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Moneyline Favors Boston Red Sox in MLB Battle with Houston Astros

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

Boston hands the ball to starter Eduardo Rodriguez in this one and he'll try to improve on his 4-2 mark on the year. Houston counters with Lance McCullers, who will try to quiet the fans and the Red Sox bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Houston Astros were 108 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.6-4.6 win for the Astros on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Houston Astros vs Boston Red Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Red Sox bring a 38-45 record to the battle against the 48-35 Astros. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Houston injuries news.

The Boston Red Sox sit at No. 14 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Houston Astros sit at No. 2 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Boston has baseball's No. 14-rated offensive output, at 8.83 hits per game. The Houston Astros average 8.12 hits per game, good for No. 27 on the list.

Houston brings the No. 9-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Red Sox's No. 28-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Astros endured a 6-1 loss at the hands of the Red Sox on Saturday, with C McHugh throwing 5.1 innings of 7-hit ball at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Houston is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • Houston is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games when playing Boston
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Houston's last 11 games when playing Boston
  • Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Boston is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games at home
  • Boston is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games when playing Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Cleveland, Monday, July 6th
Boston home to Miami, Tuesday, July 7th