Red Sox visit Baltimore Orioles in MLB clash
Boston Red Sox
|97-63||September 28, 2013, 07:05 PM | Camden Yards||83-77|
The Baltimore Orioles host Boston on Saturday, looking to build on their 83-77 mark against the 97-63 Red Sox in MLB betting action at Camden Yards.
Wei-Yin Chen gets the call for the Baltimore Orioles and he will try to build on a 7-7 mark. In the other dugout, Jon Lester brings a 15-8 ledger to the game for the Red Sox as he tries to quiet the Orioles bats.
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Baseball odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Orioles as 114 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 7.5 at shops such as 5Dimes.
The Orioles sit at No. 12 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Red Sox sit at No. 2 on the same chart.
Boston won its last outing, a 12-3 result against the Orioles on September 27. Bettors who backed the Red Sox at -130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (15) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Red Sox enjoyed a 12-3 victory at the expense of the Orioles on Friday, with Clay Buchholz throwing 7 innings of 7-hit ball at Camden Yards.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Baltimore's No. 6-rated offense, averaging 4.57 runs per game, against a Red Sox defense that ranks No. 12 at 4.02 in runs allowed per game. The Orioles have averaged 8.99 hits per game so far, less than Red Sox batters have averaged on the year (9.62 hits per game).
Baltimore owns the No. 22 defense, allowing 4.57 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Boston's No. 12-rated defense.
A few Red Sox at Orioles trends to consider:
Boston is 8-3-1 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Boston is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Baltimore
Boston is 3-7-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
Boston is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
Baltimore is 2-4-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Baltimore is 3-5-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Boston
Baltimore is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Boston
Baltimore is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
Boston at Baltimore, Sunday, September 29th