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Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 04/01/2022 Spring Training Preview, Spread and Favorite Analysis

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Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 04-01-2022 Spring Training Preview Spread and Favorite Analysis

Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 04/01/2022 – The Boston Red Sox are predicted as one of the top teams to make it to the Wild Card round this season. The Red Sox have been taking their Spring Training games light and they hope to make it past their tough opponents in the AL East. The Bay Rays will have the same tough competition against the Red Sox and the Yankees. The MLB betting predictions have a winner for this game based on the odds and betting spreads.

Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 04/01/2022

When:Friday, April 1, 1:05 PM ET
Where:Charlotte Sports Park, Port Charlotte, Florida
TV:NESN
Stream:MLB.TV

Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 04/01/2022

TeamRLTOTALML
Boston Red Sox+1.5 (-160)9.5 o (-115)+115
Tampa Bay Rays-1.5 +1409.5 u (-105)-135
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Boston Red Sox

Boston came across a neat victory against the Minnesota Twins in their last game. The Red Sox scored four and gave up three in return. Boston will need to focus on getting past the Tampa Bay Rays in their regular season since they seem to be the toughest team in the AL East Division. The Red Sox are all set to turn in Rich Hill as their starting pitcher in this game. Boston is currently holding a solid 9-5 spring training record.

Players to watch: Bobby Dalbec 1B (GP 10, AB 27, R 5, H 10, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 9, TB 22, BB 1, SO 5, SB 0, AVG 0.37, OBP 0.414, SLG 0.815, OPS 1.229, WAR 0), Jonathan Arauz 2B (GP 12, AB 25, R 4, H 5, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 1, TB 8, BB 3, SO 5, SB 0, AVG 0.2, OBP 0.286, SLG 0.32, OPS 0.606, WAR 0).

Tampa Bay Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays seem to have no problem dominating the AL East, but again the Red Sox and the Yankees are their toughest opponents. The Bay Rays need more focus on getting past teams from the other divisions. Tampa Bay is holding a 4-7 spring training record. Ryan Yarbrough will be delivered to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Yarbrough had a good season last year and is hoping to make it better this season.

Players to watch: Wander Franco SS (GP 8, AB 23, R 1, H 4, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 3, TB 5, BB 0, SO 5, SB 0, AVG 0.174, OBP 0.167, SLG 0.217, OPS 0.384, WAR 0), Yandy Diaz 1B (GP 8, AB 22, R 2, H 6, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 2, TB 8, BB 2, SO 3, SB 0, AVG 0.273, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.364, OPS 0.697, WAR 0).

Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers

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Boston Red Sox

Under is 4-0 in Hills last 4 starts vs. American League East.
Over is 6-0 in Red Sox last 6 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15.
Under is 4-0 in Hills last 4 starts overall.
Over is 4-0 in Red Sox last 4 games with the total set at 7.0-8.5.
Red Sox are 6-0 in their last 6 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15.

Tampa Bay Rays

Under is 4-0 in Rays last 4 during game 1 of a series.
Over is 4-0 in Yarbroughs last 4 starts vs. American League East.
Over is 5-0 in Rays last 5 games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.
Rays are 10-1 in Yarbroughs last 11 starts vs. American League East.
Over is 12-2 in Yarbroughs last 14 starts with the total set at 7.0-8.5.

Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks

Boston’s powerful batting unit seemed to have improved and their pitching staff is doing an equally decent job. The MLB best-betting sites are predicting the Red Sox to win this game and cover the spread.

Score Prediction: Red Sox 8, Tampa Bay 4.