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MLB Odds Betting - Boston Red Sox Underdogs vs Rays at Boston

Tampa Bay Rays

vs

Boston Red Sox
Friday, May 30, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Fenway Park

The Boston Red Sox host Tampa Bay on Friday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 24-29 mark against the 23-31 Rays in MLB betting odds action at Fenway Park.

Brandon Workman gets the call for the Boston Red Sox and he will try to build on a 0-0 mark. In the other dugout, David Price brings a 4-4 ledger to the game for the Tampa Bay Rays as he tries to quiet the Red Sox bats.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Opening Odds and Betting Line

Boston was a 105 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.

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Computer Prediction: Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.9-3.7 victory for the Red Sox. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

24-29 Boston battles the Rays, currently with a 23-31 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 28-ranked Boston Red Sox and the No. 24-rated Tampa Bay Rays in this matchup.

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How Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Stats Matchup

The game also pits Boston Red Sox No. 16-rated offense, averaging 4.09 runs per game, against a Tampa Bay Rays defense that ranks No. 22 at 4.46 in runs allowed per game. The Boston Red Sox have averaged 8.45 hits per game so far, less than Tampa Bay Rays batters have averaged on the year (8.54 hits per game).

Defensively, Tampa Bay features the No. 28-rated defense on the road, allowing 5 runs per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 17 at home, scoring 3.93 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Blue Jays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at -107 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Tampa Bay didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-2 to Toronto on Wednesday at Rogers Centre.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Braves at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at -102 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Boston rolled to a 4-3 win against Atlanta on Thursday, as Jake Peavy and the Red Sox' bats led the team to victory at Fenway Park.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
Tampa Bay is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 10 games when playing Boston
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Boston's last 10 games
Boston is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home

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