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MLB Betting Line Favors the Cincinnati Reds over the Boston Red Sox

Boston Red Sox


Cincinnati Reds
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 12:35 PM ET
Great American Ball Park

The Boston Red Sox will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Reds in Cincinnati at Great American Ball Park on Wednesday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Mike Leake gets the call for the Cincinnati Reds and he will try to build on a 9-10 mark. In the other dugout, Anthony Ranaudo brings a 1-0 ledger to the game for the Boston Red Sox as he tries to quiet the Reds bats.

Boston Red Sox vs Cincinnati Reds Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Cincinnati Reds as -147 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

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Computer Prediction: Boston Red Sox vs Cincinnati Reds Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.1-3.4 win for the Reds. A 4.1-3.4 result in favor of the Reds is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs Cincinnati Reds Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Cincinnati (60-59) will face the 53-65 Red Sox in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Boston injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 14 (Cincinnati Reds) and the No. 30 (Boston Red Sox) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How Boston Red Sox vs Cincinnati Reds Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Cincinnati Reds and its No. 26-rated batting order, averaging 3.8 runs per nine innings, against the No. 27 lineup of the Boston Red Sox at 3.79 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Cincinnati has the No. 5-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the No. 18 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Reds on August 12. Bettors who backed the Red Sox at +119 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Red Sox enjoyed a 3-2 victory at the expense of the Reds on Tuesday, with Joe Kelly throwing 1 innings of 0-hit ball at Great American Ball Park.

Boston Red Sox vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Odds Trends

Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Boston is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games
Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games at home
Cincinnati is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 8 games when playing Boston

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Cincinnati at Colorado, Thursday, August 14th