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Moneyline Favors Oakland Athletics in MLB Battle with Boston Red Sox

Boston Red Sox

vs

Oakland Athletics
Saturday, June 21, 2014 4:05 PM ET
O.co Coliseum

The Oakland Athletics will look to improve on a 46-28 record when they take on the Boston Red Sox, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Saturday.

It's a pitching duel between Jesse Chavez for the Oakland Athletics (6-4 on the year) and Rubby De La Rosa for Boston Red Sox (2-2 so far).

Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those going with the Oakland Athletics in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -150 at TopBet for Saturday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8 at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.9-3.9 win for the Athletics 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 Oakland Athletics Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Oakland Athletics bring a 46-28 record to the battle against the 34-40 Red Sox. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Boston injuries news.

The Oakland Athletics vs Boston Red Sox odds would favor the Athletics if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Oakland is rated No. 2 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Boston is at No. 9.

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How Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics Stats Matchup

The game also pits Oakland Athletics No. 1-rated offense, averaging 5.15 runs per game, against a Boston Red Sox defense that ranks No. 13 at 4.05 in runs allowed per game. The Oakland Athletics have averaged 8.77 hits per game so far, more than Boston Red Sox batters have averaged on the year (8.24 hits per game).

Oakland owns the No. 1 defense, allowing 5.15 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Boston's No. 13-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Athletics on June 20. Bettors who backed the Athletics at -165 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Red Sox endured a 4-3 loss at the hands of the Athletics on Friday, with Felix Doubront throwing 4 2/3 innings of 2-hit ball at O.co Coliseum.

Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games
Boston is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games on the road
Boston is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games when playing Oakland
Oakland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Oakland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Oakland is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Oakland, Sunday, June 22nd

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