John Lackey Toes the Rubber for the Red Sox against Chris Archer and the Rays in Tampa

Mlb Baseball Betting On The Tampa Bay Rays






The Boston Red Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Tropicana Field.

The Red Sox will trot John Lackey out to the mound in this one. Right hander Lackey has a 5-3 record and a 4.01 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the Rays will be Chris Archer. The right hander has a 4.59 ERA to go along with a 3-2 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Red Sox listed as 110-moneyline favorites versus the Rays, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.

The Rays were a 5-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -108 on the
moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for PUSH bettors.

In their last action, Boston was a 7-2 loser at home against the Blue Jays. Bettors on Toronto at +144 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that
game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.


Team record: 20-26

Current Streak: lost 7 straight games.

Boston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston’s last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay

The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Boston’s last 18 games when playing Tampa Bay

Boston is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay:

Team record: 20-28

Tampa Bay is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games

Tampa Bay is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games at home

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 7 games when playing Boston

Next up:

Boston at Tampa Bay Saturday, May 24

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Dirty has been an employee or owner of some of the top online sports gambling forums since 1998. He worked at EOG.com from it's inception until 2008 when he left and opened GamblingIQ and then in 2012 opened Handicappers Hidaway. He has written hundreds af articles over the years and always has his "Dirty Dozen" College Football poll up starting the first week of October.
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