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Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics in MLB Betting Odds

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

Oakland sends Sonny Gray out against for the Boston Red Sox in this game. Gray is 0-1 with a 3.78 ERA on the season, while is 0-0 on the year and has a 0.00 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Boston Red Sox before the first pitch in this match found them as -115 moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 9 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.1-3.8 win for the Athletics on Thursday. 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 17-23 record to the battle against the 21-18 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. 28 and the Boston Red Sox sitting at No. 7.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Oakland Athletics No. 26-rated offense, averaging 3.85 runs per game, against a Boston Red Sox defense that ranks No. 9 at 4.26 in runs allowed per game. The Oakland Athletics have averaged 7.7 hits per game so far, less than Boston Red Sox batters have averaged on the year (9.1 hits per game).

Boston brings the No. 9-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Athletics's No. 24-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Sox beat St. Louis in extra innings, earning a 5-4 victory at New Busch Stadium in MLB wagering action.

Oakland didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by C Bergman in a losing cause, 4-0, against Seattle on Wednesday.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Oakland, Friday, May 19th