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Houston Astros vs Tampa Bay Rays 10/16/2020 Baseball Betting, Tips and Forecast

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Houston Astros vs Tampa Bay Rays 10162020 Baseball Betting, Tips and Forecast

Houston Astros vs Tampa Bay Rays 10/16/2020 – Houston Astros and Tampa Bay Rays will enter their game six of the ALCS round as they square-off from Petco Park in San Diego, California. The Astros managed to strike back once again and they are all set to build on their two-game winning streak. Houston lost the first three games in the best of seven series, but they are now 2-3 with the Bay Rays. Tampa still holds the upper hand as they won an extra game against Houston. The Bay Rays need to win just one game to make it to the World Series. The baseball betting picks and predictions have been flourishing as these two teams clash in an entertaining game.

Houston Astros vs Tampa Bay Rays 10/16/2020

When: Friday, October 16, 6:07 PM ET
Where: Petco Park, San Diego, California
Stream: SofaScore

Houston Astros

Houston Astros bounced back well after their defeat against Tampa Bay. They won the fourth game with a 4-3 final score. Last night, Houston repeated the same and defeated the Bay Rays with 5-4 final score. Michael Brantley contributed two RBIs and one hit while Luis Garcia surrendered two runs in two innings with one strikeout. Houston will deliver Framber Valdez to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Valdez held a 5-3 record with an ERA of 3.57. Houston will still need proper support from the plate to get past the Bay Rays.

Players to watch: G. Springer CF (GP 10 AB 45 R 6 H 13 2B 1 3B 0 HR 3 RBI 7 TB 23 BB 1 SO 11 SB 0 AVG 0.289 OBP 0.319 SLG 0.511 OPS 0.83 WAR 0), M. Brantley DH (GP 10 AB 41 R 9 H 14 2B 2 3B 0 HR 3 RBI 8 TB 25 BB 4 SO 6 SB 1 AVG 0.341 OBP 0.413 SLG 0.61 OPS 1.023 WAR 0).

Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay Rays almost got past the Astros, but they failed to control in the ninth inning. The Bay Rays are not an easy team to defeat and they are all set to rebound from their two-game losing streak. Tampa Bay had John Curtiss on the mound as their starter. Curtiss struggled as he gave up one home run in just one plus innings. The Bay Rays are turning towards their favorite Blake Snell as their starting pitcher in this game. Snell held a 4-2 record on the season with an ERA of 3.24. Snell has a 2-1 record in the postseason.

Players to watch: R. Arozarena LF (GP 11 AB 43 R 12 H 19 2B 3 3B 1 HR 5 RBI 7 TB 39 BB 3 SO 12 SB 0 AVG 0.442 OBP 0.489 SLG 0.907 OPS 1.396 WAR 0), B. Lowe 2B (GP 11 AB 40 R 1 H 3 2B 0 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 1 TB 3 BB 4 SO 14 SB 0 AVG 0.075 OBP 0.159 SLG 0.075 OPS 0.234 WAR 0).

Houston Astros vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks

Betting websites have been up and running with all the picks and a prediction of this game. Houston might have bounced back, but the Bay Rays will not leave it to the last game. Back Tampa Bay to win this game and get to the World Series.

Score Prediction: Tampa Bay Rays 6, Houston Astros 4.