Bartolo Colon Athletics at Home vs Boston in MLB Clash

Boston Red SoxOakland Athletics
July 14, 4:05 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics Odds

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The Boston Red Sox will look to grab a road win when they take on the Athletics in Oakland at O.co Coliseum on Sunday in baseball odds action.

Oakland sends Bartolo Colon out against Brandon Workman for the Red Sox in this game. Colon is 12-3 with a 2.69 ERA on the season, while Workman is 0-0 on the year and has a 0.00 ERA.

View Boston vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Athletics were listed as -174 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 8.5 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Athletics at No. 6 in the American League and the Red Sox at No. 3 in the American League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Oakland has the American League's No. 8-rated offensive output, at 8.4 hits per game. The Red Sox average 9.6 hits per game, good for No. 2 on the American League list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Oakland has the American League's No. 1-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the American League's No. 7 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 3-0 loser as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -122 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. A.J. Griffin shut down the Red Sox in their last game, striking out 3 in a 3-0 shutout over Boston in baseball action at O.co Coliseum.

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing LA Angels are 10-0
After playing Boston are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Red Sox at Athletics trends to consider:
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 8 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games
Oakland is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games at home
Oakland is 19-5 SU in its last 24 games at home

Next up:
Boston home to NY Yankees, Friday, July 19
Oakland at LA Angels, Friday, July 19

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