Cleveland Indians vs Tampa Bay Rays 07/07/2021 Odds, Picks and Predictions
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Cleveland Indians vs Tampa Bay Rays 07/07/2021 – Cleveland Indians and Tampa Bay Rays are coming off an exciting series opener last night. The mlb betting odds were in favor of the Bay Rays last night and they look forward to continuing their success. The Indians will try to rebound as they take on the Bay Rays in their second game of a three-game series. Cleveland is remaining at the second spot in the AL Central Division behind the White Sox. The Bay Rays are trailing the Red Sox at the second spot in the AL East. Both teams are way ahead of their opponent in the third position.
Cleveland Indians vs Tampa Bay Rays 07/07/2021
Cleveland Indians are now two games ahead of the .500 mark and are eight games behind the White Sox. The Indians will need to rebound from their defeat as the Tigers seem to be catching up with a 39-47 record. Cleveland is holding a 42-40 record on the season. Last night, they went deep from the plate with eight runs but the Bay Rays smashed nine in return. Logan Allen lasted for three-plus innings and gave up seven hits with five earned runs. The Indians are yet to announce their starting pitcher for this game.
Players to watch: C. Hernandez 2B (GP 80, AB 314, R 51, H 70, 2B 12, 3B 2, HR 14, RBI 35, TB 128, BB 33, SO 77, SB 0, AVG 0.223, OBP 0.302, SLG 0.408, OPS 0.71, WAR 0.6), E. Rosario LF (GP 78, AB 283, R 29, H 72, 2B 15, 3B 1, HR 7, RBI 46, TB 110, BB 17, SO 47, SB 9, AVG 0.254, OBP 0.296, SLG 0.389, OPS 0.685, WAR 0.5).
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay Rays and the offense were impressive with their performance last night. The Bay Rays are holding a 49-36 record on the season and are five games behind the Red Sox. Tampa Bay is way ahead of the Blue Jays. Tampa recorded 14 hits in their game against Cleveland. Rich Hill tossed in three-plus innings and gave up three hits with one earned. The Bay Rays are all set to deliver Michael Wacha as their starter in this game. Wacha has an ERA of 5.26 with 44 Ks in a span of 51 plus innings.
Players to watch: R. Arozarena LF (GP 79, AB 306, R 51, H 77, 2B 14, 3B 1, HR 10, RBI 40, TB 123, BB 32, SO 92, SB 11, AVG 0.252, OBP 0.332, SLG 0.402, OPS 0.734, WAR 1.8), A. Meadows DH (GP 79, AB 297, R 48, H 72, 2B 23, 3B 1, HR 16, RBI 56, TB 145, BB 38, SO 84, SB 2, AVG 0.242, OBP 0.332, SLG 0.488, OPS 0.821, WAR 1.5).
Cleveland Indians vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Cleveland’s last 10 games.
Tampa Bay Rays
Rays are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
Cleveland Indians vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks
The top online sportsbook has predicted the Bay Rays to build on their winning streak with the help of Wacha on the mound. Tampa has a solid batting unit that will support Wacha to get past the Indians.
Score Prediction: Bay Rays 6, Indians 4.