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Tampa Bay Rays vs Cleveland Indians 07/24/2021 Spread, Game Analysis and Baseball Tips
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Tampa Bay Rays vs Cleveland Indians 07/24/2021 – Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio will play host to the Tampa Bay Rays and Cleveland Indians as they enter their third game of a four-game series. The Bay Rays are doing their best to keep pace with the Red Sox at the top of the AL East. Tampa Bay is sitting at the second position and they enter this game with a winning record. The top online sportsbook has been in favor of the Rays in the past few games. Cleveland Indians are still at the second spot in the AL Central and are way behind the White Sox at the top.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Cleveland Indians 07/24/2021
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay Rays are keen on getting past the Red Sox as they remain just one game behind. The Bay Rays have won a total of 59 games and dropped 39 in return. Tampa is 20 games behind the .500 mark. The Bay Rays are nine games ahead of the Yankees and are coming off an impressive victory. Tampa Bay smashed 10 runs in their last game and restricted the Indians to just five. Rich Hill will take the mound of this game as their starter. The southpaw is holding a 6-4 record on the season with an ERA of 3.86.
Players to watch: Randy Arozarena LF (GP 90, AB 346, R 59, H 88, 2B 17, 3B 1, HR 13, RBI 46, TB 146, BB 35, SO 103, SB 11, AVG 0.254, OBP 0.332, SLG 0.422, OPS 0.754, WAR 2), Austin Meadows DH (GP 92, AB 340, R 54, H 82, 2B 23, 3B 1, HR 16, RBI 66, TB 155, BB 44, SO 91, SB 3, AVG 0.241, OBP 0.332, SLG 0.456, OPS 0.788, WAR 1.5).
Cleveland Indians were helpless from the plate after surrendering 15 runs in their last two games. The Indians dropped their series opener with a final score of 5-4. Cleveland won a total of 48 and gave up 47 games in return. Cleveland is currently in a tough spot as the Tigers are right behind at the third. The Indians will turn to J.C. Mejia as their starting pitcher in this game. The righty is holding a 1-5 record on the season with an ERA of 7.53 with 35 Ks and 13 BBs in total.
Players to watch: Cesar Hernandez 2B (GP 92, AB 362, R 57, H 82, 2B 16, 3B 2, HR 16, RBI 43, TB 150, BB 37, SO 89, SB 0, AVG 0.227, OBP 0.304, SLG 0.414, OPS 0.719, WAR 0.6), Amed Rosario SS (GP 89, AB 330, R 43, H 86, 2B 12, 3B 4, HR 5, RBI 27, TB 121, BB 19, SO 73, SB 9, AVG 0.261, OBP 0.304, SLG 0.367, OPS 0.671, WAR 0.3).
Tampa Bay Rays vs Cleveland Indians Betting Numbers
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay’s last 8 games.
Cleveland are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Cleveland Indians Betting Picks
The baseball betting predictions remain in favor of the Bay Rays to build on their success. Cleveland is no match for a tough Tampa offensive unit. Tampa will do their best to take out the Red Sox in the AL East.
Score Prediction: Bay Rays 7, Indians 5.