Texas Rangers vs Tampa Bay Rays 04/15/2021 Baseball betting, Tips and Forecast
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Texas Rangers vs Tampa Bay Rays 04/15/2021 – A four-game series will come to an end as the Texas Rangers take on Tampa Bay Rays from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Rangers look forward to building on their winning streak after their last success against the Bay Rays. Texas holds the fourth position in the AL West Division play alongside Oakland Athletics. Tampa Bay Rays are holding fourth place in the AL East Division play alongside the Yankees. The latest baseball betting trends are available online as these teams battle in an exciting game.
Texas Rangers vs Tampa Bay Rays 04/15/2021
The Texas Rangers have won five games on the season after dropping seven. Texas is trailing the Astros in the third spot and they look forward to building on their two-game winning streak. The Rangers did well to get past the Bay Rays in their last two games. Last night, Texas smashed eight runs from the plate and gave up just three to Tampa Bay. Joey Gallo is the leader in batting with an average of .257. When it comes to RBIs, Nate Lowe has taken the lead with 14. Jordan Lyles will be delivered as their starting pitcher in this game against the Bay Rays. Lyles is holding a 1-0 record with an ERA of 4.50.
Players to watch: I. Kiner-Falefa 3B (GP 11, AB 47, R 8, H 12, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 2, RBI 7, TB 20, BB 1, SO 8, SB 2, AVG 0.255, OBP 0.286, SLG 0.426, OPS 0.711, WAR 0), N. Lowe 1B (GP 11, AB 42, R 5, H 9, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 14, TB 19, BB 4, SO 18, SB 1, AVG 0.214, OBP 0.283, SLG 0.452, OPS 0.735, WAR 0).
Tampa Bay Rays
The Bay Rays won five and dropped seven games on the season. Tampa Bay and the Yankees are at the bottom of the AL East Division play. The Bay Rays are trailing the Orioles and are four points away from the Red Sox in the top position. Tampa’s pitching unit struggled last night when they gave up eight runs to the Rangers. Randy Arozarena is the leader in batting with an average of .317 per game. When it comes to RBIs, Joey Wendle is the leader with eight. Rich Hill will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Hill is holding a 1-0 record on the season with an ERA of 7.20.
Players to watch: R. Arozarena LF (GP 10, AB 41, R 7, H 13, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 2, RBI 5, TB 20, BB 2, SO 14, SB 1, AVG 0.317, OBP 0.378, SLG 0.488, OPS 0.866, WAR 0), A. Meadows DH (GP 11, AB 38, R 6, H 9, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 3, TB 21, BB 8, SO 9, SB 0, AVG 0.237, OBP 0.396, SLG 0.553, OPS 0.948, WAR 0).
Texas Rangers vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas’ last 7 games.
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Tampa Bay’s last 11 games.
Texas Rangers vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks
The Rangers might have won the last two games against the Bay Rays, but Tampa has a stronger scoring unit. With Hill on the mound as their starter, the Bay Rays have the potential to tie this series. The top baseball betting website is in favor of Tampa to win and cover.
Score Prediction: Bay Rays 5, Rangers 1.