Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles 08/26/2020 Forecast, Analysis and Results
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Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles 08/26/2020 – A three-game series will continue to take its course as Tampa Bay Rays square-off against Baltimore Orioles for their second game at Tropicana Field in Saint Petersburg, Florida. The short 2020 MLB season has been full of surprises this year with the mlb betting lines up and running on every game. Tampa Bay was not productive at the start as they trailed the Yankees and the Orioles for a few weeks. It was not long as the Bay Rays bounced back from all the defeat and they now sit at the top spot in the AL East division. Tampa has a four-game lead against the Yankees in the second position. As for the Baltimore Orioles, they did show some skill at the beginning, but they failed to remain at the second spot and are now sitting at the fourth ahead of Boston Red Sox.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles 08/26/2020
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay Rays are currently holding a 20-11 record on the season. The Orioles are six games ahead of Baltimore Orioles and they enter this game after splitting their four-game series against Toronto Blue Jays. Tampa secured the top spot after sweeping the New York Yankees in all three games. In their opening game against Baltimore, Tampa smashed four runs to victory and restricted the Orioles to just two. Starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow earned the victory after throwing seven innings and surrendering two runs with 13 strikeouts. The Bay Rays are yet to announce their starting pitcher for their second game against Baltimore.
Players to watch: Brandon Lowe 2B (GP30 AB105 R25 H31 2B7 3B2 HR9 RBI25 TB69 BB15 SO28 SB0 AVG.295 OBP.393 SLG.657 OPS1.051 WAR0), Hunter Renfroe RF (GP24 AB76 R10 H13 2B4 3B0 HR5 RBI7 TB32 BB8 SO20 SB0 AVG.171 OBP0.247 SLG.421 OPS .668 WAR0).
Baltimore Orioles are holding a 14-15 record on the season and they are trailing Toronto Blue Jays by half game. The Orioles are four games ahead of the Boston Red Sox in the last spot. Baltimore has shown some decent potential this year when compared to last. The Orioles are not far behind as the Yankees hold a 16-9 record in the second spot. After their defeat against Tampa in their last outing, Baltimore dropped below the .500 mark. From the plate, Renato Nunez smashed his sixth homer in a losing effort. The Orioles are all set to turn in Asher Wojciechowski as their starting pitcher in this game. Wojciechowski is holding a 1-3 record on the season with an ERA of 4.84.
Players to watch: Anthony Santander RF (GP29 AB119 R21 H33 2B11 3B1 HR10 RBI27 TB76 BB7 SO20 SB1 AVG.311 OBP.336 SLG.462 OPS.798 WAR0), Renato Nunez 1B (GP28 AB110 R18 H32 2B7 3B0 HR6 RBI6 TB57 BB9 SO36 SB0 AVG.291 OBP0.347 SLG.518 OPS .865 WAR0).
Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles Betting Numbers
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay are 14-3 SU in their last 17 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore’s last 6 games.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles Betting Picks
Tampa Bay Rays have been promising with their strong performance. The Bay Rays are holding the ninth rank in offense and third in runs scored. Tampa will take out the Orioles in this game and build on a winning streak with all the baseball odds on their side.
Score Prediction: Tampa Bay Rays 5, Baltimore Orioles 3.