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Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/31/2021 Spread, Game Analysis and Baseball Tips
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Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/31/2021 – The second game of a four-game series will take place from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida as the Boston Red Sox take on the Tampa Bay Rays. The MLB predictions are flourishing online as these AL East Division foes look forward to improving their record. The Tampa Bay Rays continue to dominate at the top of the list and they are all set to build on their success. The competition gets tougher for the Red Sox and they look forward to rebounding from their last defeat.
Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/31/2021
Boston Red Sox
The Boston Red Sox gave up a total of six runs last night when their pitching unit struggled to make ends meet. The Red Sox were unable to do much from their plate either as they scored just one run in return. Boston declined to 75-58 on the season as they continue to trail the Yankees at the second spot. Boston was once at the top of the AL East ahead of the Bay Rays and the Yankees. The Red Sox are yet to reveal their starting pitcher for this game against the Bay Rays.
Players to watch: Rafael Devers 3B (GP 126, AB 473, R 82, H 131, 2B 34, 3B 1, HR 32, RBI 96, TB 263, BB 52, SO 112, SB 4, AVG 0.277, OBP 0.352, SLG 0.556, OPS 0.908, WAR 3.5), J.D. Martinez LF (GP 122, AB 470, R 80, H 134, 2B 34, 3B 3, HR 24, RBI 83, TB 246, BB 46, SO 122, SB 0, AVG 0.285, OBP 0.349, SLG 0.523, OPS 0.872, WAR 2.7).
Tampa Bay Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays have taken things one step ahead after winning 83 games in total. The Bay Rays dropped 48 in return and are all set to build on their success. Tampa Bay has been dominating opponents with their powerful offensive play. The Bay Rays are strong and they have all that it takes to make it to the postseason with ease. Tampa Bay is yet to reveal their starting pitcher for this exciting and anticipated game against the Red Sox.
Players to watch: Austin Meadows DH (GP 119, AB 439, R 68, H 103, 2B 27, 3B 2, HR 22, RBI 91, TB 200, BB 55, SO 110, SB 3, AVG 0.235, OBP 0.323, SLG 0.456, OPS 0.778, WAR 1.7), Randy Arozarena LF (GP 115, AB 435, R 76, H 119, 2B 24, 3B 2, HR 17, RBI 58, TB 198, BB 44, SO 138, SB 12, AVG 0.274, OBP 0.351, SLG 0.455, OPS 0.806, WAR 2.9).
Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers
Boston Red Sox
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston’s last 9 games.
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games.
Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks
Tampa Bay has a better chance with this game due to their batting unit. The Bay Rays are equally strong with their pitching squad and the best baseball bets remain in their favor. Take the Bay Rays to secure an easy victory.
Score Prediction: Bay Rays 8, Red Sox 6.