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July 20, 12:35 PM | GrassCamden Yards

Boston Red Sox vs Baltimore Orioles Odds

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The Baltimore Orioles battle the visiting Boston Red Sox on Wednesday in MLB betting action at Camden Yards.

Andrew Miller, with a record of 3-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Red Sox, while the Orioles trot Jake Arrieta to the mound in this one. He is 9-6 so far in 2011.

View Boston vs Baltimore Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Orioles as +105 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 10.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 13-ranked Orioles and the American League No. 2-rated Red Sox in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Baltimore's No. 9-rated American League offense, averaging 4.2 runs per game, against a Red Sox defense that ranks No. 8 in the American League at 4.2 in runs allowed per game. The Orioles have averaged 8.9 hits per game so far, less than Red Sox batters have averaged on the year (9.7 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Baltimore has the American League's No. 14-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the American League's No. 8 mark in runs allowed.

Boston was a 6-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Orioles. They lost as -115 favorites, while the total score of 8 made winners of UNDER bettors. Boston suffered a 6-2 loss against Baltimore on Tuesday, as Kyle Weiland wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Camden Yards.

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Seattle are 7-3
After playing Baltimore are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing LA Angels are 5-5
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a win are 3-7

A few Red Sox at Orioles trends to consider:
Boston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Baltimore
Boston is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
Boston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baltimore's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baltimore's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 7 games when playing Boston
Baltimore is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next up:
Boston home to Seattle, Friday, July 22
Baltimore home to LA Angels, Friday, July 22

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