BoSox on the road against the Athletics
Scott Kazmir will be looking to continue his profitable start to the season on Thursday as his Oakland Athletics get a visit from the Boston Red Sox in baseball betting action.
Kazmir sits at 8-2 with a 2.05 ERA so far this season, and in his most recent outing he held the Yankees to one unearned run on three hits over six innings of work.
Jake Peavy (1-4, 4.53 ERA) is scheduled to start for the Red Sox on Thursday.
Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics Opening Odds and Betting Line
Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Boston Red Sox before the first pitch in this match found them as 153-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 7.5 earlier at TopBet.
Computer Prediction: Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.9-3.9 victory for the Athletics. 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 Oakland Athletics bring a 44-28 record to the battle against the 34-38 Red Sox. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Boston injuries news.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Oakland Athletics rated this week at No. 2 and the Boston Red Sox sitting at No. 9.
How Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics Stats Matchup
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Boston Red Sox rank No. 22 at 8.32 hits per game. That compares with the Oakland Athletics No. 12 ranking in that category.
Defensively, Boston features the No. 16-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.21 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 at home, scoring 5.17 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Boston was a 2-1 winner at home against the Twins. Bettors on Boston at -181 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Boston won a close affair on Wednesday in their last outing, defeating Minnesota 2-1 in extra innings at Fenway Park.
The Athletics were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at -177 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. Oakland rolled to a 4-2 win against Texas on Wednesday, as Sonny Gray and the Athletics' bats led the team to victory at O.co Coliseum.
Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics Betting Odds Trends
Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games
Boston is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Boston is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games when playing Oakland
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Oakland's last 17 games at home
Oakland is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing Boston
Next Betting Matchups
Boston at Oakland, Friday, June 20th