Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 4-22-22

Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 4/22/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 4/22/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

 

The Boston Red Sox are hitting the road to Florida as they open a three-game interleague series against the Tampa Bay Rays.  The first game is set to take place at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida this Friday night. 

 

Boston just completed a three-game set with the Toronto Blue Jays, collecting just a single win by 2-1.  The Red Sox are currently holding a 6-7 record this season and are ranked fourth in the American League East Division. 

 

Leading the team was shortstop Xander Bogaerts, who delivered 17 hits on a batting average of .354 and an on-base percentage of .380.  On the other hand, left fielder Alex Verdugo drove in nine runs just as he hammered three home runs for the team. 

 

Overall, the Red Sox allowed 50 runs over 101 hits on a .233 team batting average, to go along with an OBP of .284.  Moreover, Boston has had 124 strikeouts, with a 3.96 earned run average and a WHIP of 1.29. 

 

In this Friday night’s matchup, Michael Wacha will have the start for the Rays.  The 30-year old has thrown for 9.1 innings and bears an ERA of 0.96.

 

  •   The total went UNDER in five of the Boston Red Sox’s six previous matches
  •   Boston are at 4-1 SU in five of their previous matches played against the Tampa Bay Rays
  •   The total went UNDER in four of the Red Sox’s five previous games played on  the road

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Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Predictions 4/22/2022

 

On the side of the Tampa Bay Rays, the team concluded a set with the Chicago Cubs before meeting with Boston, claiming two straight wins out of three.  The Rays are now 7-6 this season.  This Friday, the Rays will welcome the Red Sox in their home stadium. 

 

Wander Franco took the reins for the Rays, delivering 20 hits on an average of .392.  The shortstop also posted an OBP of .396.  Catcher Francisco Mejia contributed 10 runs batted in, while second baseman swung out three home runs for Tampa Bay. 

 

The team gained a total of 60 runs over 110 hits on a batting average of .254 and a .321 OBP.  Furthermore, the Rays allowed 124 strikeouts on an ERA of 3.73 and a WHIP of 1.16. 

 

For this Friday’s showdown, Corey Kluber will head for the mound as the Rays’ starting pitcher.  The right-handed slugger threw for 9.2 innings and bears a 1.86 ERA.

 

  •   The total went OVER in five of Tampa’s’ 7 previous matches played against the Red Sox
  •   Tampa Bay are at 9-4 SU in 13 of their previous matches played at home
  •   The Rays are at 8-3 SU in 11 of their previous games played at home versus Boston

Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays. The MLB pick is the Tampa Bay Rays at -130.  Boston starter Michael Wacha already started two games but failed to pick up a single win. 

 

The slugger threw well enough as he allowed a run on three hits through 9 1/3 innings.  On the other hand, Tampa Bay starter Corey Kluber holds a 0-1 mark.  The play is UNDER, which has paid out Boston’s three out of five. 

 

Furthermore, Tampa Bay boasts an ERA of 3.73 and keeps their opponents to an average of .212 hits. Final Score Prediction, the Tampa Bay Rays win by 4-2.

 

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Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 4/22/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 7:10 PM EDT

 

Location: Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida

 

Date: Friday, April 22, 2022

 

TV: BSSUN

 

MLB Odds: Tampa Bay Rays -130

 

MLB Total Odds: 8.5

 

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