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Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics Betting Odds Analysis, Lines and Pick

Oakland Athletics


Boston Red Sox
Saturday, May 03, 2014 1:35 PM ET
Fenway Park

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Boston and the Oakland on Saturday, with the host Red Sox trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

The Boston Red Sox will turn to Jon Lester and his 2-4 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Oakland Athletics send Tom Milone (0-2) to the hill.

Oakland Athletics vs Boston Red Sox Opening Odds and Betting Line

Boston was a -146 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 9.5.

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Computer Prediction: Oakland Athletics vs Boston Red Sox Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 6.1-4 win for the Athletics on Saturday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 6.1-4 result in favor of the Athletics today. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Boston (14-16) will face the 18-11 Athletics in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Oakland injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 21-rated Boston Red Sox and the league No. 1-ranked Oakland Athletics, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How Oakland Athletics vs Boston Red Sox Stats Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Oakland Athletics rank No. 7 at 9.1 hits per game. That compares with the Boston Red Sox No. 20 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Boston has the No. 18-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Athletics own the No. 3 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland lost its last outing, a 7-1 result against the Red Sox on May 2. Bettors who backed the Red Sox at -122 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Athletics were saddled with a loss last time out in Daniel Straily's start, as they lost 7-1 against Boston on Friday at Fenway Park.

Oakland Athletics vs Boston Red Sox Betting Odds Trends

Oakland is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games
Oakland is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Oakland's last 10 games on the road
Oakland is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 9 games at home
Boston is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing Oakland
Boston is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Oakland

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Boston, Sunday, May 4th