Boston Red Sox vs Baltimore Orioles Betting Preview
Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Odds
The Boston Red Sox battle the visiting Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday in MLB betting action at Fenway Park.
For the Red Sox, Felix Doubront gets the ball, charged with keeping the Orioles hitters off the base paths. He'll face Wei-Yin Chen, 7-6 on the year.
The visitors were +-150 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.
The Red Sox sit at No. 3 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Orioles sit at an American League No. 8 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Boston owns the No. 2 ranking for hits in the American League at 9.5 per game. By contrast, the Orioles are rated No. 3 in the same category at 9.2 per game.
Baltimore brings the American League's No. 10-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Red Sox's league No. 7-ranked defense.
Baltimore was a 10-3 winner in its last match at home against the Athletics. They won as -110 favorites, while the total score of 13 made winners of OVER bettors. Baltimore looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Athletics, a 10-3 final on Sunday in support of Scott Feldman at Camden Yards.
In their last action, Boston was an 8-1 winner on the road against the Dodgers. Bettors on Boston at -119 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Boston got the job done in their last match in an 8-1 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday at Dodger Stadium behind starter Jake Peavy.
Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Baltimore are 5-5
After playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
A few Orioles at Red Sox trends to consider:
Baltimore is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Baltimore's last 8 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Baltimore's last 8 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Baltimore's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 8 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 8 games when playing at home against Baltimore
Boston is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Baltimore at Boston, Wednesday, August 28