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Tampa Bay Rays vs Houston Astros 09/29/2021 Betting Predictions, Game Analysis and Picks
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Tampa Bay Rays vs Houston Astros 09/29/2021 –The Tampa Bay Rays are left with a series of games against tough opponents. The Bay Rays will need to defeat the Astros and then take on the Yankees as they conclude this regular season. Tampa Bay has been impressive as they dominate the AL East ahead of the Yankees. Houston Astros remain at the top of the AL West Division play but they are yet to seal the division title. The Astros are four-plus games ahead of the Mariner. The top MLB picks are in favor of the Astros to continue their success against the Bay Rays.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Houston Astros 09/29/2021
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay Rays have won a total of 97 games and dropped 60 in return. The Bay Rays have already clinched the AL East Division title and they are all set to make it to the playoffs. Tampa Bay lost their series opener against the Astros with a final score of 4-3. Tampa is yet to reveal their starting pitcher for this game. Randy Arozarena remains the leader in batting with 139 hits and an average of .273. When it comes to home runs, Brandon Lowe is the leader with 34 while Austin Meadows is the leader in RBIs with 103.
Players to watch: Brandon Lowe 2B (GP 144, AB 514, R 90, H 123, 2B 29, 3B 0, HR 34, RBI 88, TB 254, BB 67, SO 162, SB 7, AVG 0.239, OBP 0.336, SLG 0.494, OPS 0.83, WAR 4), Randy Arozarena LF (GP 136, AB 510, R 90, H 139, 2B 31, 3B 3, HR 19, RBI 68, TB 233, BB 52, SO 160, SB 16, AVG 0.273, OBP 0.353, SLG 0.457, OPS 0.81, WAR 3.8).
The Astros are all set to turn in Luis Garcia to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding an 11-7 record on the season with an ERA of 3.23, 161 Ks, and 48 BBs in total. Yuli Gurriel is the leader in batting with an average of .317 and 163 hits. Yordan Alvarez smashed 32 home runs and 101 RBIs in total. The Astros broke their four-game losing streak last night and their case for the division title continues with the Mariners right behind at second place.
Players to watch: Jose Altuve 2B (GP 140, AB 580, R 113, H 160, 2B 30, 3B 1, HR 30, RBI 81, TB 282, BB 66, SO 90, SB 5, AVG 0.276, OBP 0.351, SLG 0.486, OPS 0.837, WAR 4.3), Carlos Correa SS (GP 143, AB 539, R 100, H 150, 2B 34, 3B 1, HR 24, RBI 88, TB 258, BB 73, SO 114, SB 0, AVG 0.278, OBP 0.364, SLG 0.479, OPS 0.843, WAR 6.8).
Tampa Bay Rays vs Houston Astros Betting Numbers
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Houston Astros Betting Picks
Houston has a stronger pitcher to support their batting squad in this game. The baseball betting trends are slanting towards the Astros to win this game and cover the spread with a decent score.
Score Prediction: Astros 8, Bay Rays 3.