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Boston Red Sox Host Cleveland Indians in MLB Baseball Betting Action

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.

Cleveland puts its faith in starter Danny Salazar to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 10-6. Getting the ball for the Boston Red Sox is Matt Barnes, who owns a 3-2 record on the season with a 5.65 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Boston Red Sox as 110 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.8-4.6 result in favor of the Red Sox. 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

The Boston Red Sox sport a record of 52-65 heading into this matchup, while the Cleveland Indians sit at 54-62 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Cleveland injuries news.

The Boston Red Sox sit at No. 12 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cleveland Indians sit at No. 6 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Cleveland Indians rank No. 14 at 8.61 hits per game. That compares with the Boston Red Sox No. 5 ranking in that category.

Cleveland brings the No. 16-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Red Sox's No. 28-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cleveland didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-1 to Minnesota on Sunday at Target Field.

The Red Sox got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Seattle on Sunday; it was a 10-8 final at Fenway Park in MLB wagering action.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Boston
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games
  • Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Boston's last 11 games at home
  • Boston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Cleveland

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Boston, Tuesday, August 18th