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 Rays and Rockies will wrap up their series after the Rays took down the Rockies in the previous game by a score of 8-6. Despite being out-hit by the Rockies, the Rays’ offense did enough damage to come away with the win.

Tampa Bay’s offense got things going early, scoring one run in the 1st inning, while the Rockies didn’t get on the board until the 2nd. The Rockies also had a two-run 8th inning, but the Rays put the game away with five runs in the 8th.

Isaac Paredes, Harold Ramirez, and Ben Rortvedt each drove in two runs for the Rays, while the Rockies got home runs from Brenton Doyle, Michael Toglia, and Ryan McMahon. Garrett Cleavinger got the win out of the bullpen for Tampa Bay, and Colin Poche picked up the save. Jalen Beeks took the loss for Colorado.

Ryan Pepiot Gets The Start For The Rays

Ryan Pepiot is taking the mound for the Rays today against the Rockies. He is coming off a start against the Rangers in which he took the loss, going 5 2/3 innings and giving up 6 runs on 4 hits. However, he did strike out 3 batters.

Rays Offense Breakdown

For the Rays, we have Yandy Díaz as our top projected hitter in terms of total hits, with his projection being the 5th best in the league today. Harold Ramírez has the 2nd highest total hits projection on the team and 10th in the league. If you’re looking for a Rays player to hit a home run, we have Jose Siri with the best odds on the team and 8th best in the league. Isaac Paredes has the 2nd best home run projection on the team.

Dakota Hudson Gets The Start For The Rockies

Coming off a loss in his first start of the season, Dakota Hudson will be on the mound for the Rockies today against the Rays. Hudson’s first start was on the road against the Cubs, where he went 5 1/3 innings, giving up 3 runs and striking out 2.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

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For the Rockies, we have Kris Bryant with the highest home run projection on the team, and 15th best in the league today. Charlie Blackmon has the 16th best hits projection in the league, and his home run projection is 18th in the league. Elias Diaz has the 2nd best home run projection on the team, and Ryan McMahon’s home run projection is 16th in the league. Nolan Jones has the best home run projection on the team, and his home run projection is 15th in the league.


Rays vs Rockies Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Rays vs. Rockies game is that the Rays will pick up a 5-4 road win. With the money line payout being -157, this is the bet we recommend making.

If you’re looking for a parlay option, you could look to pair a Rays win with some MLB player prop bets. Looking at today’s starters, Dakota Hudson is projected to finish with four strikeouts, while Ryan Pepiot is projected to finish with five.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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