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MLB Odds Betting - Boston Red Sox Underdogs vs Rays at Tampa Bay

The Tampa Bay Rays host Boston on Tuesday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 52-71 mark against the 70-54 Red Sox in MLB betting odds action at Tropicana Field.

Tampa Bay sends Chris Archer out against Clay Buchholz for the Boston Red Sox in this game. Archer is 7-16 with a 4.18 ERA on the season, while Buchholz is 4-9 on the year and has a 5.55 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -110 for the Tampa Bay Rays in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 8 at 5Dimes.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.4-2.6 win for the Red Sox. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Tampa Bay Rays sport a record of 52-71 heading into this matchup, while the Boston Red Sox sit at 70-54 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Boston injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Tampa Bay Rays at No. 4 and the Boston Red Sox at No. 2 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Tampa Bay owns the No. 27 ranking for hits at 8.11 per game. By contrast, the Boston Red Sox are rated No. 1 in the same category at 10 per game.

Tampa Bay owns the No. 13 defense, allowing 4.21 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Boston's No. 18-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Rays, a 6-2 final on Monday in support of D Price at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Boston is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games
  • Boston is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Tampa Bay is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Tampa Bay's last 10 games
  • Tampa Bay is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Tampa Bay, Wednesday, August 24th