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David Price, Chris Archer Take Mound in Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Tilt

The Tampa Bay Rays will look to improve on a 46-43 record when they take on the Boston Red Sox, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Sunday.

Tampa Bay sends Chris Archer out against David Price for the Boston Red Sox in this game. Archer is 7-5 with a 4.02 ERA on the season, while Price is 4-2 on the year and has a 4.02 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Tampa Bay Rays in this matchup found them as 101 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.8-3.0 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 46-43 heading into this matchup, while the Boston Red Sox sit at 50-38 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Boston injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 13-ranked Tampa Bay Rays and the No. 5-rated Boston Red Sox in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Tampa Bay Rays No. 14 ranked offense (4.75 runs per game) against a Boston Red Sox defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 4 at 4.1 runs allowed per game. The Tampa Bay Rays have been averaging 8.79 hits per game, less than the Boston Red Sox have managed so far this season (9.17 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Tampa Bay has the No. 14-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the No. 4 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

A Cobb shut down the Red Sox in their last game, striking out 3 in a 1-0 shutout over Boston in baseball action at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Boston is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • Boston is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Boston is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games at home
  • Tampa Bay is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Tampa Bay's last 14 games at home
  • Tampa Bay is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games when playing Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston home to New York, Friday, July 14th
Tampa Bay at Los Angeles, Friday, July 14th