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Tampa Bay Rays Favored by -137 Against Boston Red Sox on Sunday

MLB wagering interest swings to the Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays battle on Sunday at Tropicana Field as the Rays try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

It's a pitching duel between Drew Smyly for the Tampa Bay Rays (2-2 on the year) and Rich Hill for Boston Red Sox (0-0 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Boston Red Sox before the first pitch in this match found them as 127 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Red Sox to win this game 6.8-5. 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

Tampa Bay (69-72) will face the 67-74 Red Sox in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Boston injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 15-rated Tampa Bay Rays and the league No. 7-ranked Boston Red Sox, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Tampa Bay Rays No. 27-rated offense, averaging 3.87 runs per game, against a Boston Red Sox defense that ranks No. 26 at 4.82 in runs allowed per game. The Tampa Bay Rays have averaged 8.48 hits per game so far, less than Boston Red Sox batters have averaged on the year (9.32 hits per game).

Tampa Bay owns the No. 9 defense, allowing 3.87 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Boston's No. 26-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Sox grabbed a win last time out, defeating M Moore and the Rays 10-4 on Saturday at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
  • Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Boston is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Tampa Bay's last 19 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 9 games at home
  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Baltimore, Monday, September 14th
Tampa Bay home to New York, Monday, September 14th