OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

*Terms and Conditions apply to all bonus offers on this website. Please visit operator for details.

Brian Johnson, Vincent Velasquez Take Mound in Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros Tilt

The Houston Astros get a visit from the Boston Red Sox in MLB baseball betting action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Brian Johnson, with a record of 0-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Boston Red Sox, while the Houston Astros trot Vincent Velasquez to the mound in this one. He is 0-1 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Boston Red Sox were 115 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.6-4.2 victory for the Astros. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Astros bring a 51-43 record to the battle against the 42-51 Red Sox. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Boston injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 8 (Houston Astros) and the No. 19 (Boston Red Sox) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Boston Red Sox rank No. 11 at 8.69 hits per game. That compares with the Houston Astros No. 27 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Houston has the No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the No. 28 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston suffered a 7-3 loss against Los Angeles on Monday, as S Wright wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Angel Stadium.

Houston routed Texas on Sunday by a 10-0 score at Minute Maid Park, plating runs all day in baseball betting action.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 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
  • Boston is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games when playing Houston
  • Houston is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games
  • Houston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • Houston is 5-15 SU in its last 20 games when playing Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Houston, Wednesday, July 22nd