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Tampa Bay Rays vs Seattle Mariners 06/18/2021 Forecast, Baseball Betting and Analysis
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Tampa Bay Rays vs Seattle Mariners 06/18/2021 – The Tampa Bay Rays will enter Game 2 against Seattle Mariners from T-Mobile Park in Seattle Washington. The Bay Rays are at the top of the AL East Division play with a 43-27 record. Tampa will look forward to rebounding from their last defeat. As for the Mariners, they continue to hold the third spot in the AL West Division play. Seattle is holding a 35-36 record on the season and they continue to trail the Houston Astros. The best gambling website for baseball has all the odds and lines available online as these teams continue their four-game series.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Seattle Mariners 06/18/2021
Tampa Bay Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays defeated most of their opponents but the Red Sox are right behind to get back their top spot. Tampa Bay dropped their series opener against the Mariners when they gave up six and scored just five runs last night. Against the White Sox in their last series, the Bay Rays had Yandy Diaz, Mike Zunino, and Kevin Kiermaier take the lead. Ryan Yarbrough gave up five earned with 10 hits in a span of six-plus innings. Yarbrough managed to strike out five opponents.
Players to watch: Randy Arozarena LF (GP 64, AB 251, R 44, H 66, 2B 12, 3B 1, HR 9, RBI 35, TB 107, BB 25, SO 80, SB 10, AVG 0.263, OBP 0.34, SLG 0.426, OPS 0.767, WAR 2.3), Austin Meadows DH (GP 64, AB 240, R 41, H 56, 2B 17, 3B 1, HR 15, RBI 50, TB 120, BB 34, SO 72, SB 2, AVG 0.233, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.5, OPS 0.833, WAR 1.3)
Seattle Mariners defeated the Minnesota Twins in their last series with a 2-1 final record. The Mariners did well the get past the Twins in their opening two games. Seattle is one game below the .500 mark and their biggest competition is getting past the Astros and the Athletics. Justus Sheffield seems to be the bright spot for the Mariners alongside Ty France and Shed Long Jr. The Mariners will need to work on their defensive end if they want to win this game.
Players to watch: Kyle Seager 3B (GP 70, AB 264, R 26, H 55, 2B 15, 3B 1, HR 13, RBI 40, TB 111, BB 22, SO 74, SB 2, AVG 0.208, OBP 0.274, SLG 0.42, OPS 0.694, WAR 0.9), Mitch Haniger RF (GP 65, AB 255, R 44, H 66, 2B 15, 3B 1, HR 16, RBI 40, TB 131, BB 19, SO 66, SB 0, AVG 0.259, OBP 0.309, SLG 0.514, OPS 0.823, WAR 1.5)
Tampa Bay Rays vs Seattle Mariners Betting Numbers
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay is 13-7 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle’s last 6 games.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Seattle Mariners Betting Picks
The top baseball predictions have predicted the Bay Rays to rebound from their last defeat and win this game. Tampa Bay has the upper hand with one of the best batting squads on their team.