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2022 MLB Handicapping
(43-37) Tampa Bar Rays vs. Boston Red Sox (53-20)
Date: Tuesday, July 5th, 2022
Time: 7:10 PM ET
Venue: Fenway Park, Boston, MA
Projected Pitchers: Jeffrey Springs (TB) vs. Nick Pivetta (BOS)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Rays +110, Red Sox -130
MLB run line Betting Odds: Rays +1.5 (-140), Red Sox -1.5 (+120)
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 9.5
The Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays face off on Monday in an MLB game at Fenway Park in Boston.
Trevor Story hit a solo homer, Kutter Crawford pitched 5.1 innings of two-hit relief and the Red Sox won their eighth straight Fourth of July game, beating the Rays 4-0 on Monday.
Boston Red Sox
The Red Sox got off to a sluggish 14-22 start, but since May 18, they are tied with the New York Yankees with an MLB-best 31-13 record. They won their second straight game Monday after beating the Cubs 4-2 on Sunday.
The Red Sox are averaging 4.73 runs per game which is 7th in the league while their defense is ranked 3.99 runs per agme which is 9th in the league. Trevor Story has hit 12 home runs and driven in 52 RBIs.
Nick Pivetta (8-5, 3.23 ERA) will make his 16th start of the season on Tuesday. In seven home starts, Pivetta is 4-2 with a 2.79 ERA.
Tampa Bay Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays are fourth in the AL East, 15 games behind the first-place Yankees, two games behind the Red Sox, and one game behind the Blue Jays.
The Rays have been a streaky team as of last. After winning three straight games over the Pirates, they went on a four-game losing streak and then won three consecutive games before the streak ended against Boston.
The Rays offense is averaging 4.14 runs per game while their pitching is giving up 3.87 runs per game. The offense is ranked 22nd in the league while their pitching staff is ranked 5th overall. Randy Arozarena is having a big season hitting eight home runs and driving in 36 RBIs.
Jeffrey Springs (3-2, 2.25 ERA) will start on Tuesday. He is 2-1 with a 2.76 ERA in eight road games this season.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Rays are 18-20 ATS on the road
- Rays O/U are 20-17-1 on the road
- Red Sox are 19-18 at home
- Red Sox O/U are 15-20-2 at home
Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Prediction:
Boston is the better team in this series and have won 9 of the last 10 games started by Nick Pivetta, and 9 of their last 12 games against a team with a winning record.
The Rays have dropped 9 of their last 14 games against team’s with a winning record.
Give me the Red Sox to win again.
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