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Boston Red Sox Favored by -138 Against Oakland Athletics on Sunday

Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum hosts an MLB battle between the Oakland Athletics and the visiting Boston Red Sox on Sunday.

David Price, with a record of 2-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Boston Red Sox, while the Oakland Athletics trot Daniel Mengden to the mound in this one. He is 2-2 so far in 2018.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Oakland Athletics were listed as 128 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 9 earlier at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.9-4.6 win for the Athletics. 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

The Oakland Athletics bring a 10-11 record to the battle against the 17-3 Red Sox. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Boston injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Oakland Athletics rated this week at No. 14 and the Boston Red Sox sitting at No. 1.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Oakland owns the No. 3 ranking for hits at 9.43 per game. By contrast, the Boston Red Sox are rated No. 1 in the same category at 10.05 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Boston owns the No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 2.09 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Sean Manaea in a losing cause, 3-0, against Oakland on Saturday.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Boston is 17-2 SU in its last 19 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
  • Boston is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games
  • Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Toronto, Tuesday, April 24th
Oakland at Texas, Monday, April 23rd