MLB Odds Betting - Houston Astros Underdogs vs Red Sox at Houston
MLB wagering interest swings to the Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros battle on Sunday at Minute Maid Park as the Astros try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.
Clay Buchholz, with a record of 3-5 on the season, gets the ball for the Boston Red Sox, while the Houston Astros trot Jarred Cosart to the mound in this one. He is 9-6 so far in 2014.
Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Houston Astros as 109 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at GTbets.eu.
Computer Prediction: Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros Pick
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.6-3.4 win for the Red Sox. A 3.6-3.4 result in favor of the Red Sox is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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 Houston Astros sport a record of 40-55 heading into this matchup, while the Boston Red Sox sit at 42-52 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Boston injuries news.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Houston Astros at No. 29 and the Boston Red Sox at No. 26 heading into this contest.
How Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros Stats Matchup
At the plate, Houston owns the No. 29 ranking for hits at 8.01 per game. By contrast, the Boston Red Sox are rated No. 23 in the same category at 8.33 per game.
Comparing defensive stats, Boston owns the No. 22-rated road mark, allowing 4.38 runs per game on the highway. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 22 in scoring at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Boston was a 3-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Astros. They lost as -127 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors. Boston suffered a 3-2 loss against Houston on Saturday, as Jake Peavy wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Minute Maid Park.
Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros Betting Odds Trends
Boston is 4-1-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Boston is 7-13-1 SU in its last 21 games on the road
Boston is 6-1-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Houston
Boston is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing Houston
Houston is 0-4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Houston is 1-6-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Boston
Next Betting Matchups
Boston home to Kansas City, Friday, July 18th
Houston at Chicago, Friday, July 18th