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Oakland Athletics vs Boston Red Sox Betting Pick and Odds Preview

The Boston Red Sox will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Oakland Athletics pay a visit to Fenway Park.

Oakland puts its faith in starter Jesse Chavez to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 2-5. Getting the ball for the Boston Red Sox is Joe Kelly, who owns a 1-4 record on the season with a 5.83 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Oakland Athletics before the first pitch in this match found them as 104 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.2-2.5 win for the Athletics on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Oakland Athletics vs Boston Red Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

25-31 Boston battles the Athletics, currently with a 23-34 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Oakland injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Boston Red Sox rated this week at No. 25 and the Oakland Athletics sitting at No. 8.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Boston has baseball's No. 26-rated offensive output, at 8.29 hits per game. The Oakland Athletics average 8.88 hits per game, good for No. 8 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Boston has the No. 27-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Athletics own the No. 11 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland suffered a 4-2 loss against Boston on Friday, as Scott Kazmir wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Oakland's last 14 games when playing Boston
  • Boston is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games
  • Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Boston's last 18 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Boston, Sunday, June 7th