Tampa Bay Rays vs Atlanta Braves 07/16/2021 Predictions, Preview and Spread
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Tampa Bay Rays vs Atlanta Braves 07/16/2021 – The Tampa Bay Rays and Atlanta Braves will open a three-game series from Truist Park in Cumberland, Georgia. The Bay Rays look to continue their winning streak before the All-Star break against the Blue Jays. Tampa Bay is holding the second spot in the AL East Division behind the Red Sox. The Atlanta Braves are behind the Phillies in the third spot in the NL East Division. The Braves are ahead of the Nationals and the Marlins. The mlb betting predictions are up and running as these teams enter their second half of the season.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Atlanta Braves 07/16/2021
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay Rays won a total of 53 games in their first half of the season after dropping 37 in return. The Bay Rays are two-plus games behind the Red Sox at the top. Manual Margot is the leader in batting with an average of .252. When it comes to home runs, Brandon Lowe is the leader with 21. Austin Meadows is the leader in RBIs with 58. The Bay Rays are yet to announce their starting pitcher in this game against the Braves.
Players to watch: R. Arozarena LF (GP 82, AB 315, R 52, H 79, 2B 15, 3B 1, HR 10, RBI 41, TB 126, BB 34, SO 96, SB 11, AVG 0.251, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.4, OPS 0.733, WAR 1.8), A. Meadows DH (GP 84, AB 312, R 51, H 75, 2B 23, 3B 1, HR 16, RBI 58, TB 148, BB 41, SO 85, SB 3, AVG 0.24, OBP 0.334, SLG 0.474, OPS 0.809, WAR 1.7).
The Atlanta Braves have won a total of 44 games and dropped 45 in return. The Braves are ahead of the Nationals by two games. Atlanta has Ozzie Albies as their leader in batting with an average of .262. Albies is also the leader in RBIs with 61. The home run leader with 19 and hits leader with 90 is Freddie Freeman. Atlanta has smashed a total of 123 home runs on the season. The Braves are yet to reveal their starter in this game against the Bay Rays.
Players to watch: O. Albies 2B (GP 87, AB 336, R 53, H 88, 2B 25, 3B 5, HR 15, RBI 61, TB 168, BB 29, SO 66, SB 13, AVG 0.262, OBP 0.323, SLG 0.5, OPS 0.823, WAR 2.1), D. Swanson SS (GP 89, AB 329, R 40, H 80, 2B 20, 3B 2, HR 15, RBI 40, TB 149, BB 26, SO 102, SB 6, AVG 0.243, OBP 0.302, SLG 0.453, OPS 0.755, WAR 0.7).
Tampa Bay Rays vs Atlanta Braves Betting Numbers
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 7 games.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Atlanta Braves Betting Picks
The sports betting website has predicted the Bay Rays to win this game and cover the spread. Tampa has a strong batting unit that is more powerful than the Braves. Back the Bay Rays to take on the Braves with an easy victory.
Score Prediction: Bay Rays 5, Braves 2.