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Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/05/2020 MLB Tips, Forecast and Baseball Analysis

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Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 08-05-2020 MLB Tips Forecast and Baseball Analysis

Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/05/2020 – On Wednesday, Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays will conclude with their short two-game series from Tropicana Field in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Boston made their record worse after their last defeat against the Bay Rays. The Red Sox is still at the bottom of the AL East division with a 3-8 record. Tampa Bay managed to progress to 5-6 on the season and they are sitting at the third spot in the AL East. The Bay Rays are two games behind the Orioles in the second spot while Boston trails the Blue Jays by three games. Baseball betting is up and running on the mlb online websites. Bettors have this easy opportunity to place their bets on their favorite teams.

Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/05/2020

When: Wednesday, August 5, 6:40 PM ET
Where: Tropicana Field, St. Petersburgh, Florida
TV: MLBN
Stream: SofaScore

Boston Red Sox

Boston Red Sox must strike back before it’s too late. The Red Sox are five games behind the .500 mark and a bad start has led them to this situation. Last night, Boston suffered on the mound when they gave up five runs and scored just one. In the last three games, Boston has scored just 10 runs off the plate which is comparatively less than the other teams. The leading batsman for the Red Sox is Kevin Pillar with five RBIs and 13 hits. Christian Vazquez and Xander Bogaerts are the other notable hitters on the team. Martin Perez will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Perez is holding a 0-4 record against the Bay Rays with 38 strikeouts and an ERA of 6-75.

Players to watch: R. Devers 3B (GP11, AB41, R7, H8, 2B4, 3B0, HR1, RBI2, TB15, BB2, SO14, SB0, AVG0.195, OBP0.25, SLG0.366, OPS0.616, WAR0), J. Peraza 2B (GP10, AB40, R2, H10, 2B2, 3B0, HR0, RBI3, TB12, BB0, SO6, SB0, AVG0.25, OBP0.268, SLG0.3, OPS0.568, WAR0).

Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay is trying to make the best of this opportunity after being swept by the Baltimore Orioles. The Bay Rays least expected the Orioles to win all three games of their series. Out of the last six games, Tampa Bay lost five. The leading hitter is Brandon Lowe with nine RBIs and 12 hits. Willy Adames and Joey Wendle are the other notable hitters for their team. Tampa Bay will turn in Ryan Yarbrough as their starting pitcher in this game. Yarbrough is holding a 3-1 record against Boston with 32 strikeouts and an ERA of 4.84.

Players to watch: B. Lowe 2B (GP11, AB39, R7, H12, 2B3, 3B2, HR2, RBI9, TB25, BB4, SO12, SB0, AVG0.308, OBP0.386, SLG0.641, OPS1.027, WAR0), H. Renfroe RF (GP11, AB37, R4, H7, 2B2, 3B0, HR2, RBI9, TB15, BB2, SO10, SB0, AVG0.189, OBP0.231, SLG0.405, OPS0.636, WAR0).

Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers

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Boston Red Sox

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games.
Boston is 2-8 SU in their last 10 games.
Boston is 1-8 SU in their last 9 games against Tampa Bay.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games on the road.
Boston is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay.

Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay’s last 8 games against Boston.
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Boston.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay’s last 8 games played on a Wednesday.

Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks

The math is pretty simple since the Bay Rays have Yarbrough on the mound as their starter. Boston’s pitcher will make no sense against Tampa’s hitting squad. The mlb free betting picks are in support of the Bay Rays to win this game.

Score Prediction: Tampa Bay Rays 4, Boston Red Sox 2.