Recap - Boston Defeats Detroit 4-3
Boston grabbed a 4-3 win over Detroit on Thursday, as Jonathan Papelbon was credited with a win at Fenway Park.
Boston was favored by -134 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Boston got 6 innings from Josh Beckett, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 3. Jonathan Papelbon earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from J.D. Drew in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Justin Verlander worked 8 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Austin Jackson in a losing cause.
Detroit outhit their counterparts 10-8 in the game.
Boston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. Detroit will aim to get back on the winning track at Pittsburgh.