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MLB Betting: Brewers vs. Red Sox

Divison leaders clash in the second game of a three-game set today when the Milwaukee Brewers take on the Boston Red Sox.

Randy Wolf (4-4, 3.20) starts for Milwaukee today and Jon Lester (9-2, 3.73) goes to the hill for Boston. Wolf pitched seven shutout innings with seven strikeouts in his last start against the Cubs. Lester picked up a win over Toronto last time out after allowing one run on two hits with eight strikeouts over eight innings..

View Milwaukee vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Boston sat as -175 favorites. The total was set at 9.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Red Sox at No. 2 in the American League and the Brewers at No. 3 in the National League heading into this contest.

How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Boston has the American League's No. 1-rated offensive output, at 9.6 hits per game. The Brewers average 8.6 hits per game, good for No. 9 on the National League list.

Defensively, Milwaukee features the National League's No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.2 runs per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the American League at home, scoring 5.4 runs per game.

In their last action, Milwaukee was a 10-4 loser on the road against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at -128 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (14) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Brewers were saddled with a loss last time out in Shaun Marcum's start, as they lost 10-4 against Boston on Friday at Fenway Park.

Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 2-5
After playing Boston are 1-5
After a loss are 8-2

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-3
After playing Milwaukee are 5-1
After a win are 9-1

A few Brewers at Red Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 7 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
Milwaukee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games at home
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
Boston is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games when playing Milwaukee

Next up:
Milwaukee at Boston, Sunday, June 19