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Tribe are Scoring in Bunches Right Now

The Cleveland Indians are on a torrid pace right now and will look to keep the good times in Boston on Saturday. The Indians have received major contributions from Jason Kipnis and Jackie Bradley Jr., as Kipnis is 16-for-44 with three home runs, 10 RBI and seven run scored in his last 10 games. Bradley Jr. extended his career-best hitting streak to 25 games on Friday.

Shark Bites
  • The OVER is 4-1 in the Indians last 5 games.
  • The UNDER is 8-2 in Bauer's last 10 starts overall.
  • The Indians are 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.

Trevor Bauer and Joe Kelly will take the mound for the Indians and Sox, respectively. Bauer (3-1, 3.89 ERA) has struck out a season-high eight batters and 15 in his last two starts, while Kelly is making an appearance after spending some time in Triple-A Pawtucket. Kelly initial three performances of the season were ugly, as the 27-year-old allowed nine runs on 14 hits en route to walking 10 batters in 8.5 innings.

Kelly has looked much better in his last rehabilitation outing on Monday, striking out 10 over 6.5 innings with Pawtucket. Kelly is 1-0 with a minuscule 0.82 ERA in two career starts in Cleveland.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Boston Red Sox in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -129 at BetOnline for Saturday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 9.5 at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 6.3-3.6 victory for the Indians. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cleveland Indians vs Boston Red Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

25-17 Boston battles the Indians, currently with a 22-17 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Cleveland injuries news.

This game puts the Boston Red Sox, most recently No. 2 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Cleveland Indians, who rate a No. 3 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Boston has baseball's No. 1-rated offensive output, at 10.43 hits per game. The Cleveland Indians average 8.95 hits per game, good for No. 9 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Cleveland owns the No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 3.35 runs per game on the highway. Boston, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Indians grabbed a win last time out, defeating C Buchholz and the Red Sox 4-2 on Friday at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston
  • Boston is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Boston's last 11 games
  • Boston is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Boston's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Boston, Sunday, May 22nd

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