MLB Matchups  >>  Boston vs. Atlanta Preview 05/26/2014


The Boston Red Sox and the Atlanta Braves will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Turner Field.

right hander Clay Buchholz will take the mound for the Red Sox to start this game. Buchholz is 2-4 this season with a 6.32 ERA.

The Braves will counter Buchholz with Ervin Santana. Right hander Santana has a 3.42 ERA to go along with a 4-2 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Braves listed as 123-moneyline favorites versus the Red Sox, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.

Atlanta was a 7-0 winner in its last match at home against the Rockies. They won as -168 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 8-5 loser as they battled the Rays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at -121 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Team record: 20-29
Current Streak: lost 10 straight games.
Boston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games
Boston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games on the road
Team record: 28-21
Atlanta is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games
Atlanta is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Atlanta's last 22 games at home
Next up:
Boston at Atlanta Tuesday, May 27