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Cleveland Indians vs Boston Red Sox Betting Odds Preview and Pick

The visiting Cleveland Indians hope for a solid performance on Monday as they look to pick up a win at Fenway Park against the Boston Red Sox.

The Boston Red Sox will rely on Doug Fister to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Trevor Bauer will be his counterpart for the Cleveland Indians. Doug Fister is 2-5 this season, and Trevor Bauer is 10-8.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Cleveland Indians were 105 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 10.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Red Sox to win this game 4.0-2.6. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cleveland Indians vs Boston Red Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

67-50 Boston battles the Indians, currently with a 63-52 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Cleveland injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 4-ranked Boston Red Sox and the No. 2-rated Cleveland Indians in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Boston Red Sox No. 9 ranked offense (4.8 runs per game) against a Cleveland Indians defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 2 at 3.87 runs allowed per game. The Boston Red Sox have been averaging 9.11 hits per game, more than the Cleveland Indians have managed so far this season (8.71 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Boston has the No. 4-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Indians own the No. 2 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Indians enjoyed a 4-3 victory at the expense of the Rays on Sunday, with C Kluber throwing 7 innings of 4-hit ball at Tropicana Field.

Boston won a close affair on Sunday in their last outing, defeating New York 3-2 in extra innings at Yankee Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games on the road
  • Boston is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Boston is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
  • Boston is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Minnesota, Tuesday, August 15th
Boston home to St. Louis, Tuesday, August 15th