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Boston Red Sox visit Oakland Athletics in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Boston Red Sox pay a visit to Oakland on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Athletics bats in baseball betting action at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

Sean Manaea will take the mound for the Oakland Athletics, and he'll carry a 1-3 record into the contest. Drew Pomeranz gets the ball for the Boston Red Sox; he's 3-3 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Oakland Athletics in this matchup found them as 116 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.8-3.5 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 19-23 record to the battle against the 21-20 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. 24 and the Boston Red Sox sitting at No. 8.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Oakland Athletics and its No. 26-rated batting order, averaging 3.93 runs per nine innings, against the No. 19 line up of the Boston Red Sox at 4.41 runs per outing.

Oakland owns the No. 23 defense, allowing 3.93 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Boston's No. 11-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston lost in extra innings against the Athletics on Friday as Oakland edged them 3-2 at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games
  • Boston is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Boston's last 9 games on the road
  • Oakland is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Oakland's last 18 games
  • Oakland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Oakland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Oakland, Sunday, May 21st