Tampa Bay Rays vs Miami Marlins 04/02/2021 – The second game of a three-game interleague series will continue to take place as Tampa Bay Rays take on Miami Marlins from Marlins Park in Miami, Florida. The Bay Rays have already opened their record after their last success against Miami. Tampa Bay will look forward to continuing their victory and win the best of three. Miami will try to use their home advantage as they take on the Bay Rays. The baseball predictions today are up and running as these teams battle to increase their overall record.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Miami Marlins 04/02/2021
|When:||Friday, April 2, 7:10 PM ET|
|Where:||Marlins Park, Miami, Florida|
Tampa Bay Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays were the second-best team last year with their overall performance. The Bay Rays were strong to get to the World Series and now they hope for an even better season. Last night, the Bay Rays witnessed Austin Meadows smash a homer during the eighth inning to put the Bay Rays ahead of the Marlins. Starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow took out six opponent hitters in six impressive innings. The Bay Rays will turn in Ryan Yarbrough as their starter against the Marlins. Yarbrough held a solid WHIP of 1.19 in his 2020 season.
Players to watch: W. Adames SS (GP 18, AB 41, R 10, H 16, 2B 3, 3B 1, HR 4, RBI 7, TB 33, BB 5, SO 13, SB 0, AVG 0.39, OBP 0.457, SLG 0.805, OPS 1.261, WAR 0), A. Meadows DH (GP 17, AB 41, R 7, H 8, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 9, TB 21, BB 6, SO 12, SB 2, AVG 0.195, OBP 0.298, SLG 0.512, OPS 0.81, WAR 0).
Miami Marlins struggled from the plate despite preventing the Bay Rays from scoring in the eighth inning. The Marlins were unable to get a single run and they started out with a blow. As a whole team, the Marlins had just three hits. Starting pitcher Sandy Alcantara took out seven opponent hitters and gave up just two hits in six impressive innings. Taking the mound as their starter will be Pablo Lopez. The righty held an ERA of 3.61 with a 6-4 record on the season last year. Lopez took out 59 opponent hitters in totals and gave up just four homers.
Players to watch: C. Dickerson LF (GP 16, AB 45, R 6, H 11, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 2, TB 13, BB 4, SO 5, SB 1, AVG 0.244, OBP 0.306, SLG 0.289, OPS 0.595, WAR 0), A. Duvall LF (GP 17, AB 44, R 6, H 10, 2B 2, 3B 1, HR 4, RBI 12, TB 26, BB 1, SO 9, SB 0, AVG 0.227, OBP 0.234, SLG 0.591, OPS 0.825, WAR 0).
Tampa Bay Rays vs Miami Marlins Betting Numbers
Tampa Bay Rays
Under is 5-0 in Yarbroughs last 5 starts as a road favorite.
Under is 4-0 in Yarbroughs last 4 starts as a favorite.
Over is 5-0 in Rays last 5 games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.
Under is 5-0 in Yarbroughs last 5 starts during game 2 of a series.
Under is 5-0 in Yarbroughs last 5 road starts.
Under is 8-0 in Lopezs last 8 starts during game 2 of a series.
Under is 5-0 in Marlins last 5 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15.
Marlins are 0-4 in their last 4 games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.
Over is 8-1 in Marlins last 9 games vs. a left-handed starter.
Over is 8-1-1 in Lopezs last 10 starts with the total set at 9.0-10.5.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Miami Marlins Betting Picks
Miami Marlins have the home advantage and they have Lopez as their starter. The Bay Rays are also missing out on Ji-Man Choi due to his arthroscopic knee surgery. The baseball betting picks 2021 are intact for the Marlins to win this game and rebound from their last defeat.
Score Prediction: Marlins 4, Bay Rays 3.