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Chicago White Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/20/2021 Spread, Game Analysis and Baseball Tips

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Chicago White Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 08-20-2021 Spread Game Analysis and Baseball Tips

Chicago White Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/20/2021 – Two top teams from the AL Division are all set to battle in an exciting and important series from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. Chicago White Sox will take on the Tampa Bay Rays in their opening game of a three-game series. The White Sox are dominating the AL Central Division play and are all set to clinch the title. Tampa Bay is dominating the AL East Division while they remain at the top of the list. The USA baseball predictions are flourishing online as these teams square off in an entertaining game.

Chicago White Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/20/2021

When: Friday, August 20, 7:10 PM ET
Where: Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida
TV: BSSUN
Stream: MLB.TV

Chicago White Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/20/2021

Team RL TOTAL ML
Chicago White Sox -1.5 (+107) 4.5 o (-115) -147
Tampa Bay Rays +1.5 (-147) 4.5 u (-119) +110
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Chicago White Sox

The Chicago White Sox won a total of 71 games and dropped 51 in return. Chicago defeated the Athletics in their last series with a final record of 3-1. The White Sox dropped their last game with a 5-4 final score. Lucas Giolito will get the nod here as their starting pitcher. Giolito is holding a 9-9 record on the season with an ERA of 3.83 and 161 Ks in total. Tim Anderson is the leader in batting with an average of .300 while Jose Abreu is the home run leader with 25 and RBI leader with 89.

Players to watch: Tim Anderson SS (GP 103, AB 440, R 74, H 132, 2B 24, 3B 2, HR 13, RBI 49, TB 199, BB 18, SO 98, SB 17, AVG 0.3, OBP 0.328, SLG 0.452, OPS 0.781, WAR 3.5), Jose Abreu 1B (GP 115, AB 428, R 63, H 108, 2B 20, 3B 2, HR 25, RBI 89, TB 207, BB 43, SO 115, SB 1, AVG 0.252, OBP 0.335, SLG 0.484, OPS 0.819, WAR 2.3).

Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay Rays continue to build on their success and they remain the third-best team on the season. The Bay Rays won 75 and dropped 47 games in total. Tampa Bay is five games behind the Yankees at the top. The Bay Rays will turn in Michael Wacha to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 2-4 record on the season with an ERA of 5.91 and 76 Ks in total. Tampa Bay has some of the best offensive units that have helped them defeat most opponents. Randy Arozarena, Brandon Lowe, and Austin Meadows are powerful hitters.

Players to watch: Austin Meadows DH (GP 111, AB 413, R 65, H 96, 2B 26, 3B 2, HR 21, RBI 83, TB 189, BB 54, SO 103, SB 3, AVG 0.232, OBP 0.324, SLG 0.458, OPS 0.782, WAR 1.4), Randy Arozarena LF (GP 108, AB 411, R 70, H 115, 2B 24, 3B 2, HR 16, RBI 54, TB 191, BB 42, SO 128, SB 11, AVG 0.28, OBP 0.356, SLG 0.465, OPS 0.821, WAR 3.2).

Chicago White Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers

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Chicago White Sox

Chi White Sox are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against Tampa Bay.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi White Sox’s last 11 games on the road.
Chi White Sox are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi White Sox’s last 7 games against an opponent in the American League East Division division.
Chi White Sox are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games played on a Friday.

Tampa Bay Rays

The total has gone OVER in 10 of Tampa Bay’s last 13 games.
Tampa Bay are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Rays are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Tampa Bay are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 7 games this season.

Chicago White Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks

Out of the last 16 games against AL East opponents, the White Sox won 12. Chicago has been at the top of their performance right from the start of this season. The predictions for mlb today favor Chicago to win and cover the spread.