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Tampa Bay Rays vs Atlanta Braves 07/29/2020 MLB Predictions, Previews and Betting Spread

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Tampa Bay Rays vs Atlanta Braves 07-29-2020 MLB Predictions Previews and Betting Spread

Tampa Bay Rays vs Atlanta Braves 07/29/2020 – Atlanta will continue their play in the second game of a three-game series against Tampa Bay Rays from Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia. The Braves are holding a 2-3 record and are sitting at the third spot in the NL East division. Tampa Bay, on the other hand, is topping the AL East division with a neat 4-1 record. The Bay Rays are already a threat to other teams in their league, but the Yankees had their series canceled and they still have a long way to go. Atlanta will need more focus on their pitching unit, especially after their last defeat against the Rays. The mlb betting over under picks is available online for this entertaining game.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Atlanta Braves 07/29/2020

When: Wednesday, July 29, 7:10 PM ET
Where: Truist Park, Atlanta, Georgia
TV: FSSE
Stream: SofaScore

Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay Rays have been promising right from the start, except for their single loss against Toronto Blue Jays in their very first game. They are on a hot four-game winning streak and they are all set to continue their success with Charlie Morton on the mound as their starter. Morton struggled to get past the Blue Jays in their opening game, but the Rays seem to have other plans. Tampa Bay has a decent batting unit that has helped them score a decent number this year. In their opening game against Atlanta, they smashed 14 runs to victory.

Players to watch: Y. Tsutsugo LF (GP5 AB17 R3 H4 2B0 3B0 HR1 RBI5 TB7 BB2 SO3 SB0 AVG0.235 OBP0.35 SLG0.412 OPS0.762 WAR0), K. Kiermaier CF (GP5 AB17 R2 H3 2B0 3B1 HR0 RBI3 TB5 BB1 SO3 SB1 AVG0.176 OBP0.222 SLG0.294 OPS0.516 WAR0).

Atlanta Braves

Atlanta Braves lost their series opener against Tampa with a final score of 5-2. Ozzie Albies contributed a two for four with one RBI from the plate. The other RBI came in from Marcell Ozuna while Austin Jackson went two for three with a double. Dansby Swanson was able to get a base hit. Starting pitcher Kyle Wright suffered the loss with his two-plus innings. Wright took out three opponents and surrendered four hits and five runs. Atlanta will turn in Mike Soroka as their starting pitcher in this game as they hope to make a difference. Soroka has three strikeouts this year and his first appearance against the Bay Rays.

Players to watch: O. Albies 2B (GP5 AB23 R4 H5 2B2 3B0 HR1 RBI4 TB10 BB0 SO5 SB0 AVG0.217 OBP0.217 SLG0.435 OPS0.652 WAR0), R. Acuna Jr. CF (GP5 AB21 R3 H3 2B1 3B0 HR0 RBI0 TB4 BB2 SO12 SB0 AVG0.143 OBP0.217 SLG0.19 OPS0.408 WAR0).

Tampa Bay Rays vs Atlanta Braves Betting Numbers

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Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Rays are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
Rays are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Atlanta.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Tampa Bay’s last 11 games against an opponent in the National League.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Tampa Bay’s last 12 games against an opponent in the National League East Division division.

Atlanta Braves

Braves are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Atlanta’s last 20 games against Tampa Bay.
Atlanta is 14-6 SU in their last 20 games at home.
Braves are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 6 games against an opponent in the American League East Division.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Atlanta Braves Betting Picks

Morton has not been perfect this season, but he’s too bad either with his overall pitching. Tampa Bay will still need support from the plate to back up Morton in this game as mlb betting continues to take its course.

Score Prediction: Tampa Bay Rays 4, Atlanta Braves 1.