Rays vs Rangers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 13, 2021

Written By Staff on April 13, 2021

The Tampa Bay Rays (5-5) and the Texas Rangers (3-7) square off on Tuesday at 7:10 PM ET. The Rays are favored on the moneyline () against the underdog Rangers (). Tampa Bay’s Ryan Yarbrough and Texas’ Kyle Gibson pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 13, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Rays vs Rangers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Yarbrough (TB) Pitcher Gibson (TEX)
0 – 1 W/L 1 – 0
10.2 IP 6.1
5.06 ERA 7.11
1.310 WHIP 2.210
4.2 K/9 12.8
0.8 BB/9 5.7

Rays Probable Starter Ryan Yarbrough

  • Yarbrough (0-1) gets the starting nod for the Rays, his third of the season.
  • In his last time out on Wednesday, the lefty tossed five innings against the Red Sox, giving up six earned runs while surrendering nine hits.
  • The Rays have not been favored on the moneyline when Yarbrough starts this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 13, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rangers Stats vs Yarbrough

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Nick Solak 3 .333 1 1 2 .333 1.666
David Dahl 2 1.000 2 0 0 1.000 2.000
Ronald Guzmán 2 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333
Charlie Culberson 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000

Rangers Probable Starter Kyle Gibson

  • The Rangers’ Gibson will make his third start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Wednesday against the Blue Jays, throwing six innings without allowing a run.
  • His team is 1-1 this season when he starts and they’re underdogs on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 13, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rays Stats vs Gibson

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Mike Zunino 15 .200 3 0 2 .250 .517
Joey Wendle 10 .300 3 0 0 .300 .900
Brandon Lowe 7 .286 2 0 1 .286 1.000
Austin Meadows 6 .167 1 0 0 .286 .453
Willy Adames 4 .750 3 1 1 .750 2.250
Brett Phillips 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Yandy Díaz 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Manuel Margot 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Mike Brosseau 1 1.000 1 0 2 1.000 3.000

Rays Betting Trends

  • Last season the Rays scored the 12th-most runs in baseball (289 total, 4.8 per game).
  • The Rays won 29 of the 42 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite last season (69%).
  • Tampa Bay went 7-7 last year (winning 50% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -195 or shorter.
  • Tampa Bay played in 56 games with set over/under, and combined with opponents to go over the total 25 times (25-29-2).
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Rangers Betting Trends

  • The Rangers won 17, or 35.4%, of the 48 games they played as underdogs last season.
  • Texas had a record of 6-7 in games where bookmakers had them as underogs of at least +163 on the moneyline.
  • Texas’ games went over the total in 31 of their 60 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 runs batted in a season ago.
  • Among the qualifying hitters 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
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
Randy Arozarena 64 .281 15 7 11 .382 1.023

Rangers Players to Watch

  • Isiah Kiner-Falefa finished with a .280 average, three home runs and 10 RBI last season.
  • Kiner-Falefa was not among league leaders in SLG and OBP among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Nick Solak collected 56 hits, posted an OBP of .326 and a .344 SLG.
  • Solak did not rank in the top 20 in SLG and OBP among qualified hitters in the majors.

Rangers Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 211 .280 28 3 10 .329 .699
Nick Solak 209 .268 27 2 23 .326 .670
Joey Gallo 193 .181 23 10 26 .295 .673
Leody Taveras 119 .235 20 4 6 .316 .719
David Dahl 93 .183 9 0 9 .222 .469
Ronald Guzmán 78 .244 10 4 9 .314 .750
Jose Trevino 76 .250 10 2 9 .280 .714
Anderson Tejeda 75 .253 7 3 8 .273 .726
Nate Lowe 67 .224 10 4 11 .297 .730
Eli White 48 .188 5 0 3 .231 .460

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