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Tampa Bay Rays vs Atlanta Braves 07/30/2020 MLB Previews, Spread and Game Analysis
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Tampa Bay Rays vs Atlanta Braves 07/30/2020 – On Thursday, Atlanta Braves and Tampa Bay Rays will play their final game of a four-game series that will continue to take place at Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta declined in their first two games against Tampa but bounced back in the third. The Braves are currently holding a 3-3 record and are sitting at the second spot alongside New York Mets. As for Tampa, they are 4-2 in the second spot of the AL East division. This is an important game for both teams not only to secure a series win but to retain their position. The mlb betting picks are up with their odds and predictions while the Bay Rays try to bounce back.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Atlanta Braves 07/30/2020
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay has been successful this year despite their two defeats. They are way ahead of Baltimore, Toronto and Boston. Tampa Bay Rays lost control from the pitching end in their last game as Charlie Morton surrendered six hits and two runs in a span of five innings. Morton took out seven opponent hitters while Oliver Drake struggled through the loss as the relief pitcher. The Bay Rays will turn towards Ryan Yarabrough to take the mound this season. Yarabrough will make his second appearance in his career against the Atlanta Braves. Tampa will still need to keep their bats intact against the Braves pitching unit.
Players to watch: B. Lowe 2B (GP6 AB22 R4 H7 2B3 3B2 HR0 RBI5 TB14 BB3 SO9 SB0 AVG0.318 OBP0.4 SLG0.636 OPS1.036 WAR0), Y. Tsutsugo LF (GP6 AB21 R3 H5 2B0 3B0 HR1 RBI5 TB8 BB2 SO5 SB0 AVG0.238 OBP0.333 SLG0.381 OPS0.714 WAR0).
It was crucial for Atlanta to defeat Tampa Bay to reach the .500 mark. The Braves went deep from the plate by smashing seven runs and restricting Tampa to just four. From the plate, it was Freddie Freeman that went deep with four for five and a homer. Freeman also contributed three RBIs and a double. Dansby Swanson was the other player to contribute from the plate alongside Travis d’Arnaud and Ozzie Albies. From the pitching end, Mike Soroka scored two runs and four hits by taking out five opponent hitters in a span of five-plus innings. Atlanta will turn in Max Fried to the mound as their starting pitcher against the Bay Rays.
Players to watch: O. Albies 2B (GP6 AB28 R4 H6 2B2 3B0 HR1 RBI5 TB11 BB0 SO8 SB0 AVG0.214 OBP0.214 SLG0.393 OPS0.607 WAR0), R. Acuna Jr. CF (GP6 AB24 R4 H4 2B1 3B0 HR0 RBI0 TB5 BB3 SO13 SB0 AVG0.167 OBP0.286 SLG0.208 OPS0.494 WAR0).
Tampa Bay Rays vs Atlanta Braves Betting Numbers
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 5 games against Tampa Bay.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Atlanta Braves Betting Picks
The mlb betting odds are on both sides for this game, but the Bay Rays will triumph with a low scoring success against the Braves. Back Tampa to win this series and increase their overall record.
Score Prediction: Tampa Bay Rays 4, Atlanta Braves 2.