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Cleveland Indians vs Tampa Bay Rays 07/05/2021 Previews, Spread and Game Analysis
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Cleveland Indians vs Tampa Bay Rays 07/05/2021 – On Monday, Cleveland Indians and Tampa Bay Rays are all set to open a three-game series from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Indians entered this game holding a 42-39 record while they remained at the second spot in the AL Central Division play. The Tampa Bay Rays have secured the second position in the AL East Division with a 48-36 record. Both teams are trying to make it past their top opponent in their division play. The spread betting picks for baseball have all the details about this exciting game available online.
Cleveland Indians vs Tampa Bay Rays 07/05/2021
Cleveland Indians are in desperate need of a victory as they enter this game riding a six-game losing streak. The Indians were swept by the Astros in their last series with a 0-4 record. Last night they gave up four runs to Houston and scored just three in return. Cleveland has Jose Ramirez as their leader in batting with an average of .265. Ramirez is also the leader in home runs with 18 and RBIs with 50. Logan Allen will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding an ERA of 8.38 with a 1-5 record on the season.
Players to watch: C. Hernandez 2B (GP 79, AB 309, R 49, H 68, 2B 12, 3B 2, HR 14, RBI 34, TB 126, BB 33, SO 76, SB 0, AVG 0.22, OBP 0.301, SLG 0.408, OPS 0.708, WAR 0.3), E. Rosario LF (GP 77, AB 282, R 29, H 72, 2B 15, 3B 1, HR 7, RBI 46, TB 110, BB 17, SO 47, SB 9, AVG 0.255, OBP 0.297, SLG 0.39, OPS 0.687, WAR 0.4).
Tampa Bay Ray
The Tampa Bay Rays will look forward to continuing their success after defeating the Blue Jays in their last game. Tampa Bay smashed five runs from the plate and gave up just one in return. However, the Bay Rays lost their first game with an 11-1 final score and the second game with a 6-3 final score. Joey Wendle is the leading batsman with an average of .275. The home run leader with 18 is Mike Zunino and the RBI leader with 54 is Austin Meadows. Rich Hill will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Hill is holding a 6-3 record on the season with an ERA of 3.70.
Players to watch: R. Arozarena LF (GP 78, AB 301, R 50, H 76, 2B 14, 3B 1, HR 10, RBI 40, TB 122, BB 32, SO 92, SB 11, AVG 0.252, OBP 0.334, SLG 0.405, OPS 0.74, WAR 2.1), A. Meadows DH (GP 78, AB 293, R 48, H 71, 2B 23, 3B 1, HR 16, RBI 56, TB 144, BB 37, SO 84, SB 2, AVG 0.242, OBP 0.331, SLG 0.491, OPS 0.823, WAR 1.4).
Cleveland Indians vs Tampa Bay Ray Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland’s last 9 games.
Tampa Bay Ray
Tampa Bay is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
Cleveland Indians vs Tampa Bay Ray Betting Picks
Both teams have been struggling off late to make it past their opponents. The Bay Rays were unable to get past the Blue Jays and the Indians were in desperate need of a victory. The best baseball bookmaker has predicted the Bay Rays to win this game against the Indians.
Score Prediction: Bay Rays 5, Indians 2.