OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

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

Houston Astros vs Boston Red Sox Highlights MLB Odds Menu

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Minute Maid Park on Saturday as the host Houston Astros battle the Boston Red Sox in baseball betting odds action.

Rick Porcello, with a record of 3-8 on the season, gets the ball for the Boston Red Sox, while the Houston Astros trot David Paulino to the mound in this one. He is 0-0 so far in 2017.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Boston Red Sox before the first pitch in this match found them as 107 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 9.5 earlier at TopBet.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.0-4.5 result in favor of 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 45-23 record to the battle against the 38-29 Red Sox. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Boston injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Houston Astros at No. 2 and the Boston Red Sox at No. 10 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Houston Astros No. 3-ranked scoring average of 5.4 runs per game, against a Boston Red Sox offense rated No. 17 and scoring 4.7 runs per game. The Astros have averaged 9.53 hits per game to date this season, more than the Red Sox hitters have managed (9.13 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Houston has the No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the No. 5 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Astros, a 2-1 final on Friday in support of D Pomeranz at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Boston is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Houston
  • Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Houston
  • Houston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Houston is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games
  • Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Houston, Sunday, June 18th