Boston Red Sox vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Matchup Report
Arizona Diamondbacks vs Boston Red Sox Odds
The Arizona Diamondbacks will look to grab an inter-league road victory when they take on the Red Sox in Boston at Fenway Park on Sunday in baseball action.
Boston sends Felix Doubront out against Brandon McCarthy for the Diamondbacks in this game. Doubront is 7-5 with a 3.47 ERA on the season, while McCarthy is 2-4 on the year and has a 4.99 ERA.
This game puts the Red Sox, most recently No. 2 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Diamondbacks, who rate a National League No. 4 in the latest survey.
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 Diamondbacks average 8.9 hits per game, good for No. 5 on the National League list.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Boston has the American League's No. 7-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Diamondbacks own the National League's No. 8 mark in runs allowed.
In their last action, Arizona was a 5-2 loser on the road against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at -147 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Arizona didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-2 to Boston on Saturday at Fenway Park.
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Boston are 1-9
After a loss are 6-4
Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Houston are 9-1
After playing Arizona are 9-1
After a win are 4-6
A few Diamondbacks at Red Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Arizona's last 10 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 8 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Arizona
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Arizona
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Arizona home to Tampa Bay, Tuesday, August 6
Boston at Houston, Monday, August 5