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Oakland Athletics vs Tampa Bay Rays 04/29/2021 Baseball Previews, Spread and Game Analysis
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Oakland Athletics vs Tampa Bay Rays 04/29/2021 – It’s time for an AL Division play to get underway as Oakland Athletics take on Tampa Bay Rays in their final game of a four-game series. Both teams will square off from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Athletics are still at the top of the AL West Division play with a 15-10 record on the season. The Tampa Bay Rays have progressed to the second spot in the AL East Division play and they look forward to building on their two-game winning streak. The baseball predictions today have turned towards the Athletics to win this game and rebound from their last defeat.
Oakland Athletics vs Tampa Bay Rays 04/29/2021
The Oakland Athletics broke their winning streak after dropping their last two games against the Bay Rays. Oakland did well to make up for all their loss and they are still sitting at the top. Last night, Oakland gave up two runs and was unable to score against the Bay Ray. Starting pitcher Cole Irvin played up to two runs and took out eight opponent hitters. Chris Bassitt will get the ball tonight as their starter against Tampa. Bassitt is holding a 2-2 record on the season with an ERA of 4.13. The Athletics were successful with Bassitt in his last three starts.
Players to watch: M. Canha LF (GP 23, AB 84, R 23, H 21, 2B 3, 3B 1, HR 3, RBI 7, TB 35, BB 14, SO 23, SB 4, AVG 0.25, OBP 0.394, SLG 0.417, OPS 0.811, WAR 0), R. Laureano CF (GP 21, AB 83, R 13, H 18, 2B 3, 3B 2, HR 3, RBI 8, TB 34, BB 5, SO 21, SB 8, AVG 0.217, OBP 0.286, SLG 0.41, OPS 0.695, WAR 0).
Tampa Bay Rays
The Bay Rays were to rebound from their defeat in the AL East. Tampa Bay is now holding a 13-12 record on the season and they continue to trail the Boston Red Sox. The Bay Rays are ahead of the Blue Jays in the third. Tampa was successful with the help of Tyler Glasnow on the mound as their starter. Mike Zunino contributed a solo home run during the fifth inning while Manuel Margot scored a single. Shane McClanahan will take the mound as their starter in this game against the Athletics.
Players to watch: R. Arozarena LF (GP 22, AB 86, R 13, H 26, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 11, TB 39, BB 6, SO 31, SB 2, AVG 0.302, OBP 0.362, SLG 0.453, OPS 0.815, WAR 0), B. Lowe 2B (GP 22, AB 81, R 9, H 13, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 10, TB 25, BB 11, SO 27, SB 0, AVG 0.16, OBP 0.277, SLG 0.309, OPS 0.585, WAR 0).
Oakland Athletics vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland’s last 6 games.
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games.
Oakland Athletics vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks
The Athletics will rebound from their defeat with the help of Bassitt on the mound. Oakland has a strong pitcher in this game. Whereas, the Bay Rays have a new starter that might not be the perfect match for Oakland’s bats. The baseball online betting website is in support of the Athletics to win and cover.
Score Prediction: Athletics 5, Bay Rays 3.