|Game||San Diego Padres vs Tampa Bay Rays|
|Date & Time||Tuesday August 13, 2019, 10:10 PM (EDT)|
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The San Diego Padres remain at home on Tuesday and will take on the Tampa Bay Rays for game two of this three game series. The Padres are 4th in the NL West and have won five of their last ten games. San Diego lost to the Rockies 8-3 on Sunday and carry a 28-31 home field record. The Padres average 4.5 runs per game which ranks 22nd in the league.
Eric Lauer will make his 22nd start of the season for the Padres. Lauer is 6-8 on the season with 109.2 innings pitched. Lauer has 89 strikeouts, 31 walks, and carries a 4.51 ERA. Lauer pitched 4 innings in his last outing allowing 3 runs on 10 hits.
The Tampa Bay Rays entered San Diego riding a three game win streak. The Rays have won eight of their last ten games and remain 2nd in the AL East. Tampa Bay beat the Mariners 1-0 on Sunday and carry a 38-22 road record. The Rays average 4.7 runs per game which ranks 17th in the league.
Brendan McKay will make his 7th start of the season for the Rays. McKay is 2-2 on the season with 29.2 innings pitched. McKay has 33 strikeouts, 3 walks, and carries a 4.5 ERA. McKay pitched 5 innings in his last start allowing 3 runs on 6 hits.
Recent Betting Trends
Rays are 6-0 in their last 6 games on grass.
Padres are 1-4 in their last 5 Tuesday games.
Over is 9-4 in Rays last 13 overall.
Over is 5-0 in Padres last 5 interleague home games vs. a left-handed starter.
The Rays have been playing good baseball entering San Diego and they will find a find a few wins this series. The Rays are 7-2 in their last 9 interleague games vs. a left-handed starter. The Padres are 1-4 in their last 5 Tuesday games. Final Score Prediction, Tampa Bay Rays win 5-3.