Rays vs Red Sox: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 6, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 6, 2021

Xander Bogaerts leads the Boston Red Sox (1-3) into a contest with the Tampa Bay Rays (2-2) a game after he racked up four hits in an 11-2 win over the Rays. The Rays are favored on the moneyline () against the Red Sox () in this outing, which begins at 7:10 PM ET on Tuesday. Tyler Glasnow starts for Tampa Bay while Boston will counter with Martin Perez.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 6, 2021, 3:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Rays vs Red Sox Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Glasnow (TB) Pitcher Pérez (BOS)
0 – 0 W/L 0 – 5
6.0 IP 0.0
0.00 ERA 0.00
0.170 WHIP 0.000
9.0 K/9 0
0.0 BB/9 0

Rays Probable Starter Tyler Glasnow

  • The Rays were favored on the moneyline for one Glasnow start this season — they won.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 6, 2021 at 6:07 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Red Sox Stats vs Glasnow

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Rafael Devers 12 .250 3 0 1 .308 .558
Xander Bogaerts 12 .083 1 0 0 .214 .381
J.D. Martinez 9 .333 3 1 2 .500 1.278
Alex Verdugo 7 .286 2 0 0 .286 .715
Christian Vázquez 7 .286 2 0 0 .286 .715
Kevin Plawecki 5 .400 2 0 3 .400 1.000
Christian Arroyo 3 .333 1 1 2 .333 1.666
Hunter Renfroe 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Franchy Cordero 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Kike Hernández 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Red Sox Probable Starter Martín Pérez

  • Perez gets the nod for the Red Sox and will make his first start of the season.
  • The last time the lefty took the mound was on Thursday, Sept. 24 last season, when he pitched four innings in a matchup with the Orioles.
  • Pérez and his team won as underdogs in three of his nine appearances last season with a moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 6, 2021 at 6:07 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rays Stats vs Pérez

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Mike Zunino 22 .273 6 3 5 .333 1.015
Yandy Díaz 15 .333 5 0 2 .333 .800
Manuel Margot 11 .182 2 0 0 .182 .364
Mike Brosseau 10 .400 4 1 3 .400 1.400
Austin Meadows 10 .100 1 0 3 .100 .300
Willy Adames 10 .200 2 0 0 .333 .533
Kevin Kiermaier 9 .111 1 0 0 .200 .311
Joey Wendle 6 .167 1 0 2 .167 .334
Brandon Lowe 5 .400 2 0 2 .400 .800
Randy Arozarena 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666

Rays Betting Trends

  • Last season the Rays were the 12th-highest scoring team in MLB play averaging 4.8 runs per game (289 total).
  • The Rays won 69% of the games last season they were the moneyline favorite (29-13).
  • Tampa Bay went 18-11 last year (winning 62.1% of its games) when it played as a moneyline favorite of -148 or shorter.
  • In the 56 games oddsmakers set an over/under for Tampa Bay, it combined with opponents to go over the total 25 times (25-29-2).

Red Sox Betting Trends

  • Last season, the Red Sox won 14 out of the 44 games, or 31.8%, in which they were the underdog.
  • Boston had a record of 8-18 in games where sportsbooks had them as underogs of at least +128 on the moneyline.
  • Boston’s games went over the total in 30 of their 57 chances last season.

Rays Players to Watch

  • Randy Arozarena had a batting average of .281 with 18 total hits last season.
  • Brandon Lowe had 14 home runs and 37 RBI a season ago.
  • Among qualifying batters in MLB action, Lowe’s 14 HR ranked 18th.

Rays Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Brandon Lowe 193 .269 36 14 37 .362 .916
Willy Adames 185 .259 29 8 23 .332 .813
Joey Wendle 168 .286 24 4 17 .339 .774
Yoshitomo Tsutsugo 157 .197 27 8 24 .310 .705
Manuel Margot 145 .269 19 1 11 .327 .679
Kevin Kiermaier 138 .217 16 3 22 .316 .678
Austin Meadows 132 .205 19 4 13 .296 .667
Yandy Díaz 114 .307 16 2 11 .423 .809
Michael Brosseau 86 .302 12 5 12 .378 .936
Mike Zunino 75 .147 8 4 10 .238 .598

Red Sox Players to Watch

  • Rafael Devers finished with a .263 average last season, with 11 home runs and 43 RBI.
  • Devers’ .483 SLG ranked fifth, and his 43 RBI ranked ninth among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Bogaerts slugged 11 long balls while driving in 28 runs.
  • Bogaerts ranked 23rd in BA among qualified hitters in the majors.

Red Sox Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Rafael Devers 232 .263 32 11 43 .310 .793
J.D. Martínez 211 .213 22 7 27 .282 .671
Xander Bogaerts 203 .300 36 11 28 .359 .861
Alex Verdugo 201 .308 36 6 15 .364 .842
Marwin González 175 .211 15 5 22 .286 .606
Christian Vázquez 173 .283 22 7 23 .344 .801
Kiké Hernández 139 .237 20 5 20 .277 .694
Hunter Renfroe 122 .156 18 8 22 .252 .645
Kevin Plawecki 82 .341 8 1 17 .393 .856
Bobby Dalbec 80 .263 13 8 16 .359 .959

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