Today’s AL matchup between the Texas Rangers and Tampa Bay Rays is set to take place at 1:10 PM ET at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL. The pitching matchup for this one will feature Nathan Eovaldi for the Rangers taking on Aaron Civale for the Rays.

As of now, the Rays are favored to win this one with a money line payout of -122 compared to +101 for the Rangers. The over/under line for the game is currently set at 8 runs.

TEXAS RANGERS VS TAMPA BAY RAYS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Texas Rangers Moneyline +101

This game will be played at Tropicana Field at 1:10 ET on Wednesday, April 3rd.

HOW TO BET THE RANGERS VS RAYS:

  • We have the Rangers winning by a score of 5 to 4
  • If you’re looking for a run line pick, we also like the Rangers to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 9 runs and like the over

The Rays took down the Rangers by a score of 5-2 in the last game of this series. Heading into the game, the Rays were the favorite at -157 on the money line. Tampa Bay’s offense got going in the 5th inning, scoring four runs, while the Rangers made things interesting with runs in the 7th and 9th innings.

Zach Eflin got the win for the Rays, going 6 1/3 innings and giving up just one earned run. He outdueled Andrew Heaney, who also gave up one earned run but went just 4 2/3 innings. Heaney finished with seven strikeouts, while Eflin struck out five Texas hitters.

Isaac Paredes was the only player in the game to homer, but he made it count, driving in three runs. Harold Ramirez also went deep for the Rays, while Jonah Heim and Jared Walsh each drove in two runs for the Rangers.

Rangers Records & Stats

Nathan Eovaldi is set to take the mound for the Texas Rangers as they face the Tampa Bay Rays on the road. Eovaldi’s last start came against the Cubs, where he went six innings, allowing two earned runs on four hits and one walk. He did not factor into the decision in that outing.

For the Rangers, we have Wyatt Langford as our top projected hitter in terms of total hits, with his projection being 12th best in the league today. Corey Seager has the 2nd best total hits projection on the team and his total hits projection is 14th best in the league today. Adolis García has the best home run projection on the team and the 2nd best in the league today.

Rays Records & Stats

Aaron Civale will be on the mound for the Tampa Bay Rays as they take on the Texas Rangers at home. Civale started the season strong, picking up a win in his first outing against the Blue Jays. In that game, he went six innings, allowing just one earned run on four hits.

For the Rays, we have Yandy Díaz as our top projected hitter in terms of total hits, with his projection 13th best in the league today. As far as home runs go, Jose Siri has the top odds to go deep for the Rays, with his projection 10th best in the league. Brandon Lowe has the top home run projection on the team, coming in 10th in the league. Harold Ramírez has the 2nd best total hits projection on the team and 22nd in the league, while Isaac Paredes has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run for the Rays.