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Kendall Graveman Athletics at Home vs Boston Red Sox in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Oakland Athletics host Boston on Friday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 9-10 mark against the 16-2 Red Sox in MLB betting odds action at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

Kendall Graveman will take the mound for the Oakland Athletics, and he'll carry a 0-3 record into the contest. Drew Pomeranz gets the ball for the Boston Red Sox; he's 0-0 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Oakland Athletics as 119 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.2-3.8 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 Oakland Athletics Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

9-10 Oakland battles the Red Sox, currently with a 16-2 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Boston injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 14-rated Oakland Athletics and the league No. 1-ranked Boston Red Sox, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Oakland Athletics No. 6 ranked offense (5.47 runs per game) against a Boston Red Sox defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 2 at 2.78 runs allowed per game. The Oakland Athletics have been averaging 9.53 hits per game, less than the Boston Red Sox have managed so far this season (10.56 hits on average).

Boston brings the No. 2-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Athletics's No. 23-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Sox enjoyed a 8-2 victory at the expense of the Angels on Thursday, with Eduardo Rodriguez throwing 6 innings of 3-hit ball at Angel Stadium.

Oakland needed extra innings to get the job done against the White Sox on Wednesday as the Athletics defeated them 12-11 at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games
  • Boston is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Oakland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 7 games
  • Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Oakland, Saturday, April 21st