Jon Lester Red Sox at Home vs Cleveland in MLB Clash
Cleveland Indians vs Boston Red Sox Odds
The Cleveland Indians will look to grab a road win when they take on the Red Sox in Boston at Fenway Park on Saturday in baseball odds action.
The Red Sox will rely on Jon Lester to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Scott Kazmir will be his counterpart for the Indians. Jon Lester is 6-1 this season, and Scott Kazmir is 2-2.
The visitors were +-200 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 2-ranked Red Sox and the American League No. 7-rated Indians in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Indians rank No. 4 in the American League at 9.1 hits per game. That compares with Boston’s No. 7 ranking in that category.
Comparing defensive stats, Cleveland owns the American League's No. 8-rated road mark, allowing 4.4 runs per game on the highway. Boston, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Cleveland, they were an 8-1 loser as they battled the Red Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at -118 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Indians were saddled with a loss last time out in Justin Masterson's start, as they lost 8-1 against Boston on Friday at Fenway Park.
Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Cleveland are 8-2
After a win are 5-5
A few Indians at Red Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing Boston
Cleveland is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing on the road against Boston
Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games when playing Cleveland
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games when playing at home against Cleveland
Cleveland at Boston, Sunday, May 26