Tampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins 08/14/2021 MLB Results, Odds and Predictions
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Tampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins 08/14/2021 – The Tampa Bay Rays continue to hold their dominance and they wish to keep it that way. They will be battling the Minnesota Twins for the second time in this visit at the Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota this coming Saturday, August 14. The game will be starting at exactly 7:10 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be aired live by BSN. MLB.TV will also have the same feed available for their online live streaming audience to enjoy. The Tampa Bay Rays showed why they are one of the best teams in the league and according to MLB odds, they will win another game over the Minnesota Twins.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins 08/14/2021
Tampa Bay Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays are now on top of the entire American League with their record of 71-45 and you have to look at the National League for another team that can top their record as they trail the San Francisco Giants by four games. They are on back-to-back wins and have lost only once in the last seven games. Their most recent win was against the Minnesota Twins on the road, 10-4. Kevin Kiemaier led the team with 3 RBIs while six other players scored one RBI each. Shane McClanahan was the team’s top pitcher as he had a total of six strikeouts in just below six innings.
Players to watch: Austin Meadows DH (GP 106, AB 397, R 64, H 94, 2B 25, 3B 1, HR 21, RBI 77, TB 184, BB 49, SO 101, SB 3, AVG 0.237, OBP 0.325, SLG 0.463, OPS 0.788, WAR 1.7), Randy Arozarena LF (GP 101, AB 388, R 67, H 105, 2B 22, 3B 2, HR 16, RBI 52, TB 179, BB 38, SO 119, SB 11, AVG 0.271, OBP 0.346, SLG 0.461, OPS 0.808, WAR 2.8).
The Minnesota Twins are now the fourth-worst team in the American League and they are just above the Kansas City Royals, Texas Rangers and Baltimore Orioles. Their current record is now at 50-66 and they are six games behind the Detroit Tigers. After winning back-to-back games against the Chicago White Sox at home, this team scored only four RBIs in their loss against the Tampa Bay Rays. Brent Rooker and Miguel Sano split the four RBIs to two each, to sum up the entire offense of the Twins. Miguel Pineda was the team’s main pitcher and he was able to give up two home runs in just two innings.
Players to watch: Jorge Polanco SS (GP 107, AB 409, R 69, H 112, 2B 23, 3B 2, HR 21, RBI 62, TB 202, BB 35, SO 74, SB 9, AVG 0.274, OBP 0.334, SLG 0.494, OPS 0.828, WAR 3.9), Andrelton Simmons SS (GP 95, AB 312, R 32, H 68, 2B 9, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 24, TB 86, BB 27, SO 50, SB 1, AVG 0.218, OBP 0.284, SLG 0.276, OPS 0.56, WAR 1.1).
Tampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins Betting Numbers
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay’s last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games against Tampa Bay.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins Betting Picks
The Tampa Bay Rays dominated their first encounter with the Minnesota Twins on the road and it is forecasted by the best online sportsbook that the results for this next match will be very much similar.
Prediction: 9-3, Rays wins.