Tampa Bay Rays in the Boston Red Sox will face each other on Sunday from Tropicana Field. All odds for all games can be found at Oddsmaker sportsbook.
The Rays bounced back with a win yesterday over the division rival Red Sox. They were led by David Price who notched his 12th win of the season and they will be looking to James Shields for a series win tonight. Shields has pitched over 120 pitches in three of his last six starts at has a 4.17 ERA so far this season.
The Red Sox are having a tough season and dropped back to .500 yesterday with their loss. As a whole as an offense they only amassed seven hits and scored three runs while Clay Buchholz had a pretty good outing on the mound. Today Josh Beckett was lost his last three decisions will pitch for the Red Sox. He has allowed 85 hits in 89 innings of work this season.
Tampa Bay is 2-8 in their last 10 games as a favorite, 0-4 in their last four game three of a series, and 1-4 in Shields’ last five starts as a home favorite. Boston is 2-7 in their last nine games overall, 0-7 in their last seven games as a road underdog, and 0-5 in Beckett’s last five starts. The Red Sox have won the last four times Beckett has faced off against Shields.
Neither of these teams are really playing well right now so we will take the safeway out and just go with the home team. Give us Tampa as a slight moneyline favorite in this one at sportsbooks.