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MLB Betting Line Favors the Boston Red Sox over the Cincinnati Reds

Cincinnati Reds


Boston Red Sox
Tuesday, May 06, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Fenway Park

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Cincinnati Reds dueling the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday at Fenway Park.

Homer Bailey gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Cincinnati Reds on this Tuesday; he's 2-2 on the season. The Boston Red Sox, meanwhile, will counter with Felix Doubront, who will be looking to improve on his 1-3 mark.

Cincinnati Reds vs Boston Red Sox Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Cincinnati Reds listed as underdogs of 118 at most Sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9, check for odds updates at 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Cincinnati Reds vs Boston Red Sox Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Reds to win this game 4.5-3.7. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cincinnati Reds vs Boston Red Sox Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Red Sox sport a record of 15-17 heading into this matchup, while the Cincinnati Reds sit at 15-16 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Cincinnati injuries news.

The Boston Red Sox vs Cincinnati Reds odds would favor the Reds if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Boston is rated No. 12 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Cincinnati is at No. 5.

How Cincinnati Reds vs Boston Red Sox Stats Matchup

At the plate, Boston owns the No. 23 ranking for hits at 8.25 per game. By contrast, the Cincinnati Reds are rated No. 19 in the same category at 8.45 per game.

Defensively, Cincinnati features the No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.38 runs per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 at home, scoring 4.47 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Brewers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at -112 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Cincinnati won a close affair on Sunday in their last outing, defeating Milwaukee 4-3 in extra innings at Great American Ball Park.

The Red Sox were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at -102 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Boston lost in extra innings against the Athletics on Sunday as Oakland edged them 3-2 at Fenway Park.

Cincinnati Reds vs Boston Red Sox Betting Odds Trends

Cincinnati is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cincinnati's last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games on the road
Cincinnati is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games at home
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cincinnati

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