Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Betting Pick and Odds Preview

Baltimore Orioles

vs

Boston Red Sox
Saturday, April 19, 2014 1:35 PM ET
Fenway Park

The Boston Red Sox look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Baltimore Orioles arrive at Fenway Park on Saturday.

Boston hands the ball to starter Felix Doubront in this one and he'll try to improve on his 1-2 mark on the year. Baltimore counters with Bud Norris, who will try to quiet the fans and the Red Sox bats at the same time.

Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Opening Odds and Betting Line

Baseball betting odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Boston Red Sox as -140 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 9 at shops such as BetOnline.

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Computer Prediction: Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.2-3.5 win for the Orioles. A 4.2-3.5 result in favor of the Orioles is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Red Sox sport a record of 7-10 heading into this matchup, while the Baltimore Orioles sit at 8-7 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Baltimore injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Boston Red Sox rated this week at No. 15 and the Baltimore Orioles sitting at No. 25.

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How Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Boston Red Sox No. 25-ranked scoring average of 3.53 runs per game, against a Baltimore Orioles offense rated No. 11 and scoring 4.27 runs per game. The Red Sox have averaged 8.12 hits per game to date this season, less than the Orioles hitters have managed (9.47 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Boston has the No. 15-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Orioles own the No. 17 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Baltimore was an 8-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Red Sox. They won as +115 underdogs, while the total score of 12 made winners of OVER bettors. Baltimore got the job done in their last match in an 8-4 victory over Boston on Friday at Fenway Park behind starter Chris Tillman.

Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Betting Odds Trends

Baltimore is 3-8-1 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Baltimore is 14-6-1 SU in its last 21 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games
Boston is 2-4-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Boston is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Baltimore
Boston is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Baltimore

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