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Detroit Tigers Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox get a visit from the Detroit Tigers in MLB baseball betting action on Friday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Boston hands the ball to starter Rick Porcello in this one and he'll try to improve on his 5-10 mark on the year. Detroit counters with Justin Verlander, who will try to quiet the fans and the Red Sox bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Boston Red Sox as -126 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 9 at shops such as Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.8-4.4 win for the Red Sox. A 4.8-4.4 result in favor of the Red Sox is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Detroit Tigers vs Boston Red Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Red Sox bring a 42-54 record to the battle against the 47-48 Tigers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Detroit injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 22-rated Boston Red Sox and the league No. 24-ranked Detroit Tigers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Detroit Tigers rank No. 1 at 9.74 hits per game. That compares with the Boston Red Sox No. 11 ranking in that category.

Detroit brings the No. 27-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Red Sox's No. 28-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Tigers got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Seattle on Thursday; it was a 3-2 final at Comerica Park in MLB wagering action.

The Red Sox were saddled with a loss last time out in W Miley's start, as they lost 5-4 against Houston on Thursday at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 20 of Detroit's last 25 games
  • Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Detroit's last 15 games on the road
  • Boston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
  • Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • Boston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Boston, Saturday, July 25th