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Minnesota Twins vs Tampa Bay Rays 09/04/2021 Baseball Tips, Forecast and Analysis
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Minnesota Twins vs Tampa Bay Rays 09/04/2021 – The Minnesota Twins and Tampa Bay Rays will enter their second game of a three-game series from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Twins have no chance of making it to the playoffs as they remain at the bottom of the AL Central Division play. Tampa Bay Rays are just the opposite as they sit at the top of the AL East Division. The Bay Rays hold the second-best record in the majors alongside the Dodgers. The MLB best betting websites have all the odds and lines available online as these teams continue their battle.
Minnesota Twins vs Tampa Bay Rays 09/04/2021
The Minnesota Twins won a total of 58 games and dropped 76 in return. The Twins are behind the Royals and they will enter this game with a losing record. Minnesota gave up five runs to the Bay Rays and scored just three in return. The Twins are hoping for a chance as they turn in Andrew Albers to the mound as their starting pitcher. The southpaw is holding a 1-0 record on the season with an ERA of 0.96 and 6 Ks. Jorge Polanco is the leader in batting with an average of .272. Polanco is the home run leader with 24 and RBI leader with 78.
Players to watch: Jorge Polanco SS (GP 124, AB 478, R 79, H 130, 2B 27, 3B 2, HR 24, RBI 78, TB 233, BB 40, SO 91, SB 10, AVG 0.272, OBP 0.331, SLG 0.487, OPS 0.818, WAR 4.3), Miguel Sano 1B (GP 107, AB 372, R 55, H 81, 2B 19, 3B 0, HR 23, RBI 61, TB 169, BB 47, SO 146, SB 2, AVG 0.218, OBP 0.306, SLG 0.454, OPS 0.761, WAR 1).
Tampa Bay Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays have sent the standards high in the AL East Division with a solid 85-50 record on the season. The Bay Rays are now seven games ahead of the Yankees. Tampa Bay is all set to clinch the division title and they broke their two-game losing streak. The Bay Rays will turn in Chris Archer to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 0-1 record on the season with an ERA of 4.35, 16 Ks, and 3 BBs. Randy Arozarena is the leader in batting with an average of .270.
Players to watch: Brandon Lowe 2B (GP 126, AB 448, R 81, H 103, 2B 25, 3B 0, HR 31, RBI 78, TB 221, BB 61, SO 149, SB 6, AVG 0.23, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.493, OPS 0.826, WAR 3), Austin Meadows DH (GP 121, AB 448, R 69, H 105, 2B 27, 3B 2, HR 22, RBI 93, TB 202, BB 55, SO 111, SB 3, AVG 0.234, OBP 0.321, SLG 0.451, OPS 0.772, WAR 1.7).
Minnesota Twins vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 5 games.
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games.
Minnesota Twins vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks
The Minnesota Twins are no match for the Bay Rays, especially with Archer on the mound. The Bay Rays have won Archer’s last two starts and he’s all set to hit the mound after his injury. The online sportsbook predictions are intact for the Bay Rays to win.
Score Prediction: Bay Rays 7, Twins 3.