Rays vs. Red Sox Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Red Sox are -107 money line favorites over the Rays, who are -101 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 9 runs as Tampa Bay enters play with an 11-16 record and Boston carries a mark of 13-14.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Rays opened as +106 money line underdogs for this game but are now -101 on the ML, while the Red Sox opened with -115 money line favorites and are now -107. The total has remained at 9 runs.
PITCHING MATCHUP: Chris Archer enters play with a 2-1 record and a 4.11 ERA, while Felix Doubront toes the rubber for Boston with a 1-3 mark and a 6.00 ERA.
MLB FREE PICK: Take Boston. According to MLB trends, the Red Sox are 5-2 in Doubront’s last seven starts against the Rays, who are 4-9 in their last 13 games in Boston and 1-4 in their last five games overall versus the Red Sox. The Rays are also 1-6 in their last seven overall, 1-7 in their last eight road games and 0-6 in their last six games as an underdog. On the other side, the Red Sox are 6-1 in their last seven games of a double-header, 5-1 in Doubront’s last six starts versus a team with a losing record and 17-4 in his last 21 starts during Game 3 of a series.
2014 MLB FREE PICK: BOSTON RED SOX -107