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The Tampa Bay Rays (43-37) travel to Boston to battle against the Red Sox (45-35) in an MLB on TBS matchup on Tuesday night. Tampa had its three-game win streak halted after it fell 4-0 to Boston in the first game of the series. Meanwhile, the Red Sox have won two straight and are 22-8 since June 1.

The first pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. ET from Fenway Park. Boston is the -115 money line favorite (risk $115 to win $100) in the latest Rays vs. Red Sox odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while Tampa Bay is a -105 underdog. The over-under for total runs scored is nine. Before making any Red Sox vs. Rays picks, you need to see the MLB predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's advanced computer model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every MLB game 10,000 times. and it is 271-232 on top-rated MLB money-line picks since the start of the 2021 season, returning well over $500 for $100 players. This is the same model that pegged the 2021 Atlanta Braves at 10-1 as one of three best bets to win it all last season. Anybody who has followed it has seen profitable returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Rays vs. Red Sox, and just locked in its picks and MLB predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are several MLB odds and betting lines for Red Sox vs. Rays:

  • Rays vs. Red Sox money line: Boston -115, Tampa Bay -105
  • Rays vs. Red Sox run-line: Tampa Bay +1.5 (-195)
  • Rays vs. Red Sox over-under: nine runs
  • TB: Over is 5-0 in Rays' last five games vs. a right-handed starter
  • BOS: Red Sox are 5-0 in their last five home games 
  • Rays vs. Red Sox picks: See picks at SportsLine
Featured Game | Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays

Why you should back the Red Sox

Designated hitter J.D. Martinez is a talented batter with the ability to hit for average. Martinez has constantly produced runs in the middle of the lineup for Boston, and the four-time All-Star owns a batting average of .306 with eight home runs and 33 RBI. His swing is effortless and he finds the gaps with ease as Martinez ranks third in the AL with 24 doubles.

Catcher Christian Vazquez is a solid athlete behind the plate with terrific judgment of the strike zone. Vazquez delivers darts from behind the plate as he's thrown out 10 baserunners, the third most in the league. The 31-year-old currently has a batting average of .295 with four home runs and 31 RBI. On July 3, he went 2-for-5 with two singles.

Why you should back the Rays

First baseman Ji-Man Choi owns solid power to all parts of the field and is one of Tampa's best run-producers from the middle part of the lineup. The 31-year-old has a batting average of .283 with seven home runs and 36 RBI. On July 3, he went 3-for-5 with a double and solo home run.

Second baseman Isaac Paredes has above-average tools at the plate with a great understanding of the strike zone. Paredes has the discipline before turning on a pitch that he likes as he's batting .370 over the last 14 days. The 23-year-old leads the team in home runs (13) and he's also driven in 27. On July 2, he went 3-for-5 with a three-run bomb.

How to make Rays vs. Red Sox picks

SportsLine's model is leaning over on the total, projecting 9.3 combined runs. It also says one side of the money line has all the value. You can only get the model's MLB picks at SportsLine.

So who wins Red Sox vs. Rays? And which side has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its MLB picks, and find out.