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Clay Buchholz, Ervin Santana Take Mound in Boston Red Sox vs Atlanta Braves Tilt

Boston Red Sox


Atlanta Braves
Monday, May 26, 2014 1:10 PM ET
Turner Field

MLB wagering interest swings to the Boston Red Sox vs Atlanta Braves battle on Monday at Turner Field as the Braves try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

The match puts starter Clay Buchholz for the Boston Red Sox on the hill facing Ervin Santana for the Atlanta Braves. Buchholz brings a 2-4 mark to the game, while Santana is 4-2 to date on the season.

Boston Red Sox vs Atlanta Braves Opening Odds and Betting Line

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -123 for the Atlanta Braves in this one over at TopBet. The over under number was sitting near 7 at 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Boston Red Sox vs Atlanta Braves Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4-3.2 victory for the Braves. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs Atlanta Braves Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Atlanta Braves bring a 28-21 record to the battle against the 20-29 Red Sox. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs Boston injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 20-ranked Atlanta Braves and the No. 28-rated Boston Red Sox in this matchup.

How Boston Red Sox vs Atlanta Braves Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Atlanta Braves No. 29-ranked scoring average of 3.39 runs per game, against a Boston Red Sox offense rated No. 16 and scoring 3.98 runs per game. The Braves have averaged 7.78 hits per game to date this season, less than the Red Sox hitters have managed (8.27 per nine innings).

Defensively, Boston features the No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 4 runs per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 24 at home, scoring 3.5 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Boston, they were a 8-5 loser as they battled the Rays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at -121 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Boston didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 8-5 to Tampa Bay on Sunday at Tropicana Field.

Atlanta was a 7-0 winner in its last match at home against the Rockies. They won as -168 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors. Atlanta threw a shutout at Colorado in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by Julio Teheran to defeat Colorado 7-0 on Sunday.

Boston Red Sox vs Atlanta Braves Betting Odds Trends

Boston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games
Boston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games on the road
Atlanta is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games
Atlanta is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Atlanta's last 22 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Atlanta, Tuesday, May 27th