Felix Doubront vs Barry Zito matchup featured in MLB action

Boston Red SoxSan Francisco Giants
Aug 21, 3:45 PM | GrassAT&T Park

Boston Red Sox vs San Francisco Giants Odds

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San Francisco's pitching staff and batting order hope to create an unwelcoming environment in interleague play on Wednesday when the Boston Red Sox pay a visit to AT&T Park.

San Francisco sends Barry Zito out against Felix Doubront for the Red Sox in this game. Zito is 4-8 with a 5.09 ERA on the season, while Doubront is 8-6 on the year and has a 3.69 ERA.

View Boston vs San Francisco Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Giants in this matchup found them as +125 underdogs on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 7-rated Giants and the league No. 3-ranked Red Sox, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.


How They Match Up:
At the plate, San Francisco owns the No. 5 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.9 per game. By contrast, the Red Sox are rated No. 2 in the same category at 9.5 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and San Francisco has the National League's No. 12-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the American League's No. 7 mark in runs allowed.

Boston lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Giants on August 20. Bettors who backed the Giants at +148 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Red Sox endured a 3-2 loss at the hands of the Giants on Tuesday, with Jake Peavy throwing 5 2/3 innings of 5-hit ball at AT&T Park.

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing LA Dodgers are 6-3
After playing San Francisco are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few Red Sox at Giants trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games on the road
Boston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
San Francisco is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Francisco's last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games when playing at home against Boston
San Francisco is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games at home

Next up:
Boston at LA Dodgers, Friday, August 23
San Francisco home to Pittsburgh, Thursday, August 22