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Tampa Bay Rays vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Preview, Predictions and Game Analysis (Sunday, July 18, 2021)

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Atlanta Braves

Atlanta Braves will remain at home as they continue to host Tampa Bay Rays from Truist Park in Cumberland, Georgia. The Bay Rays are behind the Red Sox in the AL East Division play and they are ahead of the Blue Jays at the third. Atlanta Braves are sitting at the third spot in the NL East Division play and are behind the Phillies. The Braves are a couple of games ahead of the Nationals. The best mlb picks tonight are against Atlanta to win this game and cover the spread since the Braves are not too strong at the plate.

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Atlanta Braves Information

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Atlanta Braves

Date: Sunday, July 18, 2021
Time: 1:20 PM ET
Location: Truist Park, Cumberland, Georgia
TV Coverage: BSSUN

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Atlanta Braves Betting Odds

Bay Rays +1.5 (-205) 9 o (-115) -105
Braves -1.5 (+180) 9 u (-105) -105
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Tampa Bay Rays vs. Atlanta Braves CashBet Wagering Analysis

With a 45-46 record on the season, Atlanta Braves are one game behind the .500 mark. The Braves will enter this game with a winning record, but they have a long way to make up for their loss. The Bay Rays continue to dominate opponents, but getting past the Red Sox is not as easy as it seems. Tampa Bay will do their best to rebound from their last defeat.

Tampa’s Pitching Struggle

The Bay Rays are known for their offensive unit, but they need to work on their overall performance from the pitching end. Tampa Bay’s starting Josh Fleming gave up seven runs in just four innings last night. Overall, Tampa was tagged for nine runs and scoring nothing in return. Rich Hill will be sent to the mound to make a change in this game. Hill is holding an ERA of 3.74 with a 6-4 record on the season.

The Turns to Drew Smyly

Drew Smyly has been a decent pitcher for the Braves this season with a 7-3 record. When it comes to ERA, the 32-year-old player is touching 4.48. Smyly was successful in the last three starts for the Braves and is all set to continue his success. However, the Bay Rays have powerful hitters at the plate. The other notable players for the Braves is Freddie Freeman and Joc Pederson. Max Fried took the win in their last game as their starter.

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Atlanta Braves Head to Head with Spread

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games.

Tampa Bay is 7-2 SU in their last 9 games.

Tampa Bay is 2-11 SU in their last 13 games on the road.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 6 games.

Atlanta is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.

The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta’s last 8 games against Tampa Bay.

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Atlanta Braves CashBet Free Pick

The Bay Rays are all set to rebound with a talented pitcher on the mound. With a little support from the plate, Tampa will take out the Braves with ease. The best sportsbook sites have predicted Tampa to win and cover.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Atlanta Braves CashBet Best Bet: Tampa Bay Rays.


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