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Moneyline Favors Detroit Tigers in MLB Battle with Boston Red Sox

The Detroit Tigers battle the visiting Boston Red Sox on Saturday in MLB betting odds action at Comerica Park.

It's a pitching duel between Alfredo Simon for the Detroit Tigers (10-6 on the year) and Wade Miley for Boston Red Sox (8-9 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Boston Red Sox before the first pitch in this match found them as -103 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.3-4 win for the Red Sox on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs Detroit Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Detroit (53-56) will face the 49-61 Red Sox in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Boston injuries news.

The Detroit Tigers sit at No. 26 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Boston Red Sox sit at No. 29 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Detroit Tigers No. 6 ranked offense (4.43 runs per game) against a Boston Red Sox defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 28 at 4.81 runs allowed per game. The Detroit Tigers have been averaging 9.55 hits per game, more than the Boston Red Sox have managed so far this season (8.82 hits on average).

Boston brings the No. 28-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Tigers's No. 26-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston got the job done in their last match in a 7-2 victory over Detroit on Friday at Comerica Park behind starter J Kelly.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Boston's last 12 games
  • Boston is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Detroit's last 20 games at home
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
  • Detroit is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Detroit, Sunday, August 9th

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