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Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays 07/09/2021 Analysis, Odds and Picks

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Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays 07-09-2021 Analysis Odds and Picks

Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays 07/09/2021 – An AL East Division showdown is all set to get underway as the Toronto Blue Jays take on Tampa Bay Rays from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. With a 44-40 record on the season, the Blue Jays are sitting at the third in the AL East Division play. Tampa Bay Rays are one step above at the second spot as they look forward to improving their 51-36 record. The Bay Rays are trailing the Red Sox at the top. Both teams are ahead of the Yankees and have a great chance to make it to the postseason. The best sportsbook has backed the Blue Jays and the Bay Rays in their last few games.

Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays 07/09/2021

When: Friday, July 9, 7:10 PM ET
Where: Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida
TV: SNET-1
Stream: MLB.TV

Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays 07/09/2021

Team RL TOTAL ML
Toronto Blue Jays +1.5 (-161) 8.5 o (-125) +120
Tampa Bay Rays -1.5 (+145) 8.5 u (+105) -130
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Toronto Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays are coming off an easy victory after smashing 10 runs against Baltimore in their last game. From the pitching end, they gave up just two to the Orioles. Toronto has Vladimir Guerrero Jr. as the leader in batting with an average of .341. Guerrero is also the leader in home runs with 28 and RBIs with 73. Taking the nod as their starter in this game is Ross Stripling. The right-handed pitcher is holding an ERA of 4.06 with 73 Ks and 23 BBs in total. Overall, Stripling is holding a 3-4 record.

Players to watch: B. Bichette SS (GP 84, AB 346, R 70, H 102, 2B 17, 3B 1, HR 16, RBI 57, TB 169, BB 24, SO 79, SB 12, AVG 0.295, OBP 0.345, SLG 0.488, OPS 0.833, WAR 3.2), M. Semien SS (GP 84, AB 344, R 66, H 97, 2B 21, 3B 1, HR 21, RBI 54, TB 183, BB 35, SO 92, SB 10, AVG 0.282, OBP 0.348, SLG 0.532, OPS 0.88, WAR 4.4).

Tampa Bay Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays are keen on making it past the Red Sox to clinch the division title. However, the odds have not been too kind as their battle with Boston still continues. Tampa Bay smashed four runs in their last game and gave up nothing to Cleveland. The Bay Rays will enter this game riding a three-game winning streak. Joey Wendle is the leader in batting with an average of .273. Taking the mound with a 3-3 record and an ERA of 4.18 is Shane McClanahan. The southpaw has 66 Ks in total with 18 BBs.

Players to watch: R. Arozarena LF (GP 80, AB 308, R 52, H 78, 2B 15, 3B 1, HR 10, RBI 40, TB 125, BB 34, SO 92, SB 11, AVG 0.253, OBP 0.337, SLG 0.406, OPS 0.743, WAR 1.9), A. Meadows DH (GP 81, AB 301, R 50, H 73, 2B 23, 3B 1, HR 16, RBI 56, TB 146, BB 39, SO 84, SB 2, AVG 0.243, OBP 0.335, SLG 0.485, OPS 0.82, WAR 1.6).

Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers

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Toronto Blue Jays

Toronto is 11-5 SU in their last 16 games.
Blue Jays are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against Tampa Bay.
Toronto is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
Toronto is 5-11 SU in their last 16 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto’s last 7 games played on a Friday.

Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Rays are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games at home.
Tampa Bay is 11-5 SU in their last 16 games when playing at home against Toronto.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Tampa Bay’s last 18 games played in July.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Tampa Bay’s last 15 games played on a Friday.

Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks

The Blue Jays have been performing well in the past few games with their strong batting unit. From the pitching end, Toronto has covered several opponents. Back the Blue Jays to win this game and cover with the sports gambling predictions in their favor.

Score Prediction: Blue Jays 7, Bay Rays 2.