Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox Free Pick

Jose VasquezArticles, Baseball, MLB

The Baltimore Orioles are set to take on their division rival Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. The matchup will begin at 7:10 p.m. ET and fans can tune in to New England Sports Network to catch the action.

Baltimore Orioles at Boston Red Sox Odds

Baltimore’s pitching staff allowed 5.5 runs per game and its starters own a 5.52 ERA, 1.50 WHIP and 7.20 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.70, along with a WHIP of 1.50.

Orioles hitters have slashed .240/.300/.392 on their way to 3.8 runs scored per game in 2018, including 4.3 runs per game against divisional foes and 4.0 per game over the team’s last five contests (2-3 SU).

Baltimore’s hitters have been paced by outfielders Adam Jones and Trey Mancini. Jones is slashing .280/.310/.418 with 15 home runs, 61 RBIs and 53 runs scored, while Mancini has a .242 average with 23 homers, 53 RBIs and 65 runs scored.

For the home team, Boston’s pitching staff has given up 3.9 runs per game overall this year. Its starters have a 3.76 ERA, 1.21 WHIP and 9.6 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 3.54 ERA, 1.28 WHIP and 9.5 K/9. In 71 divisional games, Red Sox starters have an ERA of 3.73 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.91.

Boston’s hitters are putting up 5.3 runs per contest, including 5.4 per game against divisional foes and 6.2 per game over their last five. The team’s hit .280/.374/.495 over its last five games and is 3-2 SU during that span.

J.D. Martinez and Mookie Betts have led the charge for the Red Sox batters this year. Martinez is slashing .328/.402/.622 with 41 home runs, 124 RBIs and 106 runs scored, while Betts has produced a line of .343/.434/.639 with 32 homers, 80 RBIs, 125 runs and 29 steals.

Baltimore Orioles at Boston Red Sox Free Pick

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

Betting Trends

  • Baltimore has tallied 17 extra-base hits over its last five contests. Boston has 20 XBH over its last five.
  • Boston has recorded 21.5 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 27.0 over its last five.
  • The Orioles have hit 12 home runs in their last 10 games, including seven over their last five.