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Boston Red Sox vs Detroit Tigers Betting Matchup Report

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Sep 2, 1:35 PM | GrassFenway Park

Detroit Tigers vs Boston Red Sox Odds

80-57TEAM RECORD82-56

Boston will look to improve on its 82-56 record when take on Detroit, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Monday.

The Red Sox will rely on John Lackey to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Doug Fister will be his counterpart for the Tigers. John Lackey is 8-11 this season, and Doug Fister is 11-7.

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Betting Line:
The visitors were +-132 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 3-rated Red Sox and the league No. 1-ranked Tigers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.


How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Tigers rank No. 1 in the American League at 10.1 hits per game. That compares with Boston’s No. 2 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Detroit features the American League's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.7 runs per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the American League at home, scoring 5.1 runs per game.

In their last action, Detroit was a 4-0 loser at home against the Indians. Bettors on Cleveland at +145 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Detroit didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Joe Smith in a losing cause, 4-0, against Cleveland on Sunday.

Boston won its last outing, a 7-6 result against the White Sox on September 1. Bettors who backed the Red Sox at -245 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Red Sox enjoyed a 7-6 victory at the expense of the White Sox on Sunday, with Felix Doubront throwing 3 2/3 innings of 7-hit ball at Fenway Park.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 3-7
After playing Cleveland are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 7-3
After playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few Tigers at Red Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Detroit's last 13 games when playing Boston
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
Boston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Boston's last 13 games when playing Detroit
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Detroit at Boston, Tuesday, September 3