with a decent score.
Score Prediction: Astros 6, Bay Rays 3.