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Chicago Cubs vs Boston Red Sox in MLB Betting Odds

Fenway Park hosts an MLB battle between the Boston Red Sox and the visiting Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

The Boston Red Sox will rely on Eduardo Rodriguez to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Kyle Hendricks will be his counterpart for the Chicago Cubs. Eduardo Rodriguez is 1-1 this season, and Kyle Hendricks is 2-1.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Boston Red Sox as -105 on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 10 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.2-3.8 result in favor of the Cubs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs Boston Red Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

12-11 Boston battles the Cubs, currently with a 13-10 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Chicago injuries news.

This game puts the Boston Red Sox, most recently No. 16 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Chicago Cubs, who rate a No. 3 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Boston Red Sox No. 23-ranked scoring average of 3.78 runs per game, against a Chicago Cubs offense rated No. 5 and scoring 5.22 runs per game. The Red Sox have averaged 9.22 hits per game to date this season, more than the Cubs hitters have managed (9.17 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Boston has the No. 5-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cubs own the No. 12 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Chi Cubs is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chi Cubs's last 11 games
  • Chi Cubs is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Boston is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Boston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 9 games
  • Boston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago home to Philadelphia, Monday, May 1st
Boston home to Baltimore, Monday, May 1st