Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 10/3/22 Prediction and Caesars Sportsbook Promo

Last updated October 3, 2022 | Published October 3, 2022

11:10 PM ET Oct 3
Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox
Tampa Bay Rays to WIN

On Monday evening, the Tampa Bay Rays will visit the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts, to open a three-game series. The first pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. ET.

Both teams are coming to the series having lost the series before it. The Rays suffered two straight losses to the Houston Astros, while the Toronto Blue Jays swept the Red Sox 3-0.

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Why bet on the Tampa Bay Rays?

✅ The Rays are the No. 3 in AL East, with a record of 86-73, far superior to that of the last place Red Sox.
✅ Yandy Diaz has a .335 batting average, five home runs and 36 RBIs in away games this season, and will continue to shine on the road here.
✅ The Rays pitching staff is impressive, with 3.36 ERA and 1.14 WHIP placing them fourth in the league.

TeamsTampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox
WhenMonday, October 3, at 7:10 p.m ET
VenueFenway Park, Boston, MA
Betting PicksTampa Bay Rays to win | Moneyline @-140

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Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox

Tampa Bay Rays 

The Rays are coming into Boston after losing a three-game series against the Astros over the weekend. The team is currently in third place in the AL East and are locked into a Wild Card spot for the postseason.

Yesterday's game between the Rays and Astros ended in a 3-1 loss for the Rays, with Corey Kluber taking the loss after pitching five innings and allowing two earned runs on six hits while striking out four. Ji-Man Choi led the Rays' offense, going 2-for-3 with a double, two hits, a walk and scored their lone run.

Manager Kevin Cash will start Tyler Glasnow on the mound to face the Red Sox. He has a 3.00 ERA, a 1.00 WHIP and three strikeouts in three innings this year after missing much of the year due to Tommy John surgery.

Due to a hip problem, LF David Peralta had to leave the game against the Astros after the first inning. SP Shane Baz (elbow) and 2B Brandon Lowe (back) will miss the rest of the season.

Boston Red Sox 

Following three frustrating losses to the Blue Jays, the Red Sox will host the Rays in a three-game series. Boston lost its 9th consecutive game to Toronto on Sunday. The Red Sox are now eliminated from the playoffs. With three games left against the Rays, the team is 23-50 against fellow AL East teams.

For Boston, Brayan Bello pitched four innings and allowed four runs on 10 hits, two walks and four strikeouts in their last outing, while Rafael Devers finished with just five hits.

The team will place Rich Hill on the mound to start his 26th game for the club, as he enters this contest with a record of 8-7 this season. Hill's last start was against the Baltimore Orioles at home. He pitched 6 2/3 innings without allowing a run on only five hits. In 25 games this season, he has a 4.56 ERA and 7.8 strikeouts per nine innings.

The Red Sox have several injury updates involving Tanner Houck (back), Trevor Story (heel), and Kutter Crawford (shoulder). They are all expected to miss the rest of the season.

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