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Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays 09/21/2021 Odds, Betting Picks and Predictions
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays 09/21/2021 – Tropicana Field will see the Toronto Blue Jays and Tampa Bay Rays meet up in the second game of this three-game series. The season has been very good to the Blue Jays, who have won seven games in their last 10 games. They will look forward to winning this one as well. The Rays have all the more reason to win, especially after losing three of their last five games. They also have the home-base advantage with the series being played in Tropicana Field. All said and done, MLB betting sites are in favor of a Blue Jay win this evening.
Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays 09/21/2021
Toronto Blue Jays
The Blue Jays are currently the third-placed team in the AL East league with 84-66. They have been lucky this season so far with very few injuries and a pretty complete lineup. In their last three games, they have scored 15 runs, with their star Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leading the team in hits. The son of Vladimir Guerrero Sr. presently has 178 hits and 105 RBI. The team is also flanked by Bo Bichette and Marcus Semien, who have a combined score of 335 hits and 194 RBI. Tuesday night will see Alek Manoah at the mound, who is 6-2 with a 3.39 ERA. Manoah has faced the Rays in his career with 2-1, a 0.96 ERA, and 29 strikeouts.
Players to watch: Marcus Semien 2B (GP 149, AB 597, R 107, H 161, 2B 38, 3B 2, HR 40, RBI 95, TB 323, BB 63, SO 136, SB 15, AVG 0.27, OBP 0.341, SLG 0.541, OPS 0.882, WAR 6.8), Bo Bichette SS (GP 146, AB 589, R 113, H 173, 2B 25, 3B 1, HR 26, RBI 97, TB 278, BB 38, SO 124, SB 22, AVG 0.294, OBP 0.341, SLG 0.472, OPS 0.813, WAR 4.9).
Tampa Bay Rays
Dominating the top spot in the AL East scoreboard, the Tampa Bay Rays are now 93-58. They also have an impressive home score of 48-28. With Shane Baz’s electric performance on Monday, the Rays have yet another reason to be confident about winning. They have also shown a stellar front considering they have had one of the most rigid flavor schedules in the AL East. Randy Arozarena is leading the Rays with 133 hits and 65 RBI. Joey Wendle and Brandon Lowe have a combined score of 233 hits and 137 RBI. The ball will go to Drew Rasmussen who is 1-0 with 0.00 ERA and five strikeouts against the Blue Jays in his career.
Players to watch: Brandon Lowe 2B (GP 139, AB 494, R 88, H 116, 2B 26, 3B 0, HR 34, RBI 85, TB 244, BB 65, SO 159, SB 7, AVG 0.235, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.494, OPS 0.827, WAR 3.7), Randy Arozarena LF (GP 131, AB 491, R 87, H 132, 2B 27, 3B 3, HR 19, RBI 65, TB 222, BB 48, SO 156, SB 14, AVG 0.269, OBP 0.348, SLG 0.452, OPS 0.8, WAR 3.4).
Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers
Toronto Blue Jays
Toronto are 15-4 SU in their last 19 games.
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay’s last 9 games against Toronto.
Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks
Though the Rays have the home-ground advantage, recent betting trends are in favor of the Blue Jays this evening. The game at Tropicana Field holds more importance to Toronto who will be fighting with every ounce of their will.
Score Prediction: Toronto Blue Jays 6, Tampa Bay Rays 4.