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Road Team Holds Supremacy When BoSox, Tigers Clash

Home-field advantage has basically been non-existent when the Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers meet. In the past eight meetings between the two clubs, the road team has gone 6-2, which includes 5-2 after the all-star break last season.

Shark Bites
  • The Red Sox hit a collective .304 against Michael Fulmer last season.
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of the Tigers' last 11 games.
  • The Red Sox are 2-5 SU and ATS in their last 7 games against the Tigers.

The BoSox send Steven Wright to the bump for the knuckleballer’s first start of the season. Wright made his first all-star appearance thanks to a 2.68 ERA and three complete games in the first half of the 2016 season. However, the right-hander posted a 5.06 ERA in the second half while his strikeout numbers declined immensely.

Reigning AL Rookie of the Year Michael Fulmer makes his first start of the season for the Tigers in their home opener. Fulmer pitched exceptionally well at Comerica Park last season, as the hurler posted a 3.00 ERA and a 1.083 WHIP in 10 home starts. However, he started twice against the Red Sox last season and got banged up for 17 hits and nine earned runs in 13.1 innings.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Boston Red Sox before the first pitch in this match found them as -105 moneyline earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 9 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.5-3.3 victory 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 Detroit Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Tigers sport a record of 1-1 heading into this matchup, while the Boston Red Sox sit at 2-0 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Boston injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 9 (Detroit Tigers) and the No. 7 (Boston Red Sox) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Boston is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Boston's last 10 games
  • Boston is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit's last 11 games
  • Detroit is 6-12 ATS in its last 18 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games at home
  • Detroit is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Detroit, Saturday, April 8th