Nelson Cruz Props: Matchup, Trends, Best Odds vs. Orioles (August 16, 2021)

Written By Staff on August 15, 2021

MLB action on Monday, August 16 at Tropicana Field will see the Tampa Bay Rays and Nelson Cruz match up against the Baltimore Orioles at 7:10 PM ET. The Rays are -235 on the moneyline with a run total positioned at eight in the game.

Let’s dig into some insights and check the latest odds for the player prop bets oddsmakers have installed for Cruz in this matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of August 15, 2021, 6:20 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

NELSON CRUZ BETTING PROPS VS ORIOLES

BATTER VS. PITCHER: CRUZ VS. ORIOLES

  • He’s slugged well against the Orioles with 13 home runs and an 1.173 OPS over 132 at-bats.

Cruz history vs Orioles (since 2015)

AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS K%
132 .341 34 13 34 .446 1.173 24.5%

NELSON CRUZ BATTING SPLITS 2021

  • Cruz has an OBP of .330 against righties compared to .387 against lefties. His OPS when hitting against righties this season is .840.
  • He’s been less likely to pick up hits at home this season, where his .262 batting average is 65 points lower than his .327 mark in away games.
AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS K%
vs LHP 122 .328 6 18 .387 .920 16.1%
vs RHP 247 .247 18 43 .330 .840 22.1%
Home 149 .262 22 9 22 .349 .832 15.4%
Away 147 .327 22 10 28 .393 .985 21.4%
Total 296 .294 44 19 50 .370 .907 18.4%

RAYS VS ORIOLES BETTING ODDS

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