Oakland Athletics vs Tampa Bay Rays 4-9-2023

Oakland Athletics vs Tampa Bay Rays 4/9/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

Oakland Athletics vs Tampa Bay Rays 4/9/2023 Picks Predictions Previews


The Oakland Athletics will go up against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on Sunday, April 09, 2023, at 1:10 PM EDT. The Athletics’ staff struck out 47 hitters and has a team ERA of 5.79, ranking them 27th in the league.


They walked 27 players from the opposing club, and as a team, they have a 4.55 FIP this year. Their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.55, and they have a K/BB ratio of 1.74.


Pitchers in the baseball team gave up 6 home runs and a total of 41 runs. (27th in the league).


This year, the Athletics used 21 relief pitchers. 66.7% of the 6 base runners that the bullpen relievers inherited this season reached home plate. The team made just one save and failed to capitalize on either of their two chances.


The Athletics’ relief pitchers entered the game in 4 save situations and had a 50.0% save percentage. The relievers have a season total of two holds. (22nd in MLB).


Ramon Laureano leads Oakland with two home runs and seven hits, while first baseman Jesus Aguilar leads the team with a.273 batting average.


Jace Peterson at third base leads the team in RBIs with five, and Esteury Ruiz in center field leads the team in on-base percentage (.370).


The Oakland Athletics will start James Kaprielian on the mound on Sunday. The right-hander has a 0.00 ERA, 5 Ks, and a 9.00 ERA.


  • The total went OVER in 4 of the team’s previous 5 matches. 
  • The Oakland Athletics are 1-6 SU in their previous 7 games. 
  • The Oakland Athletics are 0-5 SU in their last 5 contests against Tampa Bay.

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Oakland Athletics vs Tampa Bay Rays Predictions 4/9/2023


The Rays have a staff FIP of 2.77 and a team WHIP of 1.019 for the current season. They give up 40 total hits as a pitching team, which puts them third in MLB.


The Tampa Bay pitching staff has an ERA of 2.00 and has given up 13 runs so far this season. (12 earned runs relinquished).


They obtained a 3.40 K/BB ratio. (51 strikeouts vs 15 walks). They surrendered two long balls, and they scored 2.17 runs every nine innings. (3rd in the league).


Out of 4 inherited base runners, Tampa Bay pitchers scored 0 times. On two occasions with base runners and twice in high-leverage situations, their bullpen pitchers took the mound.


They sent 19 bullpen relievers to the mound this season, ranking them 30th in the league with a save percentage of 0.0%. 


SS Wander Franco leads Tampa Bay in batting average (.379) and has a team-high 11 hits. 1B Luke Raley leads the team with three home runs, CF Jose Siri has eight RBIs, and LF Randy Arozarena has a .484 on-base percentage.


The Tampa Bay Rays will start Drew Rasmussen on the mound on Sunday. The right-hander has seven Ks, a 0.00 ERA, and a 1-0 record.


  • The total went OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games when playing at home against Oakland. 
  • The Tampa Bay Rays are 5-0 SU in their previous 5 contests with a team in the American League. 
  • The total went OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay’s previous 8 games in April.

Oakland Athletics vs Tampa Bay Rays. The MLB pick for this game is the Tampa Bay Rays.


Drew Rasmussen, the starting pitcher for Tampa Bay, had a solid debut, only allowing two hits and no runs over the course of six innings while recording seven strikeouts.


Rasmussen will keep Oakland’s batters quiet, so the play is UNDER. The UNDER won in 14 of Oakland’s previous 20 games played on AstroTurf and in seven of Tampa Bay’s last 11 games against starting right-handed pitchers.


The Tampa Bay Rays will claim victory by a predicted play of UNDER 4-1.


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Oakland Athletics vs Tampa Bay Rays 4/9/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 1:10 PM (EDT)


Location: Tropicana Field 


Date: Sunday, April 09, 2023




MLB Odds: Tampa Bay Rays -150


MLB Totals: 7.5 


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