MLB Game Preview - Brewers underdogs vs Red Sox at Boston
Boston Red Sox
|3-2||April 06, 2014, 01:35 PM | Fenway Park||2-3|
The visiting Brewers hope for a solid performance on Sunday as they look to steal a win at Fenway Park against the Boston Red Sox.
Jon Lester gets the call for the Boston Red Sox and he will try to build on a 0-1 mark. In the other dugout, Yovani Gallardo brings a 1-0 ledger to the game for the Brewers as he tries to quiet the Red Sox bats.View Milwaukee Brewers vs Boston Red Sox Odds and Stats.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Red Sox as -168 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
This game matches up the No. 4 (Red Sox) and the No. 11 (Brewers) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
Milwaukee was a 7-6 winner in its last match on the road against the Red Sox. They won as +172 underdogs, while the total score of 13 made winners of OVER bettors. Milwaukee needed extra innings to get the job done against the Red Sox on Saturday as the Brewers defeated them 7-6 at Fenway Park.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boston's No. 15-rated offense, averaging 3.8 runs per game, against a Brewers defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.8 in runs allowed per game. The Red Sox have averaged 9 hits per game so far, less than Brewers batters have averaged on the year (9.4 hits per game).
Milwaukee brings the No. 4-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Red Sox's No. 17-ranked defense.
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