Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays Betting Odds and Pick
The Boston Red Sox pay a visit to Tampa Bay on Sunday, hoping to shut down the Rays bats in baseball betting action at Tropicana Field.
Jake Odorizzi will take the mound for the Tampa Bay Rays, and he'll carry a 2-4 record into the contest. Brandon Workman gets the ball for the Boston Red Sox; he's 0-0 so far this season.
Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Tampa Bay Rays as -120 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
Computer Prediction: Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.7-3.6 win for the Rays on Sunday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.7-3.6 result in favor of the Rays today. 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 sport a record of 22-28 heading into this matchup, while the Boston Red Sox sit at 20-28 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Boston injuries news.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Tampa Bay Rays at No. 27 and the Boston Red Sox at No. 8 heading into this contest.
How Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Stats Matchup
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Tampa Bay has baseball's No. 23-rated offensive output, at 8.5 hits per game. The Boston Red Sox average 8.23 hits per game, good for No. 22 on the list.
Tampa Bay owns the No. 17 defense, allowing 3.86 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Boston's No. 22-rated defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Boston was a 6-5 loser on the road against the Rays. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -163 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Red Sox got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Tampa Bay on Saturday; it was a 6-5 final at Tropicana Field in MLB wagering action.
Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Odds Trends
Boston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
Boston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Boston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games at home
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 9 games when playing Boston
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Boston
Next Betting Matchups
Boston at Atlanta, Monday, May 26th
Tampa Bay at Toronto, Monday, May 26th