Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 08/10/2021 Odds, Betting Picks and Predictions
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Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 08/10/2021 – An important AL East Division play is all set to get underway as the Tampa Bay Rays take on the Boston Red Sox from Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Boston will try to regain their top spot in this series but they need to take out a tough Tampa squad. Tampa Bay was successful against the Red Sox in their last series and this is an important set for both teams. The field is set and the baseball betting websites are flourishing online as they square off in this entertaining series. Boston is three-plus games behind the Bay Rays at the top.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 08/10/2021
Tampa Bay Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays have won 68 games and dropped 44 this season. Tampa has been at the top of the AL East since their success against Boston in their last series. The Bay Rays have smashed nine runs against the Orioles in their last game and gave up just six at the plate. Tampa Bay entered this game riding a four-game winning streak. Luis Patino will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 2-3 record on the season with an ERA of 4.42, 38 Ks, and 12 BBs.
Players to watch: Austin Meadows DH (GP 103, AB 385, R 62, H 93, 2B 25, 3B 1, HR 21, RBI 77, TB 183, BB 47, SO 99, SB 3, AVG 0.242, OBP 0.328, SLG 0.475, OPS 0.803, WAR 1.7), Randy Arozarena LF (GP 99, AB 380, R 66, H 102, 2B 20, 3B 2, HR 16, RBI 52, TB 174, BB 37, SO 115, SB 11, AVG 0.268, OBP 0.344, SLG 0.458, OPS 0.802, WAR 3).
Boston Red Sox
The Boston Red Sox have smashed eight runs from the plate in their last game and gave up nine to the Toronto Blue Jays. The Red Sox have declined in their last week as they dropped their four-game series against the Blue Jays with a 1-3 record. Eduardo Rodriguez will take the mound in this game as their starting pitcher. The southpaw is holding an 8-6 record on the season with an ERA of 5.33, 131 Ks, and 32 BBs. Boston won a total of 65 games and dropped 49 in return. The Red Sox are three-plus games ahead of the Yankees.
Players to watch: J.D. Martinez LF (GP 105, AB 407, R 71, H 118, 2B 30, 3B 3, HR 21, RBI 71, TB 217, BB 42, SO 103, SB 0, AVG 0.29, OBP 0.355, SLG 0.533, OPS 0.888, WAR 2.9), Rafael Devers 3B (GP 108, AB 404, R 71, H 115, 2B 29, 3B 1, HR 27, RBI 82, TB 227, BB 44, SO 104, SB 3, AVG 0.285, OBP 0.359, SLG 0.562, OPS 0.921, WAR 3.7).
Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Betting Numbers
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay’s last 10 games.
Boston Red Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston’s last 8 games.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Betting Picks
The Tampa Bay Rays have been at the top after a solid comeback. The Bay Rays have won nine of their last 11 games. The MLB odds favor the Bay Rays to win this game and build on their winning streak.
Score Prediction: Bay Rays 7, Red Sox 3.