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Baseball Matchup - Detroit Tigers Boston Red Sox Odds Preview

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April 8, 1:05 PM | GrassComerica Park

Boston Red Sox vs Detroit Tigers Odds


Baseball bettors look for value at Comerica Park on Sunday as host Detroit battles the Boston Red Sox in baseball odds action.

Detroit sends Max Scherzer out against Clay Buchholz for the Red Sox in this game. Scherzer is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA on the season, while Buchholz is 0-0 on the year and has a 0.00 ERA.

View Boston vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Detroit sat as -110 favorites. The total was set at 8.5.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Tigers at No. 6 in the American League and the Red Sox at No. 3 in the American League heading into this contest.

How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Detroit and its American League No. 3-rated batting order, averaging 6.5 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 14 lineup of the Red Sox at 1 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Detroit has the American League's No. 1-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the American League's No. 12 mark in runs allowed.

Boston lost its last outing, a 10-0 result against the Tigers on April 7. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -110 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Boston was routed on Saturday at Comerica Park, having a 10-0 loss put on them by the Detroit Tigers in baseball betting action.

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

A few Red Sox at Tigers trends to consider:
Boston is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Boston's last 13 games
Boston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Detroit is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Detroit's last 12 games at home
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Boston at Toronto, Monday, April 9
Detroit home to Tampa Bay, Tuesday, April 10