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Boston Red Sox Favored by -115 Against Houston Astros on Thursday

The Boston Red Sox host Houston on Thursday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 92-66 mark against the 98-60 Astros in MLB betting odds action at Fenway Park.

Brad Peacock, with a record of 12-2 on the season, gets the ball for the Houston Astros, while the Boston Red Sox trot Eduardo Rodriguez to the mound in this one. He is 6-6 so far in 2017.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Boston sat as -115 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 9.5, according to MyBookie.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.3-3.9 win for the Astros. 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 sport a record of 92-66 heading into this matchup, while the Houston Astros sit at 98-60 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Houston injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 3 (Boston Red Sox) and the No. 17 (Houston Astros) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Houston Astros rank No. 1 at 9.77 hits per game. That compares with the Boston Red Sox No. 8 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Houston owns the No. 14-rated road mark, allowing 4.68 runs per game on the highway. Boston, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston ran up the score in their last game on Wednesday, jumping to a lead and resulting in a 12-2 victory against Texas.

Boston rolled to a 10-7 win against Toronto on Wednesday, as R Porcello and the Red Sox' bats led the team to victory at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Houston is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
  • Houston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Boston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Boston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games at home
  • Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Boston, Friday, September 29th