MLB Baseball - Preview
The fans at Fenway Park will be treated to a game between the Oakland Athletics and the Boston Red Sox when they take their seats on Wednesday.
Lefthander Brett Anderson will take the mound for the Athletics to start this game. Anderson is 1-3 this season with a 5.95 ERA.
Anderson's opponent in this one will be Jon Lester. The Red Sox lefthander has a 1.73 ERA to go along with a 3-0 record this season.
The Athletics were a 13-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at +107 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors.
Oakland: 13-8 SU
Boston: 13-7 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Baltimore are 7-3
After playing Boston are 8-2
After a win are 8-2
Boston most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Houston are 7-2
After playing Oakland are 0-10
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Oakland's last 12 games on the road
Oakland is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Oakland's last 20 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Boston's last 18 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Boston's last 20 games at home
Oakland home to Baltimore, Thursday, April 25
Boston home to Houston, Thursday, April 25