Tigers face Boston Red Sox: MLB odds preview and stats

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Sep 4, 7:10 PM | GrassFenway Park

Detroit Tigers vs Boston Red Sox Odds

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Detroit pays a visit to Boston on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Red Sox bats in baseball action at Fenway Park.

The match puts starter Rick Porcello for the Tigers on the hill facing Ryan Dempster for the Red Sox. Porcello brings a 11-7 mark to the game, while Dempster is 7-9 to date on the season.

View Detroit vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Red Sox as -123 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 9.5 at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Red Sox at No. 3 in the American League and the Tigers at No. 1 in the American League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Boston owns the No. 2 ranking for hits in the American League at 9.5 per game. By contrast, the Tigers are rated No. 1 in the same category at 10.1 per game.

Defensively, Detroit features the American League's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.6 runs per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the American League at home, scoring 5 runs per game.

In their last action, Detroit was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at -109 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Detroit suffered a 2-1 loss against Boston on Tuesday, as Max Scherzer wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Fenway Park.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Kansas City are 5-5
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few Tigers at Red Sox trends to consider:
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Detroit's last 15 games when playing Boston
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Boston is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Boston's last 15 games when playing Detroit

Next up:
Detroit at Kansas City, Friday, September 6
Boston at NY Yankees, Thursday, September 5

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