- The MLB Spring Training schedule is off and running, and betting odds are available for games like the Tampa Bay Rays (-115) against the Boston Red Sox (-105).
- Other top teams in action Tuesday include the New York Yankees (-150) vs. the Baltimore Orioles (+125), the Atlanta Braves (-130) taking on the Minnesota Twins (+110), and the Los Angeles Dodgers (-130) against the San Francisco Giants (+105).
SARASOTA, Fla – The calendar has officially turned to March, meaning the return of the MLB season is just weeks away.
Baseball fans and bettors know that this time of the year means that the best in the game report to their teams for the annual round of Spring Training.
Taking place in the Grapefruit League in Florida and the Cactus League in Arizona, Spring Training is a time for teams to figure out what their rosters and gameplan will look like come opening day. While the games won’t have the same intensity as the regular season, they still offer a great way to bet on baseball before the official product is put on the shelves.
Some of the top teams in the game are in action Tuesday, with betting odds for all of the games available via the major online sportsbooks.
MLB Spring Training: Tampa Bay Rays vs. Boston Red Sox Odds – 1:05 p.m. EST
- Tampa Bay Rays -115
- Boston Red Sox -105
The defending AL Champion Tampa Bay Rays look to continue their success from last season despite losing some big names. With pitcher Blake Snell now a San Diego Padre, the Rays will look to Tyler Glasnow and others to fill in the gaps.
Luckily, they still have major power in the hitting department, with Randy Arozarena continuing his hot streak from the playoffs.
They face the Boston Red Sox, who are also retooling after a disappointing 2020 campaign. Both teams could have some major star power on the mound today, but with all Spring Training lineups, everything is subject to change.
MLB Spring Training New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles Odds – 1:05 p.m. EST
- New York Yankees -160
- Baltimore Orioles +145
The 27-time World Series Champion New York Yankees take the field Tuesday afternoon in Florida against the Baltimore Orioles.
The Yankees will see some of their biggest names on the field today, with Jordan Montgomery taking the mound in addition to Aaron Judge, DJ LeMahieu, and more in the lineup.
Monty on the mound in Sarasota.
Today’s game is scheduled to go 7 innings, pursuant to MLB rules. pic.twitter.com/qAYoUE4HAk
— New York Yankees (@Yankees) March 2, 2021
They will be taking on an Orioles team that is looking for any sort of consistency on both sides of the field this season. Spring Training is the perfect time for teams like Baltimore to figure out their biggest needs for the upcoming season.
MLB Spring Training Minnesota Twins vs. Atlanta Braves Odds – 1:05 p.m. EST
- Minnesota Twins +110
- Atlanta Braves -130
The NL East champion Atlanta Braves continue their preseason action Tuesday against the Minnesota Twins. The Braves will put young Ian Anderson on the mound today, who impressed last season as a rookie, leading the team to multiple wins in the playoffs.
The Braves will also see names like Marcel Ozuna, Travis d’Arnaud, and the Kung-Fu Panda himself Pablo Sandoval in the lineup Tuesday.
Those looking to bet on baseball should note that Spring Training games are as unpredictable as they come. With lineups subject to change at any time. Still- there is great value on the Braves Tuesday against a heavily understaffed Twins squad.
MLB Spring Training Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants Odds – 9:05 p.m. EST
- Los Angeles Dodgers -130
- San Francisco Giants +105
In a rare Spring Training nightcap from the Cactus League, the defending World Series Champion Los Angeles Dodgers face the San Francisco Giants.
The Dodgers saw their newest asset in Trevor Bauer hit the mound yesterday, throwing two scoreless innings in his debut in Dodger blue.
Curve so filthy can't help but stare. pic.twitter.com/AylF88PsTU
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) March 1, 2021
They take on a Giants team that is working out tons of new players, like Tommy La Stella at second base. Those looking to bet on the game tonight can find the Dodgers as the slight favorite in this late-night Spring Training offering.
Jimmy Reinman honed his skills across various mediums including print, radio, and broadcast before bringing his arsenal of knowledge to the team here at USAOnlineSportsbooks in 2020. When he’s not writing, you can find him in a state of focused stress on any College Football Saturday, or maniacally constructing NBA parlays on a cool spring evening.