Philadelphia Phillies vs Tampa Bay Rays: who will win?
Philadelphia Phillies - Tampa Bay Rays. Major League Baseball prediction (26 August 2021)
Tampa Bay Rays
The "Philadelphia Phillies" will once again face off against the leader of the American League - the "Tampa Bay Rays" club in the second match of the series, after the defeat in the first meeting. Will the guests be able to win again on August 26 and increase the lead in the table from competitors? - you will find the answer in our forecast.
The "Philadelphia Phillies" have a 0.504 win rate after 125 games and remain in eighth place in the National League after losing the series opening match against the "Tampa Bay Rays". Joe Girardi's team successfully resisted the leader of the American League until the eighth inning, but in the end the hosts lost their nerves and fatigue. As a result - defeat (1:3) and the second meeting with a dangerous opponent.
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Tampa Bay Rays
"Tampa Bay Rays" have kept their rivals out of the competition after the first meeting and topped the American League table with a 0.619 win percentage after 126 games and a decent handicap ahead of the second-coming "New York Yankees". Kevin Cash's wards kept the opponent in suspense for the entire match and in the eighth inning were able to break the opponent's resistance, winning it (2:0), and bring the match to a logical victory (3:1).
The first meeting showed that the "Philadelphia Phillies" can resist quite well for a while, but the end of the game came out blurry and the hosts lost all their aplomb in the last two innings. Most likely, the second game will start with pressure from the home team, but this should not come as a surprise to the leader. We believe that "Rays" players will hold back the starting onslaught of the enemy and will be able to bring the match to victory in their favor, as it was in the last six confrontations.
Our prediction is a victory for "Tampa Bay Rays" with the odds of 2.02 on 1xbet.