MLB Odds, Picks & Predictions for Red Sox vs. Rays: Pro Bettors Aligned on Wednesday Night
Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images. Pictured: Chris Sale #41 of the Boston Red Sox
- The Boston Red Sox visit the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night (7:10 p.m. ET) in AL East MLB action.
- With Chris Sale on the mound, the Red Sox opened as sizable road favorites against the Rays, however, that line has been on the move.
- Below we break down the latest Red Sox vs. Rays odds movement, including how sharp bettors have shifted tonight's moneyline.
Red Sox vs. Rays MLB Odds
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*MLB Odds as of Wednesday at 7:20 a.m. ET
With the calendar flipping to September, the Tampa Bay Rays hold a healthy eight-game lead in the AL East.
On the other hand, the Boston Red Sox are clinging to the final AL Wild Card spot by one game over the Oakland Athletics.
With Chris Sale on the mound tonight, it’s not all that surprising to see the Red Sox as favorites against the Rays.
However, how this line has moved has moved since opening tells us more about the opinions of the market’s sharper bettors.
Using our MLB PRO Report, let’s detail how smart money is shaping Red Sox vs. Rays odds.
Red Sox vs. Rays MLB Pick
PointsBet opened Tampa Bay as a +135 underdog, a line that has been bet all the way down to +100.
And yes, you can thank professional bettors for that significant adjustment.
Action Labs’ Bet Signals have tracked four separate instances of action from respected bettors slamming the Rays, leaving oddsmakers no choice but to make Tampa’s price less attractive.
Sharp action and big bets are often correlated and that’s exactly what we’re seeing in tonight’s Red Sox vs. Rays matchup.
Tampa has attracted 67% of the money wagered on just 45% of the moneyline tickets, confirming that the Rays have caught the eye of big bettors.
Two of our top MLB experts are in full agreement with the sharps by also betting the Rays in tonight’s matchup with the Red Sox.
PRO Report Pick: Rays +100