Moneyline Favors Boston Red Sox in MLB Battle with Baltimore Orioles
The Boston Red Sox get a visit from the Baltimore Orioles in MLB baseball betting action on Friday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
Miguel Gonzalez, with a record of 4-5 on the season, gets the ball for the Baltimore Orioles, while the Boston Red Sox trot Jon Lester to the mound in this one. He is 9-7 so far in 2014.
Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Opening Odds and Betting Line
Computer Prediction: Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Pick
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.4-3.6 result in favor of the Orioles. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Boston Red Sox bring a 38-47 record to the battle against the 46-39 Orioles. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Baltimore injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 9 (Boston Red Sox) and the No. 17 (Baltimore Orioles) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Stats Matchup
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Baltimore Orioles rank No. 3 at 9.26 hits per game. That compares with the Boston Red Sox No. 22 ranking in that category.
Defensively, Baltimore features the No. 19-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.24 runs per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 20 at home, scoring 3.86 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Baltimore won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Rangers on July 3. Bettors who backed the Orioles at -165 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Baltimore looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Rangers, a 5-2 final on Thursday in support of Wei-Yin Chen at Camden Yards.
Boston lost its last outing, a 16-9 result against the Cubs on July 2. Bettors who backed the Cubs at +171 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (25) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Red Sox were saddled with a loss last time out in Brandon Workman's start, as they lost 16-9 against Chicago on Wednesday at Fenway Park.
Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Betting Odds Trends
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 6 games
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Baltimore's last 10 games on the road
Boston is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Boston's last 23 games
Boston is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 8 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Baltimore at Boston, Saturday, July 5th