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Tampa Bay Rays vs LA Dodgers 10/23/20 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds & Info

Game Los Angeles Dodgers vs Tampa Bay Rays
Date & Time Friday October 23, 2020, 8:08 PM (EDT)
Globe Life Field
Latest odds
LAD -150 Total 8
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Globe Life Field will play host to Game Three of the World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night. On Wednesday, Los Angeles managed just five hits and struck out 15 times during a 6-4 loss against Tampa Bay. Corey Seager, Chris Taylor, and Will Smith all homered n a losing effort for the Dodgers.

Twenty-six year old righty Walker Buehler (1-0 3.44 ERA) will head to the hill for the Dodgers in this contest. Through 19 innings this postseason, Buehler has allowed four runs while walking 11 and striking out 29 batters. 

The Tampa Bay Rays won an American League best 40 games during the regular season and have drawn even with Los Angeles in this best-of-seven series. In Game Two, Tampa Bay 2B Brandon Lowe snapped out of his postseason slump with two long balls and three RBIs. SP Blake Snell struck out nine batters and allowed two runs over four plus innings for the Rays.

The Rays will counter with thirty-six year old righty Charlie Morton (2-2 4.74 ERA) in Game Three. Tampa Bay has won each of Morton’s last five starts and he has allowed just seven runs (5 ER) over his last 25 plus innings of work.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Dodgers are 42-13 in their last 55 games as a favorite.
  • Rays are 1-4 in their last 5 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15.
  • Under is 3-1-1 in Dodgers last 5 games following an off day.
  • Under is 7-2 in Rays last 9 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15.
  • Under is 16-5 in Rays last 21 games vs. a right-handed starter.

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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. With the day off, both bullpens will have an extra day to rest and the under is the play. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Dodgers win 4-2.

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