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Detroit Tigers vs Boston Red Sox in MLB Betting Odds

The Boston Red Sox host Detroit on Saturday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 43-54 mark against the 47-49 Tigers in MLB betting odds action at Fenway Park.

Boston hands the ball to starter Steven Wright in this one and he'll try to improve on his 5-3 mark on the year. Detroit counters with Alfredo Simon, who will try to quiet the fans and the Red Sox bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Boston Red Sox as -133 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

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

43-54 Boston battles the Tigers, currently with a 47-49 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Detroit injuries news.

The Boston Red Sox sit at No. 22 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Detroit Tigers sit at No. 24 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Boston Red Sox and its No. 19-rated batting order, averaging 4.03 runs per nine innings, against the No. 3 line up of the Detroit Tigers at 4.52 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Boston has the No. 28-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Tigers own the No. 27 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit lost in extra innings against the Red Sox on Friday as Boston edged them 2-1 at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 19 of Detroit's last 25 games
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Detroit's last 16 games on the road
  • Boston is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games
  • Boston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Boston, Sunday, July 26th