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|Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays|
The fans at Tropicana Field will be treated to a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays when they take their seats on Thursday.
The Red Sox will give the ball to starter Jake Peavy in this one. Righthander Peavy is 11-5 this season with a 4.01 ERA.
It'll be Jeremy Hellickson toeing the rubber for the Rays in this contest. Righthander Hellickson is 11-8 with a 5.04 ERA so far this season.Boston won its last outing, a 7-3 result against the Rays on September 11. Bettors who backed the Red Sox at +130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Current streak:
Boston has won 2 straight games.
Tampa Bay has lost 2 straight games.
Boston: 89-58 SU
Tampa Bay: 78-66 SU
Boston most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 9-1
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Boston home to NY Yankees, Friday, September 13
Tampa Bay at Minnesota, Friday, September 13