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Two Erratic Lefties Could be Roughed up at Fenway

The Diamondbacks head into Fenway tonight to open a series with the Red Sox fresh off their sweep of the New York Mets at Citi Field. Boston has dropped six of its last 10 games and is coming off two straight losses to the Yankees in New York.  

  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of the D-backs' last 12 games after consecutive runline wins.
  • The Red Sox are 12-5 in their last 17 games against the National League.
  • The Diamondbacks are 8-20 on the runline in their last 28 games.

The pitching matchup tonight will feature two lefty hurlers who have been massive disappointments for their respective teams. David Price has shown glimpses of the high-priced ace he was paid to be this year but owns a 4.38 ERA through 24 starts and has been roughed up in two straight starts.

Patrick Corbin has not earned a win since June 21 and the D-backs have dropped six straight matches in games he has pitched. Although he pitches worse at home, he still owns a bloated 4.00 ERA on the road.

This one is tough to call with such erratic pitchers on the mound and I will most likely be avoiding any action on this game.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Arizona Diamondbacks listed as underdogs of 203 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.7-4.1 victory for the Diamondbacks. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Boston Red Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Red Sox sport a record of 61-52 heading into this matchup, while the Arizona Diamondbacks sit at 48-66 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Arizona injuries news.

The Boston Red Sox vs Arizona Diamondbacks odds would favor the Red Sox if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Boston is rated No. 21 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Arizona is at No. 30.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Boston owns the No. 1 ranking for hits at 9.94 per game. By contrast, the Arizona Diamondbacks are rated No. 5 in the same category at 9.16 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Arizona owns the No. 19-rated road mark, allowing 4.61 runs per game on the highway. Boston, on the other hand, rates No. 3 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Braden Shipley silenced the Mets bats in a 9-0 victory last time out versus New York at Citi Field.

The Red Sox were saddled with a loss last time out in Eduardo Rodriguez's start, as they lost 4-2 against New York on Thursday at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • Arizona is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Arizona is 6-15 ATS in its last 21 games
  • Arizona is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games
  • Boston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Boston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Boston's last 15 games
  • Boston is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Arizona at Boston, Saturday, August 13th