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Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 10/10/2021 American League Division Series Game 3 Best Preview
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Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 10/10/2021 – The Boston Red Sox will return home for their third game against Tampa Bay Rays in their best-of-five series at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. The Red Sox won their second game as predicted and they look forward to another victory at home. Tampa Bay was helpless against the Red Sox and both teams needed to win two of their three remaining games on the series. Tampa Bay will try to rebound in this game but the Red Sox will hold the upper hand at home. The MLB playoffs predictions are in favor of Boston to build on their success and win this game.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 10/10/2021
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay Rays have been on top of the AL East but the Red Sox are not an easy team to defeat. Tampa’s pitching unit failed to make it past the Red Sox last night when they gave up 14 runs from the plate. The Bay Rays struggled from the plate and squandered an early lead. Drew Rasmussen will get the ball in this game as their starting pitcher. Rasmussen has 10 starts with a 4-1 record and an ERA of 2.84. With 73 Ks in 76 innings, the Bay Rays will need that extra support from the plate if they want to win this game.
Players to watch: Wander Franco SS (GP 2, AB 9, R 2, H 4, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 1, TB 6, BB 0, SO 2, SB 0, AVG 0.444, OBP 0.444, SLG 0.667, OPS 1.111, WAR 0), Brandon Lowe 2B (GP 2, AB 8, R 0, H 0, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 0, TB 0, BB 0, SO 3, SB 0, AVG 0, OBP 0, SLG 0, OPS 0, WAR 0).
Boston Red Sox
Boston humiliated the Bay Rays in their last game when they smashed back-to-back home runs. The Red Sox proved their powerful offense and are all set to extend their victory at home. Boston will turn to Nathan Eovaldi as their starter in this game. With 32 starts on the regular season. Eovaldi is holding an 11-9 record with an ERA of 3.75 and 195 Ks in a span of 182 plus innings. Boston’s offense was the key to their success in their last game. Starting pitcher Chris Sale was unable to last long with five earned in just one inning.
Players to watch: Alex Verdugo LF (GP 3, AB 13, R 2, H 6, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 5, TB 10, BB 0, SO 1, SB 0, AVG 0.462, OBP 0.462, SLG 0.769, OPS 1.231, WAR 0), Enrique Hernández CF (GP 3, AB 13, R 4, H 6, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 3, TB 12, BB 1, SO 1, SB 0, AVG 0.462, OBP 0.5, SLG 0.923, OPS 1.423, WAR 0).
Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Betting Numbers
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tampa Bay’s last 9 games.
Boston Red Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston’s last 11 games.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Betting Picks
Boston has the advantage at home and Eovaldi took out the Yankees in his last start. Back the Red Sox to build on their success and win this game against the Bay Rays. The best playoff baseball bets are in favor of the Red Sox to win this game.
Score Prediction: Red Sox 5, Bay Rays 3.