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

The Tampa Bay Rays pay a visit to Boston on Friday, hoping to shut down the Red Sox bats in baseball betting action at Fenway Park.

Drew Pomeranz gets the call for the Boston Red Sox and he will try to build on a 14-5 mark. In the other dugout, Chris Archer brings a 9-8 ledger to the game for the Tampa Bay Rays as he tries to quiet the Red Sox bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -137 for the Boston Red Sox in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 9 at 5Dimes.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.8-3.4 win for the Rays on Friday. 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

79-61 Boston battles the Rays, currently with a 70-71 mark. 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. 21 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

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Tampa Bay Rays rank No. 25 at 8.32 hits per game. That compares with the Boston Red Sox No. 9 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Tampa Bay owns the No. 13-rated road mark, allowing 4.61 runs per game on the highway. Boston, on the other hand, rates No. 17 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 10-6 to Minnesota on Wednesday at Tropicana Field.

The Red Sox enjoyed a 6-1 victory at the expense of the Blue Jays on Wednesday, with Doug Fister throwing 7 innings of 4-hit ball at Fenway Park.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Boston, Saturday, September 9th