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Rodriguez Has a Sky-High ERA on the Road

The Boston Red Sox continue their 11-game west coast trip in Seattle on Monday. The Sox earned a split in their four-game set against the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.

Shark Bites
  • The Mariners are 3-9 in Paxton's last 12 starts.
  • The UNDER is 5-0 in Boston's last 5 games.
  • The OVER is 4-1 in Seattle's last 5 games.

Eduardo Rodriguez and James Paxton are the hurlers that are scheduled to get the nod. Rodriguez (2-4, 6.51 ERA), who has never faced Seattle, is 2-1 in four road starts this season despite posting an ugly 7.08 ERA.

Paxton (3-5, 4.27) has given up a total of 15 runs of 15 2/3 innings in his last three home starts, going 1-1 in that stretch. Paxton was fantastic in his only career start against the Red Sox, scattering five hits over eight scoreless innings in a May 17, 2015 victory.

Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel, who underwent surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee three weeks ago, could be activated on Monday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Seattle Mariners in this matchup found them as -105 on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.4-3.9 result in favor of the Red Sox. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs Seattle Mariners Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

52-50 Seattle battles the Red Sox, currently with a 57-46 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Seattle vs Boston injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 25-ranked Seattle Mariners and the No. 2-rated Boston Red Sox in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Seattle has baseball's No. 10-rated offensive output, at 8.86 hits per game. The Boston Red Sox average 10.14 hits per game, good for No. 1 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Boston owns the No. 21-rated road mark, allowing 4.64 runs per game on the highway. Seattle, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Angels, a 5-3 final on Sunday in support of S Wright at Angel Stadium.

The Mariners got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Chicago on Sunday; it was a 7-6 final at Wrigley Field in MLB wagering action.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Boston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games on the road
  • Seattle is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games
  • Seattle is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Seattle is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Seattle, Tuesday, August 2nd

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