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Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Betting Preview

Boston Red SoxBaltimore Orioles
May 21, 7:05 PM | GrassCamden Yards

Boston Red Sox vs Baltimore Orioles Odds

20-21TEAM RECORD27-15

The Baltimore Orioles look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Red Sox arrive at Camden Yards on Monday.

Baltimore sends Tommy Hunter out against Clay Buchholz for the Red Sox in this game. Hunter is 2-2 with a 4.78 ERA on the season, while Buchholz is 4-2 on the year and has a 7.77 ERA.

View Boston vs Baltimore Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baltimore opened as -110 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 9.5.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 5-ranked Orioles and the American League No. 3-rated Red Sox in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Baltimore has the American League's No. 5-rated offensive output, at 8.7 hits per game. The Red Sox average 9.7 hits per game, good for No. 2 on the American League list.

Comparing defensive stats, Boston owns the American League's No. 7-rated road mark, allowing 4.4 runs per game on the highway. Baltimore, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring at home.

Boston won its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Phillies on May 20. Bettors who backed the Red Sox at +133 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Red Sox grabbed a win last time out, defeating Cliff Lee and the Phillies 5-1 on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park.

The Orioles were a 9-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Nationals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -147 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors. The Orioles endured a 9-3 loss at the hands of the Nationals on Sunday, with Wei-Yin Chen throwing 4 1/3 innings of 8-hit ball at Nationals Park.

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Baltimore are 3-7
After playing Philadelphia are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

A few Red Sox at Orioles trends to consider:
Boston is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games
Boston is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Baltimore is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Boston
Baltimore is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 6 games

Next up:
Boston at Baltimore, Tuesday, May 22