Seattle Mariners at Boston Red Sox Betting Lines and Pick
The Boston Red Sox battle the visiting Seattle Mariners on Friday in MLB betting odds action at Fenway Park.
The Boston Red Sox will rely on Joe Kelly to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Felix Hernandez will be his counterpart for the Seattle Mariners. Joe Kelly is 2-3 this season, and Felix Hernandez is 13-4.
Seattle Mariners vs Boston Red Sox Opening Odds and Betting Line
The Seattle Mariners were listed as -162 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 7 before betting started earlier on Friday over at Bovada.
Computer Prediction: Seattle Mariners vs Boston Red Sox Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.6-3.3 win for the Mariners on Friday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.6-3.3 result in favor of the Mariners today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Boston (56-71) will face the 68-58 Mariners in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Seattle injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 29 (Boston Red Sox) and the No. 1 (Seattle Mariners) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How Seattle Mariners vs Boston Red Sox Stats Matchup
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Boston Red Sox No. 26-ranked scoring average of 3.8 runs per game, against a Seattle Mariners offense rated No. 18 and scoring 3.96 runs per game. The Red Sox have averaged 8.32 hits per game to date this season, less than the Mariners hitters have managed (8.36 per nine innings).
Seattle brings the No. 1-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Red Sox's No. 22-ranked defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Seattle lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Phillies on August 20. Bettors who backed the Phillies at -118 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Seattle looks to rebound from a loss to the Phillies, who beat them 4-3 on Wednesday behind a start from Cole Hamels at Citizens Bank Park.
Boston lost its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Angels on August 21. Bettors who backed the Angels at -134 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Red Sox were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Los Angeles staff and losing 2-0 to the Angels on Thursday at Fenway Park.
Seattle Mariners vs Boston Red Sox Betting Odds Trends
Seattle is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
Seattle is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing Boston
Seattle is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
Boston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games when playing Seattle
Next Betting Matchups
Seattle at Boston, Saturday, August 23rd