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Tampa Bay Rays home to Red Sox in baseball betting action

Boston Red SoxTampa Bay Rays
Sep 18, 7:10 PM | TurfTropicana Field

Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at Tropicana Field on Tuesday as host Tampa Bay battles the Boston Red Sox in baseball odds action.

Tampa Bay sends Jeremy Hellickson out against Felix Doubront for the Red Sox in this game. Hellickson is 8-10 with a 3.22 ERA on the season, while Doubront is 10-9 on the year and has a 5.11 ERA.

View Boston vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers opened the Rays as -185 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 7.5.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 8-rated Red Sox taking on the American League's No. 4-rated Rays in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tampa Bay's No. 12 ranked American League offense (4.1 runs per game) against a Red Sox defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 12 in the American League at 4.8 runs allowed per game. The Rays have been averaging 7.9 hits per game, less than the Red Sox have managed so far this season (9.2 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Boston owns the American League's No. 8-rated road mark, allowing 4.3 runs per game on the highway. Tampa Bay, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.

Boston was a 5-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Rays. They won as +183 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors. Boston got the job done in their last match in a 5-2 victory over Tampa Bay on Monday at Tropicana Field behind starter Aaron Cook.

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a win are 2-8

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

A few Red Sox at Rays trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games on the road
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 10 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 10 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing at home against Boston

Next up:
Boston at Tampa Bay, Wednesday, September 19

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