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Tampa Bay RaysBoston Red Sox
April 12, 7:10 PM | GrassFenway Park

Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Odds

2-8TEAM RECORD2-8

A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Tampa Bay duelling Boston on Tuesday at Fenway Park.

Boston sends Jon Lester out against David Price for the Rays in this game. Lester is 0-0 with a 3.65 ERA on the season, while Price is 0-2 on the year and has a 4.85 ERA.

View Tampa Bay vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Rays listed as underdogs of +-175 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8, depending on the book.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Boston has the American League's No. 10-rated offensive output, at 7.9 hits per game. The Rays average 6.7 hits per game, good for No. 14 on the American League list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Boston has the American League's No. 14-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rays own the American League's No. 8 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 16-5 winner as they battled the Red Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at +145 were rewarded, while the 21 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Tampa Bay routed Boston on Monday by a 16-5 score at Fenway Park, plating runs all day in baseball betting action.

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Boston are 9-1
After a win are 5-5

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

A few Rays at Red Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 19 of Tampa Bay's last 23 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Tampa Bay's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Boston's last 14 games

Next up:
Tampa Bay at Boston, Wednesday, April 13

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