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MLB betting line favors Red Sox over Tigers

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May 29, 7:05 PM | GrassComerica Park

Boston Red Sox vs Detroit Tigers Odds

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MLB wagering interest swings to the Detroit vs Boston battle on Sunday at Comerica Park as the Tigers try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

Josh Beckett gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Red Sox on this day; he's 4-1 on the season. The Tigers, meanwhile, will counter with Justin Verlander, who will be looking to improve on his 4-3 mark.

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Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers opened the Tigers as +105 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 7.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 12-rated Tigers and the league No. 6-ranked Red Sox, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Detroit's American League No. 7-ranked scoring average of 4.3 runs per game, against a Red Sox offense rated No. 3 and scoring 4.9 runs per game in the league. The Tigers have averaged 8.4 hits per game to date this season, less than the Red Sox hitters have managed (9.4 per nine innings).

Boston brings the American League's No. 8-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Tigers' league No. 11-ranked defense.

A few Red Sox at Tigers trends to consider:
Boston6-0-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Detroit
Boston4-0-1 SU in its last 5 games
Boston4-0-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Boston7-2-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Detroit is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games ,at home
Detroit is 3-7-1 SU in its last 11 games ,
Detroit is 2-7-1 SU in its last 10 games ,when playing at home against Boston
Detroit is 0-4-1 SU in its last 5 games ,when playing Boston

Next up:
Boston home to Chi White Sox, Monday, May 30
Detroit home to Minnesota, Monday, May 30

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