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MLB betting line favors Orioles over Red Sox

Boston Red SoxBaltimore Orioles
Aug 15, 7:05 PM | GrassCamden Yards

Boston Red Sox vs Baltimore Orioles Odds

57-60TEAM RECORD63-53

The Baltimore Orioles host Boston on Wednesday, looking to build on their 63-53 mark against the 57-60 Red Sox in MLB betting action at Camden Yards.

The Orioles will rely on Miguel Gonzalez to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Aaron Cook will be his counterpart for the Red Sox. Miguel Gonzalez is 4-2 this season, and Aaron Cook is 3-5.

View Boston vs Baltimore Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Red Sox listed as underdogs of +-110 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9.5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 14-ranked Orioles and the American League No. 7-rated Red Sox in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Baltimore's American League No. 10-ranked scoring average of 4.2 runs per game, against a Red Sox offense rated No. 3 and scoring 4.9 runs per game in the league. The Orioles have averaged 8.4 hits per game to date this season, less than the Red Sox hitters have managed (9.3 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Baltimore has the American League's No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the American League's No. 10 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 7-1 loser as they battled the Orioles on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Orioles at -108 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Red Sox were saddled with a loss last time out in Josh Beckett's start, as they lost 7-1 against Baltimore on Tuesday at Camden Yards.

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

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few Red Sox at Orioles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games when playing Baltimore
Boston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Baltimore is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
Baltimore is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
Baltimore is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 6 games when playing Boston

Next up:
Boston at Baltimore, Thursday, August 16

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