Atlanta Braves vs Tampa Bay Rays 07/28/2020 MLB Predictions, Previews and Spread
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Atlanta Braves vs Tampa Bay Rays 07/28/2020 – Atlanta Braves will try to bounce back after their terrible defeat against Tampa Bay Rays in their opening game of a four-game series. The Braves will continue to take on Tampa at Tropicana Field in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Atlanta defeated New York Mets in their last series with a 2-1 record and they are now sitting at the second spot behind Miami Marlins in the NL East. Tampa Bay was successful against Toronto Blue Jays in their last season with a 2-1 record. The Blue Jays are now at the top of the AL East as they enter this game with a three-game winning streak. Fans are able to watch baseball online streaming live at SofaScore.
Atlanta Braves vs Tampa Bay Rays 07/28/2020
The team surrendered too much against Tampa when they failed from the pitching end. The Atlanta Braves gave up 14 runs to the Bay Rays and were restricted to just five. Dansby Swanson did his best for the team in the past few games and has taken the lead with seven RBIs and six hits. Atlanta scored well against the New York Mets and in their last four games they have scored a total of 24 runs. Hence, it’s the pitching that seems to be the problem at the moment for the Braves. On Tuesday, Kyle Wright will be delivered to the mound as their starter. Wright had only 18 strikeouts last season with a 0-3 record.
Players to watch: R. Acuna Jr. CF (GP4 AB19 R3 H3 2B1 3B0 HR0 RBI0 TB4 BB0 SO11 SB0 AVG0.158 OBP0.158 SLG0.211 OPS0.368 WAR0), O. Albies 2B (GP4 AB19 R4 H3 2B2 3B0 HR1 RBI3 TB8 BB0 SO3 SB0 AVG0.158 OBP0.158 SLG0.421 OPS0.579 WAR0).
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay Rays are enjoying their season for now, except that their opening game against Toronto did not go well. Tampa has done better from the plate when compared to the number of runs scored. The Blue Jays have scored 24 runs, but they did it in their last three games. The Bay Rays clinched the Wild Card spot in 2019 and this year they want more than that. On an average per game, Tampa is scoring seven runs. Brandon Lowe has taken the lead with seven hits and five RBIs for his team. Jose Martinez and Willy Adames are the other notable players. Yonny Chirinos will take the mound as the starting pitcher against Atlanta. Chirinos held a 9-5 record with 114 strikeouts last year.
Players to watch: K. Kiermaier CF (GP4 AB15 R1 H2 2B0 3B1 HR0 RBI3 TB4 BB0 SO3 SB0 AVG0.133 OBP0.133 SLG0.267 OPS0.4 WAR0), B. Lowe 2B (GP4 AB14 R3 H7 2B3 3B2 HR0 RBI5 TB14 BB2 SO5 SB0 AVG0.5 OBP0.563 SLG1 OPS1.563 WAR0).
Atlanta Braves vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 6 games.
Tampa Bay Rays
Rays are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
Atlanta Braves vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks
Since baseball betting over under rules is available online, bettors have found it easy to understand betting trends. Atlanta Braves are away from the odds again as their pitching unit will not save them in this game.
Score Prediction: Tampa Bay Rays 4, Atlanta Braves 1.