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OVER is Cashing in Interleague Play This Year and is Likely to Tonight

The Giants head into Fenway tonight to open up an interleague series with the Boston Red Sox. San Fran will let Jake Peavy (5-7, 5.09) handle the pitching duties as they try to break the BoSox unbeaten record with Rick Porcello (11-2, 3.66 ERA) on the mound.

SHARK BITES
  • The Giants are 3-8 in their last 11 games vs the Red Sox.
  • The Red Sox are 9-3 in their last 12 interleague games.
  • The Giants are 6-1 in their last 7 games as the underdog.

Porcello’s record this year has definitely been helped by the run support he’s received from the number one offense in baseball, but he is also having the best statistical year of his career. At Fenway this season, Porcello is 8-0 with a 3.32 ERA and his only start against the Giants this campaign he picked up a no-decision after a three-run six-inning quality start.

Jake Peavy, however, is trending in the opposite direction. He is having the worst statistical season of his career and has been absolutely brutal on the road. Away from AT&T Park, the veteran righty has a 6.64 ERA and a 1-5 record.

The Red Sox are a pretty heavy favorite tonight and betting on Peavy in his return to Boston is a tough sell. A bet to look at is the OVER as interleague play games have produced an OVER/UNDER record of 105-66-9 so far this year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The San Francisco Giants were listed as 136 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 10 before betting started earlier on Tuesday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.9-3.3 win for the Red Sox on Tuesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Francisco Giants vs Boston Red Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Boston (51-39) will face the 57-36 Giants in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs San Francisco injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 16 (Boston Red Sox) and the No. 14 (San Francisco Giants) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Boston has baseball's No. 1-rated offensive output, at 10.24 hits per game. The San Francisco Giants average 8.91 hits per game, good for No. 14 on the list.

Boston owns the No. 24 defense, allowing 5.57 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with San Francisco's No. 5-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

San Francisco didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-3 to San Diego on Sunday at PETCO Park.

The Red Sox endured a 3-1 loss at the hands of the Yankees on Sunday, with D Price throwing 5.2 innings of 11-hit ball at Yankee Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • San Francisco is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games
  • San Francisco is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
  • San Francisco is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Boston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Boston is 8-15 ATS in its last 23 games
  • Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games

Next Betting Matchups

San Francisco at Boston, Wednesday, July 20th

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