Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 08/11/2021 Forecast, Analysis and Odds
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Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 08/11/2021 – The Tampa Bay Rays will enter their second game against the Boston Red Sox from Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Tampa Bay has been successful in their series opener and is now a major threat to the Red Sox. The Bay Rays continue to dominate the AL East Division play with their impressive overall performance. The top online sportsbook picks have been flourishing online as these teams continue their battle. Boston will try to rebound in this game, but getting back on top seems to be a challenge with Tampa fighting hard.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 08/11/2021
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay Rays have extended their success after winning 69 games and dropping 44 in return. The Bay Rays are holding the second-best record on the season behind the Giants. Tampa Bay is now four-plus games ahead of the Red Sox. Last night, they went deep from the plate with eight runs and restricted the Red Sox to just four. The Bay Rays will enter this game riding a five-game winning streak. Tampa holds the fourth rank in their scoring offense with an average of 5.09 runs per game.
Players to watch: Austin Meadows DH (GP 103, AB 385, R 62, H 93, 2B 25, 3B 1, HR 21, RBI 77, TB 183, BB 47, SO 99, SB 3, AVG 0.242, OBP 0.328, SLG 0.475, OPS 0.803, WAR 1.8), 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 2.9).
Boston Red Sox
The Boston Red Sox are struggling to make it past the Bay Rays and they might remain at the second spot for the next few days. Boston will need to win as much as possible, but the Bay Rays will also need to lose for the Red Sox to get on top. Boston is holding the fourth spot in batting with an average of .257. The Red Sox are touching an average of 4.83 runs per game. Rafael Devers is the leader in batting with an average of .285 and a team-high of 27 home runs. Xander Bogaerts is the other notable player from the plate.
Players to watch: J.D. Martinez LF (GP 106, AB 407, R 71, H 118, 2B 30, 3B 3, HR 21, RBI 71, TB 217, BB 42, SO 103, SB 0, AVG 0.29, OBP 0.355, SLG 0.533, OPS 0.888, WAR 2.9), Rafael Devers 3B (GP 108, AB 404, R 71, H 115, 2B 29, 3B 1, HR 27, RBI 82, TB 227, BB 44, SO 104, SB 3, AVG 0.285, OBP 0.359, SLG 0.562, OPS 0.921, WAR 3.8).
Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Betting Numbers
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games.
Boston Red Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Boston’s last 19 games.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Betting Picks
Tampa Bay Rays will not give up their position to the Red Sox. The Bay Rays are all set to clinch the division title and reach the postseason with ease. Back the Bay Rays to win with the best baseball betting strategy in their favor.
Score Prediction: Bay Rays 5, Red Sox 4.