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Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Odds
The Red Sox get a visit from the Baltimore Orioles in baseball action on Thursday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
Boston hands the ball to starter Alfredo Aceves in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-0 mark on the year. Baltimore counters with Chris Tillman, who will try to quiet the fans and the Red Sox bats at the same time.
The visitors were +-112 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 14-ranked Red Sox and the American League No. 1-rated Orioles in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boston's No. 4-rated American League offense, averaging 5.5 runs per game, against a Orioles defense that ranks No. 7 in the American League at 4.8 in runs allowed per game. The Red Sox have averaged 9.4 hits per game so far, less than Orioles batters have averaged on the year (9.5 hits per game).
Comparing defensive stats, Baltimore owns the American League's No. 10-rated road mark, allowing 4.6 runs per game on the highway. Boston, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring at home.
Baltimore won its last outing, an 8-5 result against the Red Sox on April 10. Bettors who backed the Orioles at +134 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Orioles grabbed a win last time out, defeating Ryan Dempster and the Red Sox 8-5 on Wednesday at Fenway Park.
Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After playing Baltimore are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7
A few Orioles at Red Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games on the road
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
Baltimore is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baltimore's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Boston's last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games when playing at home against Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Boston's last 20 games when playing at home against Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 9 games
Baltimore at NY Yankees, Friday, April 12
Boston home to Tampa Bay, Friday, April 12