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MLB Betting Line Favors the Oakland Athletics over the Boston Red Sox

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

Wade Miley, with a record of 1-4 on the season, gets the ball for the Boston Red Sox, while the Oakland Athletics trot Sonny Gray to the mound in this one. He is 4-0 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Boston Red Sox were 139 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.3-3.4 win for the Athletics on Wednesday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.3-3.4 result in favor of the Athletics today. 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 sport a record of 13-22 heading into this matchup, while the Boston Red Sox sit at 15-18 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Boston injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 27-ranked Oakland Athletics and the No. 28-rated Boston Red Sox in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Boston Red Sox rank No. 22 at 7.97 hits per game. That compares with the Oakland Athletics No. 4 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Boston owns the No. 29-rated road mark, allowing 5.65 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 9-2 to Oakland on Tuesday at O.co Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston's last 12 games
  • Boston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Boston's last 15 games on the road
  • Oakland is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Oakland's last 18 games
  • Oakland is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Seattle, Thursday, May 14th
Oakland home to Chicago, Friday, May 15th