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Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/16/2021 Baseball Tips, Forecast and Analysis
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Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/16/2021 – An unbalanced AL East Division play is all set to get underway as the Baltimore Orioles take the road to square off against the Tampa Bay Rays. The Orioles have never progressed for the last position in the AL East Division play. The Bay Rays are just the opposite as they dominate the division with one of the best records on the top. Tampa Bay has all the latest betting trends in their favor and is all set to take out the Orioles in this opening game of a four-game series. Despite their last two defeats, the Bay Rays remain at the top of the list.
Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/16/2021
The Baltimore Orioles are riding a terrible 12-game losing streak. Making it to the postseason is impossible for the Orioles this year. Baltimore will need to work on bringing in some new players to strengthen their squad. The Orioles won a total of 38 games and dropped 78 in return and are now the second-worst team in the majors behind the Diamondbacks. Matt Harvey will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty has a 6-11 record with an ERA of 6.10 and a total of 78 Ks with 32 BBs.
Players to watch: Cedric Mullins CF (GP 113, AB 437, R 67, H 139, 2B 29, 3B 4, HR 20, RBI 40, TB 236, BB 41, SO 89, SB 22, AVG 0.318, OBP 0.382, SLG 0.54, OPS 0.922, WAR 4.8), Trey Mancini RF (GP 112, AB 430, R 60, H 109, 2B 25, 3B 1, HR 20, RBI 61, TB 196, BB 37, SO 109, SB 0, AVG 0.253, OBP 0.319, SLG 0.456, OPS 0.775, WAR 0.9).
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay Rays have won a total of 71 games and dropped 47 in return. The Bay Rays are now two-plus games ahead of the Red Sox at the top. The last two games turned out to be a disaster for Tampa after losing both to the Twins. Tampa’s pitching unit was helpless while they gave up a total of 17 runs in two games. The Bay Rays have a great opportunity to rebound against a weak Baltimore squad. Ryan Yarbrough will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding a 6-4 record on the season with an ERA of 4.76.
Players to watch: Austin Meadows DH (GP 108, AB 403, R 65, H 94, 2B 25, 3B 1, HR 21, RBI 77, TB 184, BB 51, SO 101, SB 3, AVG 0.233, OBP 0.323, SLG 0.457, OPS 0.78, WAR 1.7), Randy Arozarena LF (GP 104, AB 399, R 68, H 109, 2B 23, 3B 2, HR 16, RBI 54, TB 184, BB 40, SO 123, SB 11, AVG 0.273, OBP 0.35, SLG 0.461, OPS 0.811, WAR 2.9).
Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore’s last 5 games.
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay’s last 9 games.
Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks
Watch out for Tampa Bay to rebound and make it past the Orioles with ease. The mlb spread betting websites have clearly predicted the Bay Rays to win this game and cover the spread. As for Baltimore, they can only hope for a better season next year.