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Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 09/01/2021 Game Analysis, Baseball Tips and Forecast
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Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 09/01/2021 – Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida will play host to the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays as they enter their third game of a four-game series. The Red Sox are struggling to get past the Bay Rays and they hope for a rebound in this game. Tampa Bay continues to dominate their opponents at the top of the AL East Division. The Bay Rays are all set to extend their victory ahead of the Yankees in second place. The baseball betting stats are intact for the Bay Rays in their past few games. However, the Red Sox seems to hold the key to success in this one.
Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 09/01/2021
Boston Red Sox
The Boston Red Sox made things worse after dropping their first two games against the Bay Rays. The Red Sox are now 75-59 with their overall record and are a couple of games behind the Yankees. Boston gave up a total of eight runs in their last game and scored just five in return. Chris Sale will get the ball tonight as their starter in this game. Sale is holding a 3-0 record on the season with a decent ERA of 2.35 and 21 Ks in total. Xander Bogaerts continues to lead the Red Sox in batting alongside Rafael Devers.
Players to watch: Rafael Devers 3B (GP 127, AB 477, R 82, H 131, 2B 34, 3B 1, HR 32, RBI 96, TB 263, BB 52, SO 113, SB 4, AVG 0.275, OBP 0.349, SLG 0.551, OPS 0.901, WAR 3.6), J.D. Martinez LF (GP 122, AB 474, R 80, H 135, 2B 34, 3B 3, HR 24, RBI 83, TB 247, BB 46, SO 124, SB 0, AVG 0.285, OBP 0.348, SLG 0.521, OPS 0.869, WAR 2.7).
Tampa Bay Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays set the standards high after winning consecutive games on the season. The Bay Rays have a neat chance of clinching the AL East Division title. Tampa Bay is all set to reach the postseason with their incredible record. Drew Rasmussen will be sent to the mound here as their starter in this game. The righty is 5-1 with an ERA of 3.09, 11 BBs, and 33 Ks in total. The Bay Rays will need more support since Chris Sale has a better pitching chance with a good ERA. Randy Arozarena, Brandon Lowe, and Austin Meadows continue to dominate at-bats.
Players to watch: Austin Meadows DH (GP 120, AB 444, R 68, H 104, 2B 27, 3B 2, HR 22, RBI 92, TB 201, BB 55, SO 111, SB 3, AVG 0.234, OBP 0.322, SLG 0.453, OPS 0.774, WAR 1.8), Brandon Lowe 2B (GP 123, AB 438, R 81, H 103, 2B 25, 3B 0, HR 31, RBI 78, TB 221, BB 61, SO 143, SB 6, AVG 0.235, OBP 0.339, SLG 0.505, OPS 0.844, WAR 3.4).
Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers
Boston Red Sox
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Boston’s last 10 games.
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay are 9-0 SU in their last 9 games.
Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks
The baseball best predictions have shifted focus to the Red Sox to strike back and win this game. Boston is not an easy team to defeat and they are all set to fight back for their second position. Take the Red Sox to secure a victory here.
Score Prediction: Red Sox 6, Bay Rays 2.