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Rays vs Red Sox Doubleheader Game 1 Odds, Probable Pitchers and Prop Bets for Saturday, June 8

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Rays vs Red Sox Doubleheader Game 1 Info

Tampa Bay Rays (38-23, 21-9 Away) vs. Boston Red Sox (33-30, 14-13 Home)

Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019

Time: 1:05 p.m. EST

Venue: Fenway Park – Boston, MA

Rays vs Red Sox Betting Odds & Probable Pitchers

All betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

Moneyline: TB: (-122) | BOS: (+106)

Spread: TB: -1.5 (+122) | BOS: +1.5 (-144)

Total: 10 – Over: (-130) | Under: (+106)

Public (Spread) Betting Percentages: TB: 26% | BOS: 74%

Probable Pitcher: TB: Ryan Yarbrough (4-2, 6.23 ERA) | BOS: Josh Smith (0-1, 4.91 ERA)

Rays vs Red Sox Betting Trends

- Tampa Bay is 9-4 straight up in its last 13 games.

- Tampa Bay is 7-3 straight up in its last 10 games against Boston.

- Boston is 4-1 straight up in its last five games.

- The total has hit the under in four of Boston's last five games against Tampa Bay.

Rays vs Red Sox Stats

- Tampa Bay is averaging 4.72 runs per game this season (No. 17 in MLB).

- Boston is averaging 5.38 runs per game this season (No. 5 in MLB).

- Ryan Yarbrough has posted a 1-0 record with a 3.60 ERA in six career appearances against Boston.

- Josh Smith has never faced Tampa Bay in his career. He has a 4.91 ERA in his four appearances this season.

Rays vs Red Sox Prop Bet

All Rays-Red Sox betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

- First Inning Total Runs: 2 Runs or More (+175) – Both of the starting pitchers in this matchup have struggled this season. The Tampa Bay Rays are trotting out Ryan Yarbrough, who has a 6.23 ERA this season, while the Boston Red Sox's starter, Josh Smith, owns a 4.91 ERA in 2019. Given that both pitchers have gotten roughed up this season, we could be in for some fireworks in the first frame this afternoon.


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