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Boston Red Sox host Detroit Tigers in baseball action

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May 28, 1:35 PM | GrassFenway Park

Detroit Tigers vs Boston Red Sox Odds

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Detroit pays a visit to Boston on Monday, hoping to shut down the Red Sox bats in baseball action at Fenway Park.

For the Red Sox, Felix Doubront gets the ball, charged with keeping the Tigers hitters off the base paths. He'll face Doug Fister, 0-2 on the year.

View Detroit vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Red Sox were listed as -125 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 9.5 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 4-rated Tigers taking on the American League's No. 7-rated Red Sox in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Boston has the American League's No. 2-rated offensive output, at 9.5 hits per game. The Tigers average 8.9 hits per game, good for No. 5 on the American League list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Boston has the American League's No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Tigers own the American League's No. 9 mark in runs allowed.

Detroit won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Twins on May 27. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Detroit rolled to a 4-3 win against Minnesota on Sunday, as Rick Porcello and the Tigers' bats led the team to victory at Target Field.

Boston lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Rays on May 27. Bettors who backed the Rays at -103 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Boston suffered a 4-3 loss against Tampa Bay on Sunday, as Clay Buchholz wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Fenway Park.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 2-8

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 7-3
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

A few Tigers at Red Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 10 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games on the road
Detroit is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games at home
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
Boston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
Boston is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games

Next up:
Detroit at Boston, Tuesday, May 29

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