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Cleveland Sends Corey Kluber vs Craig Breslow in Boston Red Sox vs Indians Game

The visiting Boston Red Sox hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to pick up a win at Progressive Field against the Cleveland Indians.

Craig Breslow gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Boston Red Sox on Saturday; he's 0-3 on the season. The Cleveland Indians, meanwhile, will counter with Corey Kluber, who will be looking to improve on his 8-16 mark.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.6-5.2 win for the Red Sox. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs Cleveland Indians Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cleveland Indians sport a record of 79-80 heading into this matchup, while the Boston Red Sox sit at 78-82 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Boston injuries news.

The Cleveland Indians sit at No. 9 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Boston Red Sox sit at No. 4 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Cleveland Indians No. 18-ranked scoring average of 4.18 runs per game, against a Boston Red Sox offense rated No. 3 and scoring 4.67 runs per game. The Indians have averaged 8.67 hits per game to date this season, less than the Red Sox hitters have managed (9.29 per nine innings).

Cleveland owns the No. 11 defense, allowing 4.18 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Boston's No. 25-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Sox were saddled with a loss last time out in Henry Owens's start, as they lost 8-2 against Cleveland on Friday at Progressive Field.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston's last 11 games
  • Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 16 of Boston's last 24 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Cleveland is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 18 of Cleveland's last 25 games at home
  • Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Cleveland, Sunday, October 4th