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    The Tampa Bay Rays (86-74) take a three-game losing streak into a road matchup against the Boston Red Sox (76-84) on Tuesday at 7:10 PM ET. The Rays are favored (-116) to break their streak against the underdog Red Sox (-103). Tampa Bay’s Jeffrey Springs and Boston’s Nathan Eovaldi will start this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rays vs. Red Sox

    • Game Day: Tuesday, October 4, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
    • Stadium: Fenway Park
    Rays vs Red Sox Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rays -116 7.5

    Rays Stats & Trends

    Rays Batting

    • The Rays rank 25th in MLB play with 137 home runs. They average 0.9 per game.
    • The Rays have the 16th-ranked batting average in the majors (.240).
    • The Rays’ .308 on-base percentage ranks 20th in baseball.
    • The Rays strike out 8.6 times per game, the No. 21 mark in baseball.
    • The Rays average 0.8 home runs per game when playing away from home this season (66 total in road outings).
    • The Rays are slugging .368 with 2.7 extra-base hits per game in road contests.
    • The club averages 8.3 hits per game and is batting .238 on the road this season.

    Rays Key Batters

    • Yandy Diaz leads Tampa Bay in OBP (.403) this season, fueled by 140 hits.
    • Among qualified hitters in baseball, Diaz is 14th in batting average, sixth in on-base percentage, and 69th in slugging.
    • Diaz has picked up at least one hit in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is batting .429 with a double, two walks and three RBI.
    • Randy Arozarena leads Tampa Bay in slugging percentage (.445) and total hits (153) this season.
    • Among qualified batters, Arozarena ranks 58th in batting average, 62nd in on-base percentage and 51st in slugging percentage.
    • Harold Ramirez has collected 121 base hits, an OBP of .345 and a slugging percentage of .408 this season.
    • Isaac Paredes has been key for Tampa Bay with 68 hits, an OBP of .307 plus a slugging percentage of .442.

    Red Sox Stats & Trends

    Red Sox Batting

    • The Red Sox have hit 152 homers this season, which ranks 20th in the league.
    • The Red Sox have a team batting average of .257 this season, which ranks third among MLB teams.
    • The Red Sox are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking sixth with an OBP of .320.
    • The Red Sox rank 16th in strikeouts per game (8.5) among MLB offenses.
    • In 79 games at home this season, they’ve hit 83 homers, an average of 1.1 per contest.
    • They are slugging .441 in 79 home games this season.
    • They are averaging 9.3 base hits per game and batting .272 as a team at home this season.

    Red Sox Key Batters

    • Rafael Devers has collected 163 hits, a team-best for the Red Sox.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in MLB, Devers’ batting average ranks 15th, his on-base percentage is 23rd, and he is ninth in slugging.
    • Devers hopes to build on a two-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .400 with two doubles, three walks and an RBI.
    • Xander Bogaerts paces his team with a .376 OBP, and has a club-leading .450 slugging percentage.
    • Including all qualified hitters, Bogaerts’ batting average puts him sixth, his on-base percentage is 10th, and he is 46th in slugging.
    • Alex Verdugo is batting .283 with 39 doubles, a triple, 11 home runs and 41 walks.
    • J.D. Martinez is batting .273 with 43 doubles, a triple, 14 home runs and 51 walks.

    Rays vs. Red Sox Probable Pitchers

    Springs Eovaldi
    24 GS 19
    9-4 W-L 5-3
    2.45 ERA 4.05
    132.1 IP 104.1
    30 BB 18
    141 SO 99

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