Saturday, August 28, 2010

Red Sox vs Rays Baseball Betting

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The Boston Red Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Tropicana Field.
Clay Buchholz will be the starting pitcher for the Red Sox on this day. Righthander Buchholz is 15-5 this season with a 2.26 ERA.
It'll be Matt Garza toeing the rubber for the Rays in this contest. Righthander Garza is 13-7 with a 3.64 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Rays listed as 135-moneyline favorites versus the Red Sox, while the game's total has not yet been posted.
Victor Martinez launched two solo home runs and the Red Sox went on to defeat the Rays 3-1 on Friday, as +120 underdogs. The four runs went UNDER that game's posted over/under (7) set by sportsbooks.
Jon Lester collected the win for the Red Sox, allowing just two hits and one run over seven innings. Jonathan Papelbon earned his 33rd save with a scoreless ninth.
David Price was tagged with the Rays loss, giving up 10 hits and three runs over his seven innings.
Current streak:
Tampa Bay has lost 2 straight games.
Team records:
Boston: 74-55 SU
Tampa Bay: 78-50 SU
Boston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Boston are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Boston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
Tampa Bay is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
Next up:
Tampa Bay home to Boston, Sunday, August 29

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