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Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 03/12/2021 Spring Training Picks, Predictions and MLB Previews

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Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 03-12-2021 Spring Training Picks Predictions and MLB Previews

Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 03/12/2021 – JetBlue Park in Ft. Myers, Florida will play host to Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox as they enter an entertaining Spring Training game. The Bay Rays did not attend their Spring Training games last year, but they have made an appearance this season and they seem to be keeping pace with opponents. The Boston Red Sox was not perfect last year with their overall performance. The Red Sox are keen on creating an impression this season, the 2021 mlb spring training odds are already out as these teams battle in an interesting game.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 03/12/2021

When: Thursday, March 11, 1:05 PM ET
Where: JetBlue Park, Ft. Myers, Florida
TV: PIT
Stream: MLB.TV

Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 03/12/2021

Team RL TOTAL ML
Tampa Bay Rays -137
Boston Red Sox +100
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Tampa Bay Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays were the second-best team last year after competing with the Dodgers in the World Series. Tampa Bay won 40 of their 60 overall games and they were seven games ahead of the Yankees in the second play. The Bay Rays clinched the AL East Division title and they look forward to continuing their success this season. Tampa Bay defeated the Red Sox previously but lost to the Twins with a final score of 6-2. The Bay Rays are still intact with their overall record and are all set to take on the Red Sox.

Players to watch: R. Arozarena LF (GP 6, AB 13, R 1, H 2, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 1, TB 2, BB 0, SO 4, SB 0, AVG 0.154, OBP 0.154, SLG 0.154, OPS 0.308, WAR 0), W. Adames SS (GP 6, AB 12, R 2, H 4, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 2, TB 5, BB 1, SO 4, SB 0, AVG 0.333, OBP 0.385, SLG 0.417, OPS 0.801, WAR 0).

Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox will need to improve as they are still dragging behind in their Spring Training games. The Red Sox have a long way to go and they must focus on bringing a balance between their batting and pitching unit. Last season, Boston completed last in the American League East Division with a terrible 24-36 record. Boston lost against the Bay Rays, but they managed to take out the Atlanta Braves with a final score of 5-3.

Players to watch: Y. Munoz 3B (GP 8, AB 17, R 4, H 8, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 6, TB 12, BB 1, SO 4, SB 0, AVG 0.471, OBP 0.5, SLG 0.706, OPS 1.206, WAR 0), J. Arauz SS (GP 8, AB 16, R 5, H 5, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 4, TB 7, BB 0, SO 2, SB 0, AVG 0.313, OBP 0.313, SLG 0.438, OPS 0.75, WAR 0).

 

Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Betting Numbers

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Tampa Bay Rays

Over is 4-0 in Archers last 4 Friday starts.
Over is 4-0 in Archers last 4 starts overall.
Rays are over is 5-0 in their last 5 games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.
Over is 5-0 in Rays last 5 road games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.
Over is 4-0 in Archers last 4 starts with the total set at 7.0-8.5.

Boston Red Sox

Over is 4-0 in Red Sox last 4 games as an underdog.
Over is 7-0 in Boston’s last 7 on grass.
Red Sox is over is 4-0 in its last 4 vs. American League East.
Over is 5-0 in Red Sox last 5 games vs. a right-handed starter.
Over is 5-0 in Boston’s last 5 home games vs. a right-handed starter.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Betting Picks

The best online betting website will take its course soon as the Tampa Bay Rays look forward to defeating the Red Sox once again. Boston has room for improvement and the Bay Rays seem to have the key to success in the game. Back Tampa to win and cover with a decent score. As for Boston, they need to focus on their next game against the Twins.

Score Prediction: Tampa Bay Rays 7, Boston Red Sox 4.