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Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Odds
The Boston Red Sox battle the visiting Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday in MLB betting action at Fenway Park.
Boston sends Ryan Dempster out against Jake Arrieta for the Orioles in this game. Dempster is 0-1 with a 5.40 ERA on the season, while Arrieta is 0-0 on the year and has a 9.00 ERA.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Red Sox as -138 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 1-rated Orioles taking on the American League's No. 14-rated Red Sox in this contest.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Orioles rank No. 2 in the American League at 10 hits per game. That compares with Boston’s No. 2 ranking in that category.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Boston has the American League's No. 1-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Orioles own the American League's No. 8 mark in runs allowed.
In their last action, Baltimore was a 3-1 loser on the road against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at -140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Baltimore suffered a 3-1 loss against Boston on Monday, as Wei-Yin Chen wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Fenway Park.
Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 9-1
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Baltimore are 2-8
After playing Baltimore are 2-8
After a win are 4-6
A few Orioles at Red Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston
Baltimore is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 7 games
Baltimore is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Boston's last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games when playing at home against Baltimore
Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Boston's last 19 games when playing at home against Baltimore
Baltimore at Boston, Thursday, April 11