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Los Angeles Dodgers vs Tampa Bay Rays 10/25/20 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Tampa Bay Rays vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds & Info

Game Tampa Bay Rays vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date & Time Sunday October 25, 2020, 8:08 PM (EDT)
Location
Globe Life Field
Latest odds
LAD -154 Total 8
TV Channel
FOX

A pivotal Game Five of the World Series will take place on Sunday night from Globe Life Park, when the Los Angeles Dodgers battle the Tampa Bay Rays. Last night, Los Angeles RP Kenley Jansen was unable to protect a one-run ninth inning lead during a wild 8-7 defeat. Corey Seager and Justin Turner combined for eight hits to go along with five runs scored in a losing effort for the Dodgers.

Three-time Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw (6-2 2.16 ERA) will take the mound for the Dodgers in this matchup. In Game One, Kershaw struck out eight batters and allowed one run across six frames during an 8-3 Los Angeles victory.

The Tampa Bay Rays were not given much of a chance against the high-powered Dodgers, but they stand two wins away from their first World Series Championship in franchise history. On Saturday, Brett Phillips delivered a game-tying hit with two outs and Randy Arozarena scored the winning run on an error by C Will Smith. Brandon Lowe cracked a three-run shot to put the Rays ahead 5-4 in the sixth inning.

The Rays will counter with talented right-hander Tyler Glasnow (5-1 4.08 ERA) on Sunday. Through five starts this postseason, Glasnow has surrendered 16 earned runs and fanned 33 batters across 23 plus innings of work.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Dodgers are 5-1 in their last 6 playoff games as a favorite.
  • Dodgers are 66-24 in their last 90 games vs. a right-handed starter.
  • Rays are 2-5 in their last 7 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15.
  • Over is 7-2 in Dodgers last 9 overall.
  • Over is 4-1 in Rays last 5 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15.

Free MLB Pick:

Los Angeles Dodgers -154

Both teams come into this game with no significant injuries to report. For the regular season, Tampa Bay ranked 13th in OPS and 12th in runs scored. Los Angeles features an offense that ranked 2nd in OPS and 1st in runs scored. Take the Dodgers to win behind Kershaw in Game Five. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3.

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