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Tampa Bay Rays vs Cleveland Indians 07/23/2021 Game Analysis, Baseball Tips and Forecast
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Tampa Bay Rays vs Cleveland Indians 07/23/2021 – Tampa Bay Rays and Cleveland Indians will enter their second game of a four-game series from Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The Bay Rays are keen on making it past the Red Sox as they remain at the second spot by just one game behind. Tampa Bay is all set to make it to the postseason as the Yankees are way behind at the third. Cleveland Indians are holding the second spot in the AL Central Division play and are 10 games behind the White Sox. The experts betting on baseball look forward to the teams as they continue their exciting series.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Cleveland Indians 07/23/2021
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay Rays have won a total of 58 games on the season after dropping 39 in return. The Bay Rays smashed five runs from the plate and restricted the Indians to four. Austin Meadows went deep from the plate and smashed two runs putting the Bay Rays to win two straight games. Randy Arozarena is the leader in batting with a clip of .256. The home run leader with 21 is Brandon Lowe. Rich Hill will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Hill is holding a 6-4 record on the season with an ERA of 3.87.
Players to watch: R. Arozarena LF (GP 88, AB 336, R 56, H 86, 2B 17, 3B 1, HR 13, RBI 45, TB 144, BB 35, SO 101, SB 11, AVG 0.256, OBP 0.335, SLG 0.429, OPS 0.764, WAR 2.1), A. Meadows DH (GP 90, AB 333, R 54, H 80, 2B 23, 3B 1, HR 16, RBI 65, TB 153, BB 42, SO 89, SB 3, AVG 0.24, OBP 0.33, SLG 0.459, OPS 0.789, WAR 1.5).
Cleveland Indians will try to rebound from their last defeat by turning in Zach Plesac to the mound as their starter. The righty is holding a 5-3 record on the season with an ERA of 4.19 and 45 Ks in total. Amed Rosario is the leader in batting with an average of .265 and 85 hits. Jose Ramirez is the home run leader with 19 and RBI leader with 52. Cleveland will need to step on their offensive play if they need to get past the Bay Rays in this game.
Players to watch: C. Hernandez 2B (GP 90, AB 354, R 55, H 80, 2B 16, 3B 2, HR 16, RBI 43, TB 148, BB 35, SO 89, SB 0, AVG 0.226, OBP 0.302, SLG 0.418, OPS 0.72, WAR 0.6), A. Rosario SS (GP 86, AB 321, R 42, H 85, 2B 12, 3B 4, HR 5, RBI 27, TB 120, BB 18, SO 70, SB 9, AVG 0.265, OBP 0.307, SLG 0.374, OPS 0.681, WAR 0.3).
Tampa Bay Rays vs Cleveland Indians Betting Numbers
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 6 games.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Cleveland Indians Betting Picks
The best sportsbook is in favor of the Bay Ryas to win this game and cover the spread. Cleveland Indians were unable to do much against the Bay Rays and the odds are against the Indians to win this game.
Score Prediction: Bay Rays 6, Indians 3.