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Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox Betting Pick

The Tampa Bay Rays are on the road at the Boston Red Sox for the third of a four game series on Wednesday. The Rays won the first game of the series on Monday by a score of 5-3. On Tuesday,  The Red Sox came away with a 5-4 win to even the series up.

The win for the Boston Red Sox pushed them to 22-20 on the season. The Red Sox are third in the American League East. Despite their win, the Red Sox still have dropped six out of their last ten games.

For the Rays, they fell back under .500. Tampa Bay is now 21-22 on the season. The Rays are in fourth place in the division. Tampa Bay is only ahead of the Toronto Blue Jays in the American League East.

The Boston Red Sox come into this game as the favorites. Boston is listed at -140 over Tampa Bay. The total for this affair is listed at 8.5 runs.

Tampa Bay Rays

The Rays got two hits from Josh Lowe, Isaac Paredes and Amed Rosario. Randy Arozerena hit his 8th home run of the season, while Lowe knocked his first over the boards. The Rays used 7 pitchers in the game.

The Tampa Bay Rays are going to send Taj Bradley to the mound in this game. The 23 year old has made one start this season. He went six innings, and allowed just a single run, but took a loss. Bradley struck out 7 in that start.

Next up for the Rays is a road trip north of the border. The Rays are at the Toronto Blue Jays for a weekend series. Following that trip the Rays will head home to take on the Red Sox, Royals and Athletics for nine straight at home.

Boston Red Sox

For the Boston Red Sox, Tanner Houck will get the nod. Houck is 3-4 on the season, but has a nice ERA of 2.24 on the season. In 52.1 innings thrown, he has struck out 50 batters. His last outing was on May 10th, where he went 7 innings, allowing just 3 runs, but taking the loss.

Boston tied the game in the bottom of the 11th with a Rob Refsnyder ground out, and then won it in the bottom of the 12th with a Romy Gonzalez base hit. The Red Sox had just 7 hits in the game, but it was just enough for the win. Boston’s Tyler O’Neill has gotten off to a quick start, leading the team with 10 homeruns on the season.

The Boston Red Sox will head to St. Louis this weekend to take on the Cardinals for three in a row. Boston then  heads to Tampa for a rematch of this series. Following that, the Red Sox host Milwaukee for a three game series.

Red Sox Top Rays

The Boston Red Sox are the favorites here, and for good reason. We like Tanner Houck in this game. Taj Bradley has good stuff, but in the end, Boston is going to get to him here.

We are going to take the Boston Red Sox -140 over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday. Best of luck and enjoy all the Major League Baseball action!

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