Price, Rays get visit from the Red Sox
David Price is the probable pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday afternoon as they take on the Boston Red Sox in a battle of division rivals on the baseball betting odds.
Price sits at 4-4 with a 4.28 ERA on the season, and he's 10-6 with a 2.93 ERA over his 20 career starts against the Red Sox. Jake Peavy will start for the Red Sox on Saturday afternoon; Peavy is 1-2 with a 4.33 ERA so far this season.
Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Tampa Bay Rays as -145 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
Computer Prediction: Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Pick
Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.7-3.6 win for the Rays on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Tampa Bay Rays bring a 21-28 record to the battle against the 20-27 Red Sox. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Boston injuries news.
According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 27-ranked Tampa Bay Rays and the No. 8-rated Boston Red Sox in this matchup.
How Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Stats Matchup
At the plate, Tampa Bay owns the No. 21 ranking for hits at 8.39 per game. By contrast, the Boston Red Sox are rated No. 22 in the same category at 8.28 per game.
Defensively, Boston features the No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.7 runs per game. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 at home, scoring 4.54 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Red Sox were a 1-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rays. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -108 on the moneyline, while the total score (1) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Red Sox were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Tampa Bay staff and losing 1-0 to the Rays on Friday at Tropicana Field.
Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Odds Trends
Boston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Boston's last 19 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games
Tampa Bay is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games at home
Tampa Bay is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston
Next Betting Matchups
Boston at Tampa Bay, Sunday, May 25th