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Detroit Tigers take on the Boston Red Sox with Odds and Betting Pick

Fenway Park hosts an MLB battle between the Boston Red Sox and the visiting Detroit Tigers on Tuesday.

The Boston Red Sox will rely on Steven Wright to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Mike Pelfrey will be his counterpart for the Detroit Tigers. Steven Wright is 12-5 this season, and Mike Pelfrey is 3-9.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Detroit Tigers were listed as 180 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 11 before betting started earlier on Tuesday over at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.4-4.7 win for the Red Sox. 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 sport a record of 55-42 heading into this matchup, while the Detroit Tigers sit at 52-48 on the season 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. 8-rated Boston Red Sox and the league No. 19-ranked Detroit Tigers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Boston has baseball's No. 1-rated offensive output, at 10.29 hits per game. The Detroit Tigers average 9.12 hits per game, good for No. 7 on the list.

Boston owns the No. 24 defense, allowing 5.66 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Detroit's No. 20-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Tigers grabbed a win last time out, defeating D Pomeranz and the Red Sox 4-2 on Monday at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Detroit's last 15 games
  • Detroit is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 9 games on the road
  • Boston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Boston is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston's last 12 games

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Boston, Wednesday, July 27th