Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays - 9/22/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tampa Bay Rays (72-77) at Boston Red Sox (71-77)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 7:10 pm (Fenway Park)
M Moore (1-4) (7.06) vs. Henry Owens (3-2) (4.33)
The Line: Boston Red Sox -137 / Tampa Bay Rays +127 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
TV: NESN, SunSports
The Tampa Bay Rays shoot for a road win versus the Boston Red Sox in Tuesday action.
The Tampa Bay Rays are playing for pride at this juncture of the season with the playoffs out of reach. The Rays blew a 3-0 lead on the way to an 8-7 defeat at Fenway Park Sunday. Starter Chris Archer gave up a run in five frames before Alex Colome and Brandon Gomes gave up three runs apiece. The Rays pounded out eleven hits and walked six times with Brandon Guyer and Richie Schafer going deep and scoring two runs apiece while Grady Sizemore and Logan Forsythe drove in two runs apiece. The Rays hand the ball to left hander Matt Moore who opposes the Red Sox for the third time. Moore comes off his best outing of the year with seven scoreless innings versus the Orioles.
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The Boston Red Sox had high hopes to begin the season but need to regroup in the off season. The Red Sox ran their winning streak to three with Monday’s come from behind victory. Starter Eduardo Rodriguez allowed three runs on six hits through six innings before fore relievers allowed four runs. Boston logged ten hits and walked six times with Xander Bogaerts going 2-5 with a homer, five RBI’s and two runs while Mookie Betts and Dustin Pedroia logged five hits and four runs. The Red Sox hand the ball to rookie Henry Owens who opposes Tampa Bay for the first time. Owens comes off of a 10-1 rout of the Orioles with a six hit shutout in 7.2 frames.
The over is 13-3-2 in Tampa Bay’s last 18 Tuesday games and is 7-3-1 in their last 11 road games while going 7-3-1 in their last 11 on grass. The over is 7-2 in Boston’s last 9 Tuesday games and is 20-6-1 in their last 27 home games while going 35-14-2 in their last 51 on grass. The under is 22-9 in the last 31 meetings in Boston. This might turn out to be a stupid pick but I think Boston can win this…