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John Lackey faces Alfredo Simon in MLB odds action

Baltimore OriolesBoston Red Sox
July 9, 7:10 PM | GrassFenway Park

Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Odds

36-50TEAM RECORD53-35

The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Boston and Baltimore on Saturday, with the host Red Sox trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

Baltimore puts its faith in starter Alfredo Simon to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-0. Getting the ball for the Red Sox is John Lackey, who owns a 5-8 record on the season with a 7.46 ERA.

View Baltimore vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
The Red Sox - Orioles odds would favor the Red Sox if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Boston is rated No. 2 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Baltimore is at No. 12 in the American League.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boston's No. 1-rated American League offense, averaging 5.3 runs per game, against a Orioles defense that ranks No. 14 in the American League at 5.1 in runs allowed per game. The Red Sox have averaged 9.6 hits per game so far, more than Orioles batters have averaged on the year (9 hits per game).

Baltimore brings the American League's No. 14-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Red Sox's league No. 6-ranked defense.

The Orioles were a 10-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -205 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors. Baltimore suffered a 10-3 loss against Boston on Friday, as Zach Britton wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Fenway Park.

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Baltimore are 6-4
After playing Baltimore are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few Orioles at Red Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baltimore's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baltimore's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing Baltimore

Next up:
Baltimore at Boston, Sunday, July 10

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