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Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Predictions, Picks, Odds, and Baseball Betting Preview | June 2, 2023

Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Predictions, Picks, Odds, and Baseball Betting Preview | June 2, 2023

The Tampa Bay Rays and the Boston Red Sox play the first game of their series later tonight. Check out our preview of this Rays vs Red Sox matchup in the 2023 MLB regular season. There are more baseball game previews to read here at TopBet, so feel free to look around and make bets on more games once you’re ready.

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Betting Preview for the Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox MLB Regular Season Game on June 2, 2023

Where: Fenway Park, Boston

When: Friday, June 2, 2023, 7:10 PM ET

Line: Tampa Bay Rays (-1.5) vs. Boston Red Sox (+1.5) view all 2023 MLB lines

TV Broadcast: MLBN/ESPN


Betting on the Tampa Bay Rays (-1.5)

Regular Season Record: 40-18

The Rays are 10-1 in their last 11 games after a day of rest. They are also 5-1 in their last five games on a Friday. On the season, the Rays are batting .267 with a.343 OBP. The Rays will start Tyler Glasnow for this upcoming contest against the Red Sox. Glasnow is 0-0 with a 6.23 ERA and 1.38 WHIP this season.

The Rays are coming off a 4-3 win against the Chicago Cubs on the road last Wednesday. They are now 5-3 in their last eight games.

Betting on the Boston Red Sox (+1.5)

Regular Season Record: 29-27

The Red Sox are coming off an 8-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds last Thursday. It’s their first win in four games, so they will look to sustain momentum this Friday against the Rays. For this matchup versus Tampa Bay, the Red Sox will have Garrett Whitlock on the mound. Whitlock is 2-2 with a 5.14 ERA and 1.19 WHIP this season for Boston, which is 20-12 this season in games where it is the underdog.

The Red Sox are 4-0 in their last four games against teams from the American League East division. They are also 4-1 in their last five games after scoring at least five runs in a prior contest.

Writer’s Prediction

The Rays win, 6-3.

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