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Aug 12, 1:05 PM | GrassProgressive Field

Boston Red Sox vs Cleveland Indians Odds

56-59TEAM RECORD53-61

The Indians get a visit from the Boston Red Sox in baseball action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Cleveland sends Corey Kluber out against Jon Lester for the Red Sox in this game. Kluber is 0-0 with a 6.10 ERA on the season, while Lester is 5-10 on the year and has a 5.36 ERA.

View Boston vs Cleveland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Indians as +145 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Indians at No. 13 in the American League and the Red Sox at No. 7 in the American League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cleveland has the American League's No. 9-rated offensive output, at 8.6 hits per game. The Red Sox average 9.2 hits per game, good for No. 5 on the American League list.

Comparing defensive stats, Boston owns the American League's No. 2-rated road mark, allowing 4 runs per game on the highway. Cleveland, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 5-2 loser as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Indians at +125 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Boston looks to rebound from a loss to the Indians, who beat them 5-2 on Saturday behind a start from Zach McAllister at Progressive Field.

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Baltimore are 3-7
After playing Cleveland are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing LA Angels are 5-5
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a win are 2-8

A few Red Sox at Indians trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing at home against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing Boston

Next up:
Boston at Baltimore, Tuesday, August 14
Cleveland at LA Angels, Monday, August 13

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