Francisco Giants vs Tampa Bay Rays MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Francisco Giants vs Tampa Bay Rays Prediction 4/13/2024

The San Francisco Giants (5-9) travel to face off against the Tampa Bay Rays (8-6) on Saturday, April 13th. This game will be played at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg and televised on NBCS. The Rays are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Giants are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Giants. First pitch is set for 4:10 ET.

Giants vs Rays

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Tampa Bay picked up a 2-1 win over the Giants in the most recent game of this series. The Rays had a two-run 2nd inning and the Giants scored their only run in the 3rd. Heading into the game, the Rays were favored at -114 on the money line.

Jacob Waguespack got the start for the Rays, going just four innings while giving up four hits and striking out four. Garrett Cleavinger got the win out of the bullpen, and Pete Fairbanks got the save. Keaton Winn only went five innings for the Giants, giving up two hits and two earned runs.

Thairo Estrada was the only Giants hitter to have more than one hit, going 2/4 with an RBI. Harold Ramirez had a three-hit game for the Rays, scoring two runs.

As the Giants are on the road today vs. the Rays, they are looking to get back to a winning record, as they are currently 5-9. In the NL West, they are 4th place and have gone just 4-6 against divisional opponents this season. Their series record is 1-2-1, and they are currently on a five-game losing streak on the road.

When playing at home, the Giants are 3-3 compared to 2-6 on the road. Coming into today’s game, they have been the underdog in eight of their games and have gone 2-6 in those contests.

When the Giants are on the road, they are a good bet on the run line, going 5-3 so far this season. They have a run line record of 6-8 overall, and their average run differential is -1.1 runs per game. They have covered the run line in three straight road games and are 5-3 against the run line as the underdog.

San Francisco’s over/under record is 8-6 this season, and the average over/under line in their games is 8 runs. Their games have averaged 8.9 runs per game, and the over/under record when the line is set at 7.5 runs is 4-2. Their last three games have gone under the total, and their games have had an average of 8.5 runs per game this season.

Logan Webb Gets The Start For The Giants

Logan Webb and the Giants are on the road to take on the Rays. Webb has started 2 games so far this season, and he has a 0-1 record. In his first start, he went 6 innings and gave up 2 earned runs, then went 7 innings in his last start, giving up 2 runs and striking out 3.

Giants Offense Breakdown

For the Giants, we have some player props that are worth looking at. Jorge Soler has the 4th highest total hits projection on the team and his home run projection is the best on the team and 3rd best in the league today. LaMonte Wade Jr. has the 2nd best total hits projection on the team and 3rd best in the league today. His home run projection is 2nd on the team and 8th in the league. Thairo Estrada is another player to keep an eye on, as he has the 2nd best total hits projection on the team and 3rd best in the league today.

The Rays are currently on a three-game winning streak, taking the series opener vs. the Giants. In the AL East, they are 3rd, trailing the Yankees by 2.5 games. So far, they have been both good on the road (4-2) and at home (4-4).

Tampa Bay has an overall record of 8-6, and they have gone 8-5 as the favorite this season. They are still looking for their first win as the underdog, as they are 0-1 in that spot so far.

When the Tampa Bay Rays win, they tend to do so by a comfortable margin, as their average run differential in victories is +2.6. However, when they lose, it’s usually by a wide margin, as their average run differential in defeats is -5.2. Overall, Tampa Bay is 6-8 against the run line this season, including a 3-5 mark at home and a 3-3 mark on the road. As the favorite, the Rays are 6-7 against the run line, while as the underdog, they are 0-1.

With an Over/Under line of 7.5 runs, the Tampa Bay Rays have had just two of their last ten games go over that number. Their games have averaged 8.9 runs per game this season, and their O/U record is 7-7. The Rays have had an average O/U line of 9 runs this season, and 85.7% of their games have had higher lines than today’s 7.5-run total.

Ryan Pepiot Gets The Start For The Rays

Coming off a tough loss in his first start of the season, Ryan Pepiot will be on the mound for the Rays as they host the Giants. In his first start, Pepiot took the loss against the Rangers, going 5 2/3 innings and giving up 6 runs. However, he bounced back in his last start, picking up the win vs. the Rockies, striking out 11 in 6 innings of work.

Rays Offense Breakdown

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Our player projections for the Rays today have Yandy Díaz as our top projected hitter in terms of total hits. His total hits projection is 6th best in the league today. If you’re looking for a Rays player to hit a home run, we have Isaac Paredes with the best odds on the team and 7th best in the league today. Jose Siri is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projections.


Giants vs Rays Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Giants vs. Rays matchup is to take the Giants on the money line, with the payout currently sitting at -111. We actually have the Giants winning this one by a score of 6-5.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Logan Webb going eight innings for the Giants and Ryan Pepiot going just five for the Rays. Offensively, the Giants are actually our top pick to have the most strikeouts today, and they also have the best projected home run numbers.

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