Tampa Bay Rays vs Atlanta Braves 3/20/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

Tampa Bay Rays vs Atlanta Braves 3/20/2023 Picks Predictions Previews


The CoolToday Park in North Port, Florida, will be the venue for the MLB Spring Training Grapefruit League between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Atlanta Braves on Monday.


Tampa Bay is 13-9 overall, 5-6 on the road, and placed third in the Grapefruit League with 1.5 games behind St. Louis in first place this spring.


The Rays won four of the last five games and enter this match-up riding on a two-game winning streak following a 1-0 shutout win versus the Toronto Blue Jays in their recent home defense on Sunday.


SP Drew Rasmussen started for Tampa Bay with a 2-0 record in the win. 


The scheduled starter for the Rays is SP Zach Eflin who started twice already in the Grapefruit League this Spring Training with a 3.38 ERA and a 0.38 WHIP record while striking out 7 batters in 5.1 innings pitched this preseason.


Eflin finished last season with 20 appearances and 13 starts for Philadelphia and tallied a 3-5 record with an ERA of 4.04 and 1.12 WHIP while fanning out 65 batters and awarded 15 free bases in 75.2 innings pitched. 


The Tampa Bay Rays finished third in the American League East clinching a wildcard slot with an 86-76 record, 13 games behind the New York Yankees, and a win percentage of .531 in the 2022 season.


The Rays are 51-30 at home and 35-46 when playing away from home while posting a total of 666 runs and conceding 614 for a run difference of +52.    


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Tampa Bay Rays vs Atlanta Braves Predictions 3/20/2023


The Atlanta Braves are coming into this match-up looking for their fourth straight win after winning three of the last five matches played with a three-game winning streak following a 5-0 shutout victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.


Atlanta took fourth place in the Grapefruit League with an 11-9 record for a .550 win percentage while gaining 120 runs and losing 115 for a run difference of +5.


The Braves are 7-3 in their last 10 games played with the longest winning streak of three in the preseason.


Starting Pitcher Kyle Wright will be climbing up the hill to start for the Atlanta Braves against the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday.


Wright will be stepping on the pitcher’s rubber for the first time this spring to start versus the Rays. He finished 30 starts last season for the Braves with a 21-5 record while posting an ERA of 3.19 and a WHIP of 1.16.


Wright recorded a total of 174 strikeouts and granted 53 bases on balls in pitching for 180.1 innings last 2022.


The 27-year-old right-handed thrower started his major-league tour back in 2018 but the 2022 season was his first full big-league campaign.


The Atlanta Braves ended their 2022 season taking the lead in the National League East while clinching the division title with a 101-61 overall record and a win percentage of .623.


Atlanta posted a 55-26 record at home and a 46-35 record when playing on the road while collecting a total of 789 runs and wasted 609 for a run difference of +180.


Tampa Bay Rays vs. Atlanta Braves. The MLB Pick for this contest is Atlanta -142. The Braves ended last season with flying colors clinching the division title while the Rays finished third in the AL East clinching a wildcard seat.


Though Atlanta comes behind Tampa Bay in the Grapefruit League at fourth place, the Braves are the better team here with home-field advantage and Wright taking the mound to start. The prediction: Atlanta Braves will win 7-4.


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Tampa Bay Rays vs Atlanta Braves 3/20/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 1:05 PM ET


Location: CoolToday Park in North Port, FL


Date: Monday, March 20, 2023                 


TV: MLB.com


MLB Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta Braves -142   


MLB Totals: 8


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