2020 Season MLB Baseball Past Picks
September 13, 2020
Boston at Tampa Bay
Sunday 09/13 01:10 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Tampa Bay -195 (moneyline) (risk 1.5 to return 2.27) RESULT: LOSS
Tampa Bay is four games up in the loss column in the AL East, and the Rays won their second in a row over Boston, 5-4, on Saturday. Brandon Lowe hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh, and the Red Sox fell to 16-31 overall and 8-14 on the road. Boston is 8-22 following a loss and 6-22 after allowing at least five runs its previous game dating to last season. Also, the Sox are 13-38 versus teams with winning records. Boston has lost its last five games when Martin Perez was the starter and the underdog, and he gave up four runs in five innings his last outing against Philadelphia. The left-hander has a 7.20 ERA in day games this season allowing eight earned runs in 10 innings. Charlie Morton goes for Tampa Bay, and he has faced Boston once this season and allowed a run on five hits in 5 2/3 innings. Tampa Bay has won 39 of its last 53 home games. Take the Rays.