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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 Tuesday when they meet at Fenway Park.

Fausto Carmona will be the starting pitcher for the Rays on this day. Righthander Carmona is 5-10 this season with a 4.90 ERA.

It'll be Jon Lester toeing the rubber for the Red Sox in this contest. Lefthander Lester is 8-6 with a 4.58 ERA so far this season.

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 3-0 winner as they battled the Red Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at -130 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Tampa Bay has won 6 straight games.

Team records:
Tampa Bay: 59-41 SU
Boston: 60-41 SU

Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a win are 9-1

Boston most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston's last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games

Next up:
Boston home to Tampa Bay, Wednesday, July 24