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Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/18/2021 Baseball Tips, Forecast and Analysis
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Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/18/2021 – The Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays are all set to enter their third game of a four-game series from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Bay Rays are making perfect use against the struggling Orioles. Tampa Bay is sitting at the top of the AL East Division play but they have a new competitor on their trail. The Yankees are right behind the Bay Rays and they need to be more consistent in their success. The online MLB picks and parlays have predicted the Bay Rays to continue their success against Baltimore.
Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/18/2021
The Baltimore Orioles are one of the worst teams on the season after dropping 80 games and winning just 38 in return. The Orioles are way behind the Blue Jays and they enter this game with a terrible loss. Baltimore gave up 10 runs to the Bay Rays in their last game and scored nothing in return. In their last two games, they have given up a total of 19 runs. Spenser Watkins will be sent to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Watkins is holding a 2-4 record on the season with an ERA of 5.25.
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 done their best and are now one step ahead of the opponents in the AL East. The Bay Rays have one of the best offensive units to back their pitching staff. Randy Arozarena, Brandon Lowe, and Austin Meadows are the leaders in batting. Tampa will turn in Shane McClanahan as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding a 7-4 record on the season with an ERA of 3.73 and 105 Ks in total. The Bay Rays are all set to take out the Orioles once more with the help of McClanahan.
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 9 of Baltimore’s last 13 games.
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Tampa Bay’s last 11 games.
Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks
The recent betting trends remain in favor of the Bay Rays to win this game and cover the spread. Tampa Bay is just a few steps away from clinching the division title and punching their ticket to the wild card round.
Score Prediction: Bay Rays 8, Orioles 2.