The Baltimore Orioles will pay a visit to Boston to play their division rival Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mid-Atlantic Sports Network is in line to broadcast the action and the game will get going at 7:10 p.m. ET.
Baltimore Orioles at Boston Red Sox Odds
Boston (-230) is favored against Baltimore (+210) and oddsmakers have put the Over/Under for this one at 11 runs (+100 for the over and -120 for the under). Gamblers can also wager on the game’s spread with the current runline odds standing at Orioles +1.5 runs (-105) and Red Sox -1.5 runs (-115).
The Orioles are 52-107 SU and are 68-91 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 22.1 units for moneyline gamblers and 29.6 units ATS. The Red Sox, on the other hand, are 83-76 SU and 67-91 ATS. They’ve lost 24.8 units for moneyline bettors and 32.8 units ATS.
Boston games have an over/under record of 90-65-3 in 2019. The Orioles have also been a good over bet with a total record of 81-66-12.
Asher Wojciechowski will get the start for Baltimore. The right-handed Wojciechowski is 3-8 with a 5.31 ERA and 74 strikeouts. He’s 1-1 with 14 strikeouts and a 1.54 ERA against Boston this year (two starts).
The Red Sox are handing the ball to righty Nathan Eovaldi (2-0, 6.03 ERA), who’s got 67 strikeouts and 31 walks, along with a 1.60 WHIP. Eovaldi is 0-0 with a 22.50 ERA in one start against Baltimore this year.
Baltimore’s pitching staff allowed 6.1 runs per game and its starters own a 5.62 ERA, 1.42 WHIP and 7.06 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 5.83, along with a K/9 of 8.61.
The Orioles offense has slashed .247/.312/.414 on its way to 4.5 runs scored per game in 2019, including 4.3 runs per game against divisional foes and 6.2 per game over the team’s last five outings (2-3 SU).
Second baseman Jonathan Villar and outfielder Trey Mancini continue to lead Baltimore’s offense. Villar is slashing .275/.340/.456 with 24 home runs, 71 RBIs, 109 runs and 39 stolen bases, while Mancini is hitting .291 with 34 homers, 94 RBIs and 104 runs scored.
For the home team, Boston’s pitching staff has given up 5.1 runs per game overall this year. Its starters have a 4.94 ERA, 1.37 WHIP and 9.6 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.40 ERA, 1.38 WHIP and 10.5 K/9. In 73 divisional games, Red Sox starters have an ERA of 5.16 and the bullpen’s ERA is 5.17.
The Boston offense is putting up 5.6 runs per outing, including 5.4 per game against divisional foes and 7.6 per game over its last five. The team’s hit .303/.373/.463 over its last five games and is 3-2 SU during that span.
Third baseman Rafael Devers and shortstop Xander Bogaerts have led the Red Sox hitters this year. Devers is slashing .310/.361/.556 with 32 home runs, 115 RBIs and 127 runs scored, while Bogaerts has put up a line of .305/.380/.549 with 32 homers, 113 RBIs and 108 runs scored.
Baltimore Orioles at Boston Red Sox Free Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Red Sox, ATS Winner – Orioles, O/U – OVER
Baltimore has recorded 18 extra-base hits over its last five outings. Boston has 16 XBH over its last five.
Boston has posted 26.2 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 30.4 over its last five.
The Orioles have hit 18 home runs in their last 10 games, including 10 over their last five.
The Orioles have a team OPS of .726 this season and an OPS of .717 against right-handed pitchers. The Red Sox’ OPS sits at .809 overall and .809 versus righties.