Atlanta Braves vs Tampa Bay Rays Prediction for March 10, 23
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- Mar 10, 2023, 1:46:26 AM
The Atlanta Braves are set to face the Tampa Bay Rays on March 10, 2023, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. The game is expected to be a close one, with the Rays being favored at -120.
The Atlanta Braves are off to a slow start this spring training, with a record of 4-6. They have struggled on the road, with a 2-4 record away from home. The team has been dealing with injuries, as Mike Soroka, Kyle Wright, and Kolby Allard are all out of the lineup. Despite these setbacks, the Braves have a strong offense, led by Matt Olson and Luke Raley, who have each hit three home runs and driven in a combined 17 runs. Max Fried has been the team's best pitcher, earning two wins and striking out nine batters while not allowing a single run.
Tampa Bay Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays have had a decent start to the spring training, with a record of 6-5. They have been solid at home, winning three out of five games. The team has also been dealing with injuries, as Shawn Armstrong and Taylor Walls are out, and Johan Lopez is suspended. The Rays have a powerful offense, led by Yandy Diaz, who has a .667 batting average and a 1.667 slugging percentage. The team has also hit 18 home runs, with Luke Raley driving in nine runs. Josh Fleming has been the team's best pitcher, earning one win and striking out one batter.
The betting trends for this matchup suggest that the game will be close. The over/under is set at 9 runs, with both the over and under being at -110. The moneyline is also close, with the Rays being favored at -120, while the Braves are at +100. The spread is set at -1.5 runs, with the Rays being favored at -170 and the Braves being at +150.
Based on the team analysis, betting trends, and public betting data, the Tampa Bay Rays are the favorites to win this matchup. While the Braves have a strong offense, the Rays have been more consistent and have a better overall record. The Rays also have a stronger pitching staff, with Josh Fleming being a solid starter. The Braves' injuries have also been a setback, with key players being out of the lineup. Our prediction is that the Tampa Bay Rays will win this matchup by a score of 5-3.
Pick: Tampa Bay Rays (-1.5)