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Sep 26, 7:10 PM | GrassFenway Park

Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Odds

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Fenway Park hosts an MLB battle between the Boston Red Sox and the visiting Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday.

Alex Cobb gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Rays on this day; he's 9-9 on the season. The Red Sox, meanwhile, will counter with Jon Lester, who will be looking to improve on his 9-13 mark.

View Tampa Bay vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Red Sox as +100 underdogs on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 8.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Red Sox, most recently No. 8 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Rays, who rate an American League No. 3 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Rays rank No. 12 in the American League at 8.1 hits per game. That compares with Boston’s No. 4 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Tampa Bay owns the American League's No. 2-rated road mark, allowing 3.9 runs per game on the highway. Boston, on the other hand, rates No. 3 in scoring at home.

The Rays were a 5-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -162 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Tampa Bay hopes solid pitching and defense that led to their last victory - a 13-strikeout performance from David Price - will prevail again after their 5-2 victory against Boston at Fenway Park.

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Baltimore are 1-9
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

A few Rays at Red Sox trends to consider:
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Boston's last 15 games

Next up:
Tampa Bay at Chi White Sox, Thursday, September 27
Boston at Baltimore, Friday, September 28

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