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Atlanta Braves Face the Boston Red Sox Thursday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

Atlanta Braves


Boston Red Sox
Thursday, May 29, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Fenway Park

The Boston Red Sox will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Atlanta Braves invade Fenway Park on Thursday.

Boston hands the ball to starter Jake Peavy in this one and he'll try to improve on his 1-2 mark on the year. Atlanta counters with Mike Minor, who will try to quiet the fans and the Red Sox bats at the same time.

Atlanta Braves vs Boston Red Sox Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Boston Red Sox as -114 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

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Computer Prediction: Atlanta Braves vs Boston Red Sox Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.9-3.4 result in favor of the Braves. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Boston (23-29) will face the 28-24 Braves in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Atlanta injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 28 (Boston Red Sox) and the No. 20 (Atlanta Braves) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How Atlanta Braves vs Boston Red Sox Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Boston has baseball's No. 15-rated offensive output, at 8.38 hits per game. The Atlanta Braves average 7.85 hits per game, good for No. 28 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Boston has the No. 21-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Braves own the No. 2 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 4-0 loser as they battled the Red Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at -142 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. John Lackey shut down the Braves in their last game, striking out 9 in a 4-0 shutout over Atlanta in baseball action at Fenway Park.

Atlanta Braves vs Boston Red Sox Betting Odds Trends

Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games
Atlanta is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
Boston is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
Boston is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Boston's last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at Miami, Friday, May 30th
Boston home to Tampa Bay, Friday, May 30th