Orioles open as moneyline underdog vs Red Sox
Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Odds
The Baltimore Orioles will look to grab a road win when they take on the Red Sox in Boston at Fenway Park on Monday in baseball odds action.
Wei-Yin Chen, with a record of 0-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Orioles, while the Red Sox trot Clay Buchholz to the mound in this one. He is 1-0 so far in 2013.
Bettors looking to back visiting Baltimore before the first pitch in this match will find them as +-139-moneyline underdogs. They will see an opening total of 10.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Red Sox rated this week at No. 14 and the Orioles sitting at No. 1.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Boston owns the No. 2 ranking for hits in the American League at 10.7 per game. By contrast, the Orioles are rated No. 1 in the same category at 10.8 per game.
Comparing defensive stats, Baltimore owns the American League's No. 13-rated road mark, allowing 5 runs per game on the highway. Boston, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Baltimore, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Twins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at +160 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Orioles endured a 4-3 loss at the hands of the Twins on Sunday, with Jason Hammel throwing 6 2/3 innings of 4-hit ball at Camden Yards.
The Red Sox were a 13-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at +112 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors. Boston routed Toronto on Sunday by a 13-0 score at Rogers Centre, plating runs all day in baseball betting action.
Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 10-0
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2
Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Baltimore are 1-9
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
A few Orioles at Red Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 6 games
Baltimore is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston
Baltimore is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston's last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing at home against Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Boston's last 18 games when playing at home against Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games
Baltimore at Boston, Wednesday, April 10