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Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays 09/29/2020 Baseball Betting, Tips and Forecast
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Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays 09/29/2020 – The MLB Wild Card round has arrived and teams that made it to the postseason are all set to battle with a three-game series against the opponent. The American League East division has been impressive with top teams battling hard to get to the postseason. The Tampa Bay Rays have topped the AL East division with a 40-20 record while they clinched the Wild Card spot and the division title. The Yankees have also made it through and so did the Blue Jays. Sports gambling sites are up with the predictions as the Blue Jays and Bay Rays clash for their first game at Tropicana Field in Tampa Bay, Florida.
Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays 09/29/2020
Toronto Blue Jays
Toronto Blue Jays are coming in strong this season after making through to the Wild Card round. The Blue Jays won some of their important games against tough opponents and they are all set to take on Tampa. Toronto completed their regular season with a 32-28 record with an overall batting clip of .256. Toronto smashed 86 home runs and a total of 297 runs with 509 hits. From the pitching end, they seemed to be experiencing a few issues as they are holding a team ERA of 4.59. Matt shoemaker will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Shoemaker holds a 2-0 record with an ERA of 4.71.
Players to watch: V. Guerrero Jr. 3B (GP 60 AB 221 R 34 H 58 2B 13 3B 2 HR 9 RBI 33 TB 102 BB 20 SO 38 SB 1 AVG 0.262 OBP 0.329 SLG 0.462 OPS 0.791 WAR 0), C. Biggio 2B (GP 59 AB 220 R 41 H 55 2B 16 3B 0 HR 8 RBI 28 TB 95 BB 41 SO 61 SB 6 AVG 0.25 OBP 0.375 SLG 0.432 OPS 0.807 WAR 0).
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay Rays have been impressive as they are the second team to win the most number of games after the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Bay Rays got past the Yankees with ease and they look forward to getting past the Wild Card round. Tampa Bay smashed 461 hits in total with a batting clip of .237. When it came to home runs, the Bay Rays smashed just 80 with a total of 284 runs. From the pitching end, Tampa has been impressive as they hold an ERA of 3.63. Blake Snell will be delivered to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Snell is holding a 4-2 record on the season with an ERA of 3.24.
Players to watch: B. Lowe 2B (GP 56 AB 193 R 36 H 52 2B 9 3B 2 HR 14 RBI 37 TB 107 BB 25 SO 58 SB 3 AVG 0.269 OBP 0.362 SLG 0.554 OPS 0.916 WAR 0), W. Adames SS (GP 54 AB 185 R 29 H 48 2B 15 3B 1 HR 8 RBI 23 TB 89 BB 20 SO 74 SB 2 AVG 0.259 OBP 0.332 SLG 0.481 OPS 0.813 WAR 0).
Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers
Toronto Blue Jays
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Toronto’s last 15 games.
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tampa Bay’s last 9 games.
Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks
Both teams have impressive talent with their potential squad. However, the Bay Rays seem to be more confident in their pitching. The sports betting sites are in support of Tampa Bay to win this game.
Score Prediction: Tampa Bay Rays 7, Toronto Blue Jays 3.