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Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox Betting Odds and Pick

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

The match puts starter Matt Andriese for the Tampa Bay Rays on the hill facing Chris Sale for the Boston Red Sox. Andriese brings a 5-2 mark to the game, while Sale is 15-7 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Tampa Bay Rays were listed as 241 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Saturday over at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 2.0-1.8 win for 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

The Boston Red Sox sport a record of 80-61 heading into this matchup, while the Tampa Bay Rays sit at 70-72 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 21-ranked Boston Red Sox and the No. 11-rated Tampa Bay Rays in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Boston Red Sox No. 12-rated offense, averaging 4.76 runs per game, against a Tampa Bay Rays defense that ranks No. 9 at 4.38 in runs allowed per game. The Boston Red Sox have averaged 8.99 hits per game so far, more than Tampa Bay Rays batters have averaged on the year (8.3 hits per game).

Boston owns the No. 4 defense, allowing 4.76 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Tampa Bay's No. 9-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay suffered a 9-3 loss against Boston on Friday, as C Archer wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Boston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 10 games
  • Boston is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Boston is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Boston, Sunday, September 10th