We are hitting the home stretch from Major League Baseball in the closing month and the pennant and wildcard race is heating up in the American League East as the Boston Red Sox will travel to open up a series against the Tampa Bay Ray son Tuesday night September 10th. The Red Sox and Rays will get things started from Tampa Bay at 7:10PM Eastern Time and the MLB Network will deliver the cover live on TV. Check out the latest MLB odds at Oddsmaker sportsbook.
The current odds available for wagering in this first game of this key AL East series have the have the home side Tampa Bay Rays favored by-142 odds with the return on the road underdog Boston Red Sox at +132 odds. The over under run total is lined at seven runs with under the total favored by -125 odds and over the total bringing back -105 odds. Those who play on the run line with the Tampa Bay Rays and lay the -1 ½ runs will get back +160 odds. Those who want the +1 ½ run head start with the Boston Red Sox will have to lay -190 odds for their run line wager.
A current check of the standings in the AL East and we find the Boston Red Sox leading the division by 7 ½ games ahead of the second place Tampa Bay Rays. Tampa Bay currently holds a slim 1 ½ game lead over both the Cleveland Indians and Baltimore Orioles for the final wildcard berth in the AL with just 20 games left to be played. Boston has 19 games remaining on their schedule.
Tampa Bay has had good recent success against the Boston Red Sox by posting up two straight wins and four wins in their past five head to head meetings. The team has fallen deep behind Boston in the AL East race as they have dropped seven of their past ten games while the Red Sox were winning eight of their past ten contests. The recent ten game west coast trip to Oakland, LA Angels and Seattle did not turn out well. The pitching matchup for game one of this series will pit right hander Clay Buchholz on the hill for the Red Sox as he will oppose lefty David Price for the Rays.
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