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Atlanta Braves vs Boston Red Sox MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

The Atlanta Braves pay a visit to Boston on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Red Sox bats in baseball betting action at Fenway Park.

Atlanta puts its faith in starter Jhoulys Chacin to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-1. Getting the ball for the Boston Red Sox is Clay Buchholz, who owns a 0-2 record on the season with a 6.33 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Boston Red Sox as -200 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 7.0-2.6 win for the Red Sox on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Atlanta Braves vs Boston Red Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Boston (12-9) will face the 4-17 Braves in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Atlanta injuries news.

This game puts the Boston Red Sox, most recently No. 16 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Atlanta Braves, who rate a No. 26 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Boston Red Sox No. 5-ranked scoring average of 5.29 runs per game, against a Atlanta Braves offense rated No. 29 and scoring 3.29 runs per game. The Red Sox have averaged 9.81 hits per game to date this season, more than the Braves hitters have managed (7.57 per nine innings).

Defensively, Atlanta features the No. 23-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.75 runs per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 at home, scoring 5 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Braves endured a 9-4 loss at the hands of the Red Sox on Wednesday, with B Norris throwing 1.1 innings of 7-hit ball at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Atlanta's last 13 games
  • Atlanta is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
  • Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
  • Boston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Boston's last 17 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at Chicago, Friday, April 29th
Boston home to New York, Friday, April 29th