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(63-49) Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays (58-55)
Date: Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Time: 7:10 PM ET
Venue: Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg Florida
Projected Pitchers: Chris Sale vs. Austin Pruitt
MLB Moneyline Odds: Red Sox -190 Rays +180
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Red Sox -1.5 -120 Rays +1.5 +100
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: ov 7.5 -120 un 7.5 +100
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Boston Red Sox
Boston is 7-1 over their last eight games. Most recently sweeping the Chicago White Sox in their four game home series at Fenway. Tonight the Red Sox take to the road against division foe, Tampa Bay. The Red Sox lead the AL East by three games over the Yankees, and by 5.5 games over the Rays.
Ace Chris Sale (13-4, 2.70 ERA) will start tonight against the Rays. Sale has faced the Rays three times this year. He is 2-1 with a 3.43 ERA in those starts.
Combined in those three games, Sale pitched 21 innings, allowing 12 hits, eight runs (all earned), four home runs, five walks and 36 strikeouts.
The Rays hit .162 against Sale in those outings.
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay struggled to score runs in their last three game series against the Brewers. The Rays scored two runs in three games, losing the series, 2-1 at Tropicana Field.
The Rays understand how important this his home series is against the Red Sox. If they can’t score, they won’t win.
Austin Pruitt (6-2, 5.65 ERA) starts game one for the Rays.
Pruitt has faced the Red Sox in two games this season. He is 0-0 in two outings with a 13.50 ERA in those games. The Red Sox hit .579 over 3.1 innings against Pruitt this season.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Over is 12-3-1 in BOS last 16 Tue. games.
- BOS are 19-7 in their last 26 Tue. games.
- Under is 10-4 in BOS last 14 games following a win.
- Under is 7-3-1 in TB last 11 games following a win.
- Under is 7-3 in the last 10 meetings in Tampa Bay.
Free Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Prediction:
Take the Red Sox in tonight’s game. The pitching matchup will lead to a win for the Red Sox.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: UNDER the Number
In this matchup, I like the combined run total to stay low scoring, and under 7.5 runs. Take the under in this one.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Boston 3 – Tampa Bay 1
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