Table of Contents

    The Tampa Bay Rays (75-58) host the Boston Red Sox (67-69) on Tuesday at 6:40 PM ET. The Rays are favored (-160) against the underdog Red Sox (+136). Drew Rasmussen gets the starting nod for Tampa Bay, and Rich Hill is Boston’s pick to start.

    It’s time to get your parents, spouse, coworkers, third cousin and mailman together again. MLB pools are back! Hit your own home run with RunYourPool today.
    Start here >

    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rays vs. Red Sox

    • Game Day: Tuesday, September 6, 2022
    • Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
    • Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
    • Stadium: Tropicana Field
    Rays vs Red Sox Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rays -160 7

    Rays Stats & Trends

    Rays Batting

    • The Rays are 22nd in MLB play with 119 total home runs.
    • The Rays’ .242 batting average ranks 15th in the majors.
    • The Rays are 20th in baseball with an on-base percentage of .310.
    • The Rays strike out 8.7 times per game, the No. 19 mark in the league.
    • The Rays average 0.9 homers per game when playing at home this season (62 total in home contests).
    • The Rays are slugging .387 with 2.8 extra-base hits per game in home contests.
    • The club is batting .241 with 535 hits (7.8 per game) at home this season.

    Rays Key Batters

    • Yandy Diaz leads Tampa Bay in OBP (.396) this season, fueled by 122 hits.
    • Among qualified batters in the majors, Diaz is 23rd in batting average, fifth in on-base percentage, and 72nd in slugging.
    • Diaz will look for his third straight game with a hit in this contest. In his last five games he is hitting .467 with a double, four walks and three RBI.
    • Randy Arozarena leads Tampa Bay in slugging percentage (.449) and total hits (129) this season.
    • Arozarena’s batting average is 58th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 68th, and his slugging percentage 45th.
    • Harold Ramirez is batting .327 with a .438 slugging percentage and 49 RBI this year.
    • David Peralta is batting .257 with a .322 OBP and 51 RBI for Tampa Bay this season.
    • Peralta has safely hit in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .313 with three doubles and two RBI.

    Red Sox Stats & Trends

    Red Sox Batting

    • The Red Sox’s 128 home runs rank 20th in Major League Baseball.
    • The Red Sox rank fourth in MLB with a .259 team batting average.
    • The Red Sox have an OBP of .320 this season, which ranks sixth in MLB.
    • The Red Sox rank 18th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.5 whiffs per contest.
    • They have averaged 0.8 home runs per game in their 67 road contests this season.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .381 in away games this season with 202 extra-base hits.
    • In 67 road games this season, they have a batting average of .248 while averaging 8.7 base hits per contest.

    Red Sox Key Batters

    • Rafael Devers has racked up 137 hits, a team-best for the Red Sox.
    • Including all qualified hitters in the majors, Devers is 22nd in batting average, 32nd in on-base percentage and ninth in slugging percentage.
    • Xander Bogaerts leads his team with a .384 on-base percentage, and has a club-leading .469 slugging percentage.
    • Bogaerts’ batting average ranks fourth among all qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks seventh, and he is 32nd in slugging.
    • Alex Verdugo is batting .284 with 34 doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 34 walks.
    • Tommy Pham is batting .246 with 19 doubles, a triple, 15 home runs and 50 walks.

    Rays vs. Red Sox Probable Pitchers

    Rasmussen Hill
    23 GS 20
    9-4 W-L 6-5
    2.70 ERA 4.52
    116.2 IP 93.2
    27 BB 29
    103 SO 76
    Previous

    Arkansas Razorbacks vs. South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Lines & Preview | NCAAFB Week 2

    Next

    Seattle Mariners vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Betting Preview | September 6

    About Author

    Matt K

    Matt is the Social Media Manager at RYP and currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts. He has experience managing social media accounts with agencies, small brands, and large companies. He’s a diehard New England sports fanatic, and if he’s not watching the Celtics, he can be found roaming around Boston discovering all that the city has to offer.

    MLB Baseball Pools

    MLB Pick'em

    Featured

    Run a Golf Pool for The Masters

    Golf Pick'em

    Featured

    Baseball Squares Pool (MLB Postseason Only)

    MLB Pick'em

    Featured

    Baseball Survivor Pool

    MLB Pick'em

    Featured

    NFL Margin Pools for 2024

    NFL Pick'em

    Featured

    NFL Playoff Bracket Pools for 2024

    NFL Pick'em

    Featured

    Check Also