Tampa Bay Rays VS Houston Astros

MLB Baseball 04:05 PM ET

Monday

10/12/2020

TBS

Spread: Tampa Bay Rays -190

Over/Under: 8.5

Houston Astros vs Tampa Bay Rays 10/12/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Houston Astros vs Tampa Bay Rays 10/12/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

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The Tampa Bay Rays will skirmish with the Houston Astros at Petco Park in San Diego, California on Monday, October 12, 2020, at 4:07 P.M, ET. This game is the 2nd game in the American League Championship Series. The Tampa Bay Rays take game 1 against the Astros with a score of 2-1. Tampa Bay led the American League in the regular season with a record of 40-20 and was 1st in the AL East Division.

The Rays were outhit by the Astros in game 1 at 9-6 but they still pulled through with 2 runs while holding Houston to only 1. Kevin Kiermaier made 2 hits for the team while Randy Arozarena did it again for the Rays with 1 hit and 1 solo homer. Mike Zunino had 1 hit and 1 RBI to complete Tampa Bay’s 2 points. Blake Snell only allowed 1 earned run in the game in 5 innings to get the win. Randy Arozarena has 13 hits. 5 RBIs, and 4 homers. Tampa Bay’s offense made 34 total runs in the postseason at .216 team BAA while their bullpen is allowing an average of 3.30 earned runs per game. Charlie Morton will be their starter for game 2. He recorded 2-2 with a 4.74 ERA and 42 strikeouts in the regular season.

Houston Astros vs Tampa Bay Rays Predictions 10/12/2020

Houston did their best to keep the Rays from scoring with 9 hits in the game but they were the ones to fall short with only 1 run. Jose Altuve made the solo homer in the game to go along with his 2 hits. Alex Bregman added 2 hits of his own in the loss. Framber Valdez picked up the loss with 2 earned runs allowed in 6 innings pitched. Carlos Correa is carrying the Astros with 10 hits, 12 RBIs, and 4 home runs in the playoffs. The squad had a 3.63 team ERA this postseason while the offense made a total of 41 runs and have a team BAA of .280. The Astros were 8th in the American League with a record of 29-31 and were 2nd in the AL West Division. Lance McCullers will be on the mound for Houston in the 2nd game. He recorded 3-3 with a 3.93 ERA and 56 strikeouts in the regular season.

Houston Astros vs Tampa Bay Rays. MLB’s pick in the game is the Tampa Bay Rays -190. McCullers had a bad outing in his last start which was against the Athletics. He allowed 4 earned runs in 4 innings pitched. The Rays have their bullpen in order and were able to tame the Yankees in their last series and keep the Astros at bay in game 1. The Astros are the best offensive team among all 4 teams left in the postseason but the Rays were able to control the offense. Tampa Bay will win game 2 in another low scoring game predicted at 6-2.

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MLB Starting Time: 4:07 P.M, ET

Location: Petco Park, San Diego, California

Date: Monday, October 12, 2020

TV: TBS

MLB Odds: Tampa Bay Rays -190

MLB Total: 8.5

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