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|Tampa Bay Rays vs. Boston Red Sox|
The Tampa Bay Rays and the Boston Red Sox will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at Fenway Park.
The Rays will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Jeremy Hellickson in this game. Hellickson has a 0-1 record and a 6.35 ERA this season.
The Red Sox will counter Hellickson with Ryan Dempster. Righthander Dempster has a 3.60 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 5-0 loser as they battled the Red Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at -133 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Current streak:
Tampa Bay has lost 2 straight games.
Boston has won 2 straight games.
Tampa Bay: 4-7 SU
Boston: 7-4 SU
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Baltimore are 5-5
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
Boston most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Cleveland are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Tampa Bay at Baltimore, Tuesday, April 16
Boston at Cleveland, Tuesday, April 16