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MLB Betting Line Favors the Boston Red Sox over the Baltimore Orioles

Baltimore Orioles


Boston Red Sox
Friday, April 17, 2015 7:10 PM ET
Fenway Park

The Boston Red Sox get a visit from the Baltimore Orioles in MLB baseball betting action on Friday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Ubaldo Jimenez gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Baltimore Orioles on Friday; he's 1-0 on the season. The Boston Red Sox, meanwhile, will counter with Joe Kelly, who will be looking to improve on his 1-0 mark.

Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Boston Red Sox as -140 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Computer Prediction: Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.2-4.4 result in favor of the Orioles. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Boston (6-3) will face the 5-4 Orioles in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Baltimore injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 8-ranked Boston Red Sox and the No. 14-rated Baltimore Orioles in this matchup.

How Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Stats Match Up

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Boston Red Sox No. 2-ranked scoring average of 6.22 runs per game, against a Baltimore Orioles offense rated No. 6 and scoring 5.22 runs per game. The Red Sox have averaged 9.89 hits per game to date this season, more than the Orioles hitters have managed (8.89 per nine innings).

Defensively, Baltimore features the No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 3 runs per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 at home, scoring 7.33 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Baltimore rolled to a 7-5 win against New York on Wednesday, as Bud Norris and the Orioles' bats led the team to victory at Camden Yards.

Boston suffered a 10-5 loss against Washington on Wednesday, as Wade Miley wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Fenway Park.

Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Baltimore's last 9 games on the road
Baltimore is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Boston
Baltimore is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games
Boston is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games at home

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