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Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/17/2021 Baseball Tips, Forecast and Analysis
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Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/17/2021 – The MLB picks and parlays have predicted the Tampa Bay Rays to continue their success and win this game against the Orioles. Tampa Bay remains at the top of the AL East with one of the best records of the season. The Baltimore Orioles are just the opposite while they sit at the bottom of the list. The Bay Rays are three-plus games ahead of the Red Sox and they enter this game with a winning record. Baltimore will remain on the road to take out the Bay Rays in their second game of a four-game series from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/17/2021
The Baltimore Orioles have made things worse after their last unsuccessful attempt against the Bay Rays. The Orioles struggled from the mound after giving up nine runs and scoring just two. Baltimore won a total of 38 games on the season and dropped 79 in return. The Orioles are way behind the Blue Jays at the fourth. John Means will get the ball as their starter against the Bay Rays. Means is holding a 5-4 record on the season with an ERA of 3.21, 87 Ks, and 15 BBs in total. Cedric Mullins, Trey Mancini, and Ryan Mountcastle remain the bright spots on the plate.
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 4.7), 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
The Bay Rays have set the standards high in the AL East Division with an incredible 72-47 record on the season. Tampa Bay has one of the top batting units that has helped them come a long way this season. The Bay Rays will turn Drew Rasmussen to the mound as their starting pitcher. The righty is holding a 0-1 record with an ERA of 3.81, 29 Ks, and nine BBs in total. Randy Arozarena, Brandon Lowe, and Austin Meadows remain the top hitters from the plate. Tampa broke their two-game losing skid after their last success.
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 3).
Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Baltimore’s last 12 games.
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Tampa Bay’s last 10 games.
Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks
The latest MLB bets have predicted Tampa to take out the Orioles with ease. Tampa has a better pitching unit with good support from the plate. The Orioles are a lost cause and the odds to win looks impossible.
Score Prediction: Bay Rays 9, Orioles 3.