Tampa Bay Rays vs. Atlanta Braves - 7/27/20 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Atlanta Braves (2-1) at Tampa Bay Rays (2-1)
MLB Baseball: Monday, July 27, 2020 at 6:40 pm (Tropicana Field)
Mike Foltynewicz (0-0) (0.00) vs. Tyler Glasnow (0-0) (0.00)
The Line: Tampa Bay Rays -150 / Atlanta Braves +130 --- Over/Under: 8.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Atlanta Braves and Tampa Bay Rays meet Monday in MLB action at Tropicana Field.
The Atlanta Braves look to stay hot after taking two of three games from the New York Mets. The Braves are coming off a game Sunday night where they produced 14 runs, and they’re now averaging 6.3 runs per game through three contests. Dansby Swanson leads the Braves with five hits and six RBI while William Contreras and Marcell Ozuna have combined for eight hits and four RBI. Mike Foltynewicz gets the ball for the Braves, and he was 8-6 with a 4.54 ERA and 105 strikeouts last season. This will be Foltynewicz’s second career game against the Rays.
The Tampa Bay Rays look for another victory after taking two of three from the Toronto Blue Jays. The Rays have scored 14 runs through three games and are coming off a 10-inning victory Sunday afternoon. The Rays have scored four or more runs in 12 of their last 15 regular season games. Brandon Lowe leads the Rays with five hits and three RBI while Willy Adames and Ji-Man Choi have combined for five hits and four RBI. Tyler Glasnow gets the ball for the Rays, and he was 6-1 with a 1.78 ERA and 76 strikeouts last season. This will be Glasnow’s second career game against the Braves.
The Braves are 7-1 in their last 8 interleague games, 2-5 in their last 7 road games and 0-4 in their last 4 during game 1 of a series. The Rays are 5-0 in their last 5 vs. National League East, 20-6 in their last 26 home games and 6-2 in their last 8 interleague games. The under is 5-2 in Braves last 7 road games. The over is 9-0 in Rays last 9 interleague games. The under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Tampa Bay.
The Atlanta Braves are on fire offensively in their last two games, but now they have to travel after playing a Sunday night game and have an early start here. Glasnow also proved to b one of the better young pitchers in baseball last season, and he allowed just a .186 batting average. This is a more than reasonable price to back the Rays with their ace on the mound.