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Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays

The Boston Red Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays will both be gunning for a victory on Tuesday when they meet at Tropicana Field.

Jake Peavy will be the starting pitcher for the Red Sox on this day. Righthander Peavy is 12-5 this season with a 4.17 ERA.

The Rays will counter Peavy with Jeremy Hellickson. Righthander Hellickson has a 5.24 ERA to go along with a 11-10 record this season.

In their last action, Boston was a 5-4 loser on the road against the Rays. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Team records:
Boston: 97-65 SU
Tampa Bay: 91-71 SU

Boston most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a loss are 8-2

Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Boston are 7-3
After a win are 8-2

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Boston's last 14 games when playing Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games
Tampa Bay is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games

Next up:
Tampa Bay at Boston, Thursday, October 10