Tyler Glasnow pitches against Brayan Bello after last night’s close game. Boston only has a few games left to leave a mark on the season. While Tampa is starting to tune up for the playoffs. These contrasts provide chances to bet value. Keep reading for betting odds, trends and our prediction for Rays vs. Red Sox.
Game Matchup & Betting Odds
913 Tampa Bay Rays (-125) v. 914 Boston Red Sox (+105); o/u 8
6:10 PM ET, Wednesday, Sept 27th, 2023
Fenway Park, Boston, MA
MLB Public Betting Information
At the time of writing The Spread’s MLB Public Betting page shows 73% of moneyline wagers have been placed on the Rays.
Rays vs. Red Sox Players Spotlight
Rafael Devers against the Rays this year has hit .157 with six hits, four RBIs, and four strikeouts. Last night’s game was more of the same. He went 0 for 5 with three strikeouts.
Manuel Margot went 4-for-4 with two RBI and a win over the Red Sox Tuesday at Fenway Park. Margot drove in two runs, both coming on singles, in an exciting 9-7 win over the Red Sox in Boston. The 28-year-old has become a full-time player, with Luke Raley and Jose Siri both on the injured list. With the perfect night at the plate, Margot is hitting .264/.310/.369 with three homers and 34 RBI across 315 plate appearances.
Rays vs. Red Sox MLB Betting Trends
The totals have gone OVER in 39 of Red Sox’ 79 last games at home
Red Sox are 0-5 in their last 5 games against the spread
Rays are 40-36 in their road games against the spread
MLB BETTING PREDICTION:
These teams have averaged 9.8 runs a game over the last five meetings. The Rays sit in a tight division race. That incentive applies pressure. Either the Rays will crack or the bats will. I am inclined to trust last night’s example of what happened. Bet the over.
Rays vs. Red Sox MLB Prediction: OVER 8