Rays vs. Red Sox Prediction
The Rays and Red Sox have typically played in high-scoring games but the series opener on Monday was more of a pitcher’s duel. Will these two teams break out the bats in tonight’s matchup at 7:10 p.m. ET?
917 Tampa Bay Rays (+110) at 968 Boston Red Sox (-130); o/u 9.5
7:10 p.m. ET, Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Fenway Park, Boston, MA
Tampa Bay Rays DFS SPIN
Jeffrey Springs will rejoin the Rays and start Tuesday's game against the Red Sox. Springs was scratched from his start Thursday as he tended to a family medical matter, but will rejoin the team to start Tuesday in Boston. The 29-year-old left-hander has been excellent this season, posting a 2.25 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, and 65 strikeouts across 60 innings.
Boston Red Sox DFS SPIN
Rafael Devers went 2-for-4 with an RBI and run scored in a victory over the Rays on Monday. Devers was also caught stealing for the first time this year. The RBI came on an infield single in the fifth. Devers has played at an MVP-level in 2022 with a slash of .327/.383/.579 with 17 homers and 46 RBI.
Rays vs. Red Sox MLB BETTING PREDICTION
The over is 16-5-1 in the last 22 meetings between these two teams at Fenway Park, is 5-0 in the Rays’ last five games versus a right-handed starter and is 4-1 in Tampa’s last five games overall. On the other side, the over is 9-3 in the Red Sox’ last 12 games versus a team with a winning record and is 4-1 in their last five home games versus an opponent with a winning record.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: RAYS/RED SOX OVER 9.5