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

The visiting Boston Red Sox hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to pick up a win at Tropicana Field against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Boston puts its faith in starter Rick Porcello to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 7-12. Getting the ball for the Tampa Bay Rays is Matt Moore, who owns a 1-3 record on the season with a 8.04 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Tampa Bay sat as -123 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 7.5, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 6.5-5.2 win for the Red Sox on Saturday. 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 69-71 heading into this matchup, while the Boston Red Sox sit at 66-74 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. 15-ranked Tampa Bay Rays and the No. 7-rated Boston Red Sox in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Boston Red Sox rank No. 3 at 9.29 hits per game. That compares with the Tampa Bay Rays No. 22 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Tampa Bay has the No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the No. 27 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Sox were saddled with a loss last time out in W Miley's start, as they lost 8-4 against Tampa Bay on Friday at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 8 games
  • Boston is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Boston's last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Tampa Bay's last 18 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing Boston
  • Tampa Bay is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Tampa Bay, Sunday, September 13th