Tampa Bay Rays vs Colorado Rockies MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Tampa Bay Rays vs Colorado Rockies Prediction 4/7/2024

The Tampa Bay Rays (4-5) travel to face off against the Colorado Rockies (2-7) on Sunday, April 7th. This game will be played at Coors Field in Denver and televised on None. The Rays are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Rockies are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Rockies. First pitch is set for 3:10 ET.

Rays vs Rockies

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The last game of this series between the Rays and Rockies featured a lot of offense, as the two teams combined for 14 runs. Tampa Bay came out on top by a score of 8-6. Despite being outhit 11-9, the Rays were able to take advantage of their opportunities.

Isaac Paredes, Harold Ramirez, and Ben Rortvedt each drove in two runs for the Rays, while Yandy Diaz also drove in a pair of runs. On the other side, the Rockies hit three home runs, but it wasn’t enough to keep up with the Rays’ offense.

Tyler Alexander got the start for Tampa Bay and gave up four earned runs in 4 1/3 innings of work. Garrett Cleavinger got the win out of the bullpen, and Colin Poche picked up the save. Jalen Beeks took the loss for the Rockies.

Ryan Pepiot Gets The Start For The Rays

Getting the start for the Rays in their matchup against the Rockies is Ryan Pepiot. He is coming off of a loss in his first start of the season, where he went 5 2/3 innings and gave up 6 runs on 4 strikeouts. He did give up a home run in that outing.

Rays Offense Breakdown

For the Rays, we have Yandy Díaz as our top projected hitter in terms of total hits, as his projection is 5th best in the league today. Jose Siri has the highest home run projection on the team, and 8th best in the league. Harold Ramírez has the 10th best total hits projection in the league, and his home run projection is 21st best today. Brandon Lowe’s home run projection is the best on the team and 8th best in the league. Isaac Paredes has the 2nd best home run projection on the team, and 9th best in the league.

Dakota Hudson Gets The Start For The Rockies

Dakota Hudson will be making his second start of the season for the Rockies, and he will be at home against the Rays. Hudson’s first start was on the road against the Cubs, and he took the loss, giving up 3 runs in 5 and 1/3 innings of work.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

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If you’re looking at some Rockies players to potentially have a big game, we have Kris Bryant with the highest home run projection on the team and Elias Díaz with the 2nd highest. Nolan Jones also has a top-15 home run projection league-wide. Charlie Blackmon has the highest total hits projection on the team and Brendan Rodgers has the 2nd best. Ryan McMahon has the 2nd best home run projection on the team.


Rays vs Rockies Prediction


Our prediction for this Rays vs. Rockies matchup is that the Rays will pick up the win by a score of 5-4. With the money line payout for a Rays win sitting at -157, this is the way we recommend playing this one.

Looking at some potential player props, we have Ryan Pepiot finishing with five strikeouts, which would have him ranked 18th among starters. As for Dakota Hudson, his projections have him finishing with four strikeouts, which would have him ranked as the third worst among starters.

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