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The Oakland Athletics will do battle against the Boston Red Sox at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. The game gets underway 10:07 p.m. ET and NBC Sports – California is in line to showcase this AL showdown.

Boston Red Sox at Oakland Athletics Odds

Vegas is listing Oakland (+125) as the underdog to Boston (-135). The total stands at 8.5 runs and bettors can take the over for -115 and the under for -105. The game’s most recent runline odds stand at +110 for picking the Red Sox -1.5 runs and -130 for the Athletics +1.5.

The Athletics are 0-2 straight up (SU) and 2-3 against the spread (ATS). The team has lost 1.6 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 0.9 units ATS. The Red Sox are 0-0 SU and have gone 0-3 ATS. Overall, the team’s lost 2.5 units for moneyline gamblers and 3.5 units ATS.

Athletics games have had an over/under record of 2-3 in 2019. The Red Sox have an over/under record of 3-0.

David Price is projected to get the nod for Boston. The left-handed Price recorded 177 strikeouts across 176 innings last year (with only 50 walks) while finishing the season 16-7 overall with a 3.58 ERA and a 1.14 WHIP.

The Athletics have tabbed righty Aaron Brooks as their starter. Brooks pitched sparingly last year, going 0-0 overall with a 0.00 ERA and a 1.13 WHIP.

The Athletics are coming off of a 5-4 loss against the Mariners, while the Red Sox just dropped a – game to the .

Red Sox vs. Athletics Free MLB Tip

Predictions: SU Winner – Red Sox, ATS Winner – Red Sox, O/U – OVER

Betting Notes

  • The Red Sox went 2-4 SU against the Athletics last season.
  • The Red Sox’ bullpen managed an ERA of 2.55 against the Athletics last year.