Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 06/23/2021 – AL East Division foes, Boston Red Sox, and Tampa Bay Rays will continue their three-game series from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. Boston is back at the top of their division and they are all set to extend their success. The Bay Rays are trailing the Red Sox and remain way ahead of the Yankees. Tampa Bay was knocked out of their position after dropping consecutive games. The top baseball picks today are once again slanting towards the Red Sox to win this game and cover the spread.
Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 06/23/2021
|When:||Wednesday, June 23, 7:10 PM ET|
|Where:||Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida|
Boston Red Sox
The Boston Red Sox have won a total of 44 games this season while dropping 29 in return. Boston has been dominating the AL East right from the start and is keen on maintaining its position. Last night, they smashed nine runs from the plate and gave up just five to the Bay Rays. Xander Bogaerts, Rafael Devers, and J.D. Martinez are top hitters from the plate. Garret Richards will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Richards is holding a 4-4 record on the season with an ERA of 4.36 and 64 Ks.
Players to watch: R. Devers 3B (GP 68, AB 259, R 48, H 72, 2B 20, 3B 1, HR 18, RBI 57, TB 148, BB 23, SO 74, SB 3, AVG 0.278, OBP 0.341, SLG 0.571, OPS 0.913, WAR 2.6), J.D. Martinez LF (GP 66, AB 259, R 48, H 80, 2B 17, 3B 2, HR 14, RBI 44, TB 143, BB 24, SO 64, SB 0, AVG 0.309, OBP 0.367, SLG 0.552, OPS 0.919, WAR 2.3).
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay Rays will enter this game riding a seven-game losing streak. The Bay Rays have won 43 and dropped 31 in return. Tampa Bay is in desperate need of a victory, but the Red Sox are not easy to defeat. Joey Wendle, Austin Meadows, and Randy Arozarena are the top hitters from the plate. The Bay Rays will turn in Rich Hill as their starter in this game. The southpaw is 5-2 with an ERA of 3.64 and 74 Ks on the season.
Players to watch: R. Arozarena LF (GP 68, AB 266, R 46, H 69, 2B 12, 3B 1, HR 10, RBI 37, TB 113, BB 27, SO 85, SB 11, AVG 0.259, OBP 0.338, SLG 0.425, OPS 0.763, WAR 2.3), A. Meadows DH (GP 68, AB 256, R 43, H 59, 2B 18, 3B 1, HR 15, RBI 50, TB 124, BB 34, SO 76, SB 2, AVG 0.23, OBP 0.325, SLG 0.484, OPS 0.81, WAR 1.1).
Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers
Boston Red Sox
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Boston’s last 12 games.
Boston is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
Red Sox is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against Tampa Bay.
Boston is 8-2 SU in their last 10 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay.
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games.
Tampa Bay is 0-7 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay’s last 7 games against Boston.
Tampa Bay is 12-3 SU in their last 15 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games when playing at home against Boston.
Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks
The Red Sox have been on fire and they will do their best to retain their position. The best mlb gambling site favors the Red Sox to continue their success against the Bay Rays. Back Boston to win and cover.
Score Prediction: Red Sox 8, Bay Rays 6.