Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox Betting Odds and Pick
The Houston Astros pay a visit to Boston on Friday, hoping to shut down the Red Sox bats in baseball betting action at Fenway Park.
Dallas Keuchel gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Houston Astros on this Friday; he's 10-8 on the season. The Boston Red Sox, meanwhile, will counter with Clay Buchholz, who will be looking to improve on his 5-7 mark.
Houston Astros vs Boston Red Sox Opening Odds and Betting Line
Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Boston Red Sox Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.8-3.4 win for the Red Sox on Friday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.8-3.4 result in favor of the Red Sox today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
55-65 Boston battles the Astros, currently with a 50-72 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Houston injuries news.
This game puts the Boston Red Sox, most recently No. 30 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Houston Astros, who rate a No. 21 in the latest survey.
How Houston Astros vs Boston Red Sox Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up Boston Red Sox No. 24 ranked offense (3.84 runs per game) against a Houston Astros defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 28 at 4.74 runs allowed per game. The Boston Red Sox have been averaging 8.34 hits per game, more than the Houston Astros have managed so far this season (8.07 hits on average).
Houston brings the No. 28-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Red Sox's No. 19-ranked defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Astros were a 9-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -158 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors. Houston looks to rebound from a loss to the Red Sox, who beat them 9-4 on Thursday behind a start from Allen Webster at Fenway Park.
Houston Astros vs Boston Red Sox Betting Odds Trends
Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Houston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games on the road
Houston is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games when playing Boston
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 9 games
Boston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Boston is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games when playing Houston
Next Betting Matchups
Houston at Boston, Saturday, August 16th