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MLB BASEBALL

Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays will be trying to extend a winning streak on Friday when they take on the Boston Red Sox at Tropicana Field.

left hander Jon Lester will take the mound for the Red Sox to start this game. Lester is 10-7 this season with a 2.50 ERA.

Starting this game for the Rays will be David Price. The left hander has a 3.12 ERA to go along with a 10-7 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Rays as -150-moneyline favorites versus the Red Sox, while the game's total opened at 6.5

Tampa Bay was a 3-0 winner in its last match on the road against the Cardinals. They won as -119 favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 8-0 loser as they battled the Blue Jays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at -109 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Boston:
Team record: 47-55
Current Streak: lost 3 straight games.
Boston is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
Boston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay:
Team record: 49-53
Current Streak: won 7 straight games.
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing Boston
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Boston

Next up:
Boston at Tampa Bay Saturday, July 26