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Moneyline Favors Boston Red Sox in MLB Battle with Tampa Bay Rays

The Boston Red Sox look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Tampa Bay Rays arrive at Fenway Park on Saturday.

Tampa Bay puts its faith in starter Matt Moore to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 1-2. Getting the ball for the Boston Red Sox is Joe Kelly, who owns a 2-6 record on the season with a 5.94 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Boston was a -133 moneyline favorites 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 9.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.5-3.2 result in favor of the Red Sox. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

46-58 Boston battles the Rays, currently with a 51-53 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

The Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays odds would favor the Rays if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Boston is rated No. 29 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Tampa Bay is at No. 19.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Tampa Bay Rays rank No. 29 at 7.9 hits per game. That compares with the Boston Red Sox No. 9 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Tampa Bay features the No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.52 runs per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 at home, scoring 4.7 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-5 to Boston on Friday at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Tampa Bay is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games when playing Boston
  • Boston is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games at home
  • Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Boston, Sunday, August 2nd