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Tampa Bay Rays vs. San Francisco Giants

April 13, 2024

The San Francisco Giants (5-9) and Tampa Bay Rays (8-6) will compete in game two of their three-game series on Saturday, April 13 at 4:10 PM ET at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. This matchup is a toss up, as both teams feature a moneyline at -110.

San Francisco Giants Betting Preview

The Giants are 2-3 in their last five games and went 1-2 in their previous series against the Washington Nationals. This gave them bad momentum tk start this series against the Rays, which ended 2-1 in game one.

Logan Webb (0-1) gets the start on the mound for game two and features an ERA at 4.86. He also has a WHIP at 1.56 and has 16.2 innings pitched under his belt so far this season.

Their offense shined through Michael Conforto who has three home runs, 11 RBIs, and a batting average at .300 this season. He also has an on base percentage at .352 and a slugging percentage at .560.

The Giants have a batting average at .234, but allow their opponents to average .258. This is a slightly negative ratio you do not want to have all season. Their team’s ERA comes in at 4.88, which is a bit high and will affect their chances at success.

Tampa Bay Rays Betting Preview

The Rays have won four out of their last five games and are currently on a three-game winning streak. After having a successful 2-1 series against the Los Angeles Angels, their momentum carried over to a game one victory.

Ryan Pepiot is 1-1 so far on the mound this season and will be getting the start here. He currently has an ERA at 4.64 and a WHIP at 0.94 in 11.2 innings pitched thus far. He has a great opportunity to help them succeed if he can slow down the Giants’ offense.

Jose Caballero has a batting average at .341, a .364 on base percentage, and a .488 slugging percentage that makes him a dangerous opponent to face at the plate. He will need to remain dominant for their chances at success.

The Rays showcase a betting average at .248 and allow their opponents to put up .252. This is solid, as they are essentially evening out their chances at the plate.

Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick

MyBookie offers great MLB odds, especially for this matchup. As both teams are favored to win, this makes it interesting to see who has the edge here.

The Rays winning game one pushed their positive momentum and win streak heading into game two. They also have slightly better stats, arguably have a better pitcher on the mound for this matchup, and are at home. Look for the Rays to find success for game two.

Final Pick: Tampa Bay Rays -110