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Boston Red Sox Favored by -111 Against Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Tampa Bay and Boston on Saturday, with the host Rays trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

It's a pitching duel between Alex Cobb for the Tampa Bay Rays (11-9 on the year) and Rick Porcello for Boston Red Sox (9-17 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Tampa Bay was a 101 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.5.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Red Sox to win this game 5.0-4.0. 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

72-76 Tampa Bay battles the Red Sox, currently with a 84-63 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Boston injuries news.

The Tampa Bay Rays sit at No. 16 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Boston Red Sox sit at No. 19 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Boston Red Sox rank No. 6 at 9.12 hits per game. That compares with the Tampa Bay Rays No. 26 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Boston features the No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.1 runs per game. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, comes in at No. 26 at home, scoring 4.24 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston needed extra innings to get the job done against the Rays on Friday as the Red Sox defeated them 13-6 at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Boston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • Boston is 13-5 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
  • Boston is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Tampa Bay is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
  • Tampa Bay is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Tampa Bay, Sunday, September 17th