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Price Having Issues With the Long Ball

Boston’s starting pitching has been crucial to its success in the 2016 MLB campaign, but it hasn’t been as fluid as they were hoping for. Boston faces off against Seattle on Sunday.

Shark Bites
  • The Mariners are 1-5 in Walker's last 6 starts.
  • The OVER is 9-1-1 in the last 11 meetings in Boston.
  • The Mariners are 1-6 in their last 7 Sunday games.

The BoSox will send ace David Price to the mound, while the Mariners will counter with Taijuan Walker. Price (7-4, 4.52 ERA) has allowed three or fewer earned runs in each of his last seven starts but is having some trouble with the long ball. Price has given up five home runs in 23 innings over his last three appearances to boost his season total of 12 in 91.5 innings.

Walker (3-6, 3.69 ERA) left his last start against Tampa Bay on Tuesday due to foot issues but was declared good to go for today. He recently snapped a seven start winless streak on June 8.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Boston sat as -200 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 9, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.3-4.0 win for the Red Sox on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Seattle Mariners vs Boston Red Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

38-29 Boston battles the Mariners, currently with a 36-32 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Seattle injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Boston Red Sox at No. 10 and the Seattle Mariners at No. 17 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Boston Red Sox No. 1-rated offense, averaging 5.79 runs per game, against a Seattle Mariners defense that ranks No. 9 at 4.19 in runs allowed per game. The Boston Red Sox have averaged 10.34 hits per game so far, more than Seattle Mariners batters have averaged on the year (8.97 hits per game).

Defensively, Seattle features the No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.37 runs per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 at home, scoring 6.06 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Seattle suffered a 6-2 loss against Boston on Saturday, as Adrian Sampson wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • Seattle is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Seattle is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games
  • Seattle is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Boston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Boston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Boston is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games at home
  • Boston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Seattle at Detroit, Monday, June 20th
Boston home to Chicago, Monday, June 20th

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