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Orioles face Boston Red Sox: MLB odds preview and stats

Baltimore OriolesBoston Red Sox
June 5, 7:10 PM | GrassFenway Park

Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at Fenway Park on Tuesday as host Boston battles the Baltimore Orioles in baseball odds action.

Boston sends Jon Lester out against Jason Hammel for the Orioles in this game. Lester is 3-4 with a 4.79 ERA on the season, while Hammel is 6-2 on the year and has a 3.06 ERA.

View Baltimore vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Red Sox in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -165 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 5 (Red Sox) and the No. 10 (Orioles) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Boston's American League No. 2-ranked scoring average of 5.2 runs per game, against a Orioles offense rated No. 7 and scoring 4.4 runs per game in the league. The Red Sox have averaged 9.6 hits per game to date this season, more than the Orioles hitters have managed (8.6 per nine innings).

Defensively, Baltimore features the American League's No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.3 runs per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the American League at home, scoring 5.4 runs per game.

Baltimore was an 8-4 loser in its last match on the road against the Rays. They lost as +152 underdogs, while the total score of 12 made winners of OVER bettors. The Orioles were saddled with a loss last time out in Jake Arrieta's start, as they lost 8-4 against Tampa Bay on Sunday at Tropicana Field.

Boston lost its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Blue Jays on June 3. Bettors who backed the Blue Jays at -130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Red Sox endured a 5-1 loss at the hands of the Blue Jays on Sunday, with Daniel Bard throwing 1 2/3 innings of 1-hit ball at Rogers Centre.

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Baltimore are 4-6
After playing Toronto are 2-8
After a loss are 8-2

A few Orioles at Red Sox trends to consider:
Baltimore is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 6 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Baltimore's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games when playing at home against Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games at home
Boston is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home

Next up:
Baltimore at Boston, Wednesday, June 6

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