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Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles 08/08/2021 Spread, Game Analysis and Baseball Tips
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Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles 08/08/2021 – The Tampa Bay Rays have won the last two games against the Baltimore Orioles and they are looking to sweep before moving on to the next opponent. This game will be held at the Oriole Park at the Camden Yards located in Baltimore, Maryland this coming Sunday, August 8. The first pitch happens at 1:05 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown live on television at MASN2. MLB.TV will also have the same feed and will have it available for their online live stream subscribers. With the way the Tampa Bay Rays have been outplaying the Baltimore Orioles, they are still the favored team in MLB betting tips to win.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles 08/08/2021
Tampa Bay Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays have been on top of the American League standings and they showcased why they are by winning back-to-back games against the Baltimore Orioles. This team is now on a three-game winning streak and carries a 67-44 record. They are just one game ahead of the Houston Astros and a victory will give them more cushion. They dominated the Orioles last game, 12-3, and thanks to a five-RBI eighth inning, the game was already out of reach. Brandon Lowe led the Rays with 5 RBIs while Nelson Cruz contributed 2. Pitcher Shane McClanahan had a total of eight strikeouts in seven innings.
Players to watch: Randy Arozarena LF (GP 99, AB 380, R 66, H 102, 2B 20, 3B 2, HR 16, RBI 52, TB 174, BB 37, SO 115, SB 11, AVG 0.268, OBP 0.344, SLG 0.458, OPS 0.802, WAR 3), Austin Meadows DH (GP 101, AB 376, R 61, H 91, 2B 24, 3B 1, HR 20, RBI 76, TB 177, BB 46, SO 98, SB 3, AVG 0.242, OBP 0.329, SLG 0.471, OPS 0.799, WAR 1.6).
The Baltimore Orioles continue to dwindle at the bottom of the American League standings with their record at 38-71. They are now on a four-game losing streak and are about to be swept at home by the AL-leading team Tampa Bay Rays. They were able to score only three RBIs during the last game and Cedric Mullins had two of them. Spenser Watkins pitched six innings and had only four strikeouts but gave up two home runs. Reliever Cesar Valdez had a tough day as he gave up two home runs in less than one inning. The four-game losing streak made the Texas Rangers overtake them as the worst team in the AL.
Players to watch: Cedric Mullins CF (GP 106, AB 408, R 62, H 131, 2B 28, 3B 4, HR 18, RBI 37, TB 221, BB 38, SO 83, SB 21, AVG 0.321, OBP 0.383, SLG 0.542, OPS 0.925, WAR 4.3), Trey Mancini RF (GP 104, AB 398, R 59, H 103, 2B 25, 3B 1, HR 19, RBI 60, TB 187, BB 36, SO 102, SB 0, AVG 0.259, OBP 0.327, SLG 0.47, OPS 0.797, WAR 1).
Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles Betting Numbers
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay’s last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore’s last 5 games.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles Betting Picks
The first game had a six-point margin victory for the Tampa Bay Rays and the second was nine. This is going to be another blowout loss for the Baltimore Orioles as seen in the top online sportsbook.
Prediction: 10-4, Rays win.