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Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Boston Red Sox dueling the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday at O.co Coliseum.

Justin Masterson gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday; he's 2-1 on the season. The Oakland Athletics, meanwhile, will counter with Drew Pomeranz, who will be looking to improve on his 1-3 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Oakland sat as -108 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 7.5, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.4-3.8 victory 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 12-22 record to the battle against the 15-17 Red Sox. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Boston injuries news.

The Oakland Athletics vs Boston Red Sox odds would favor the Athletics if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Oakland is rated No. 27 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Boston is at No. 28.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Oakland owns the No. 4 ranking for hits at 9.21 per game. By contrast, the Boston Red Sox are rated No. 20 in the same category at 8.09 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Boston owns the No. 28-rated road mark, allowing 5.44 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Sox beat Oakland in extra innings, earning a 5-4 victory at O.co Coliseum in MLB wagering action.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston's last 11 games
  • Boston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Boston is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games when playing Oakland
  • Oakland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Oakland's last 17 games
  • Oakland is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Oakland, Wednesday, May 13th