Rays vs. Red Sox Prediction
The Rays and Red Sox split the first two games in their series, with one game turning into a pitcher’s duel and the other into a high-scoring affair. With Wednesday night’s matchup scheduled for 7:10 p.m. ET, what’s the best bet when it comes to tonight’s total?
971 Tampa Bay Rays (+116) at 972 Boston Red Sox (-136); o/u 9.5
7:10 p.m. ET, Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Fenway Park, Boston, MA
Tampa Bay Rays DFS SPIN
Yandy Díaz went 3-for-4 with an RBI single, a run scored, and a walk in Tuesday’s win over the Red Sox. In the Rays’ four-run top of the sixth, Rene Pinto scored on Díaz’s 98.5-mph single. He also led off the top of the first with a 95.6-mph double, and sent a 102.4-mph double to left field in the top of the second. Díaz extended his hit streak to 10 games with the performance.
Boston Red Sox DFS SPIN
Xander Bogaerts went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run, a sacrifice fly, and a walk in Tuesday’s loss to the Rays. Bogaerts sent a 103.9-mph, 413-foot two-run home run to straightaway center field in the bottom of the first. And in the bottom of the seventh, he drove in Jarren Duran on a sacrifice fly. The star shortstop is batting .318 with seven home runs and three stolen bases over 286 at-bats.
Rays vs. Red Sox MLB BETTING PREDICTION
The over is 16-4-1 in the last 21 meetings between these two teams at Fenway Park, is 5-1 in the Rays’ last six games overall and is 5-1 in their last six road games. The over is also 10-3 in the Red Sox’ last 13 games when facing an opponent with a winning record and is 3-1-1 in their last five games when playing the third game of a series.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: RAYS/RED SOX OVER 9.5