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Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Betting Odds Preview and Pick

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

Wade Miley gets the call for the Boston Red Sox and he will try to build on a 11-10 mark. In the other dugout, Erasmo Ramirez brings a 10-6 ledger to the game for the Tampa Bay Rays as he tries to quiet the Red Sox bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Tampa Bay Rays listed as underdogs of 108 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.4-4.7 win for the Red Sox on Thursday. 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

The Boston Red Sox sport a record of 72-79 heading into this matchup, while the Tampa Bay Rays sit at 74-78 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

The Boston Red Sox sit at No. 5 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tampa Bay Rays sit at No. 11 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Boston owns the No. 2 ranking for hits at 9.34 per game. By contrast, the Tampa Bay Rays are rated No. 19 in the same category at 8.53 per game.

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

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Red Sox, a 6-2 final on Wednesday in support of D Smyly at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 9 games when playing on the road against Boston
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games
  • Boston is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 9 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Toronto, Friday, September 25th
Boston home to Baltimore, Friday, September 25th