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Trevor Cahill, Josh Beckett take mound in Red Sox vs Athletics tilt

Oakland AthleticsBoston Red Sox
June 4, 1:10 PM | GrassFenway Park

Oakland Athletics vs Boston Red Sox Odds

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The Oakland Athletics will look to grab a road win when they take on the Red Sox in Boston at Fenway Park on Saturday in baseball odds action.

Boston sends Josh Beckett out against Trevor Cahill for the Athletics in this game. Beckett is 4-2 with a 1.80 ERA on the season, while Cahill is 6-3 on the year and has a 2.31 ERA.

View Oakland vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Red Sox were listed as -190 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 7.5 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The Red Sox sit at No. 3 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Athletics sit at an American League No. 5 on the same chart.

How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Boston's American League No. 4-ranked scoring average of 4.8 runs per game, against a Athletics offense rated No. 14 and scoring 3.6 runs per game in the league. The Red Sox have averaged 9.3 hits per game to date this season, more than the Athletics hitters have managed (8.2 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Oakland owns the American League's No. 2-rated road mark, allowing 3.4 runs per game on the highway. Boston, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Oakland was an 8-6 loser on the road against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at -200 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (14) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Oakland looks to rebound from a loss to the Red Sox, who beat them 8-6 on Friday behind a start from Clay Buchholz at Fenway Park.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few Athletics at Red Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Oakland's last 16 games when playing Boston
Oakland is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Oakland

Next up:
Oakland at Boston, Sunday, June 5