The Boston Red Sox have been using Fenway Park to their advantage of late and will look to notch their seventh win in the last eight home appearances vs the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. Sportsbooks opened the Tigers as +148 underdogs with a total of 10.5.
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- The UNDER is 8-3-1 in the last 12 meetings in Boston.
- The OVER is 12-3-2 in Norris’ last 17 road starts.
- The Red Sox are 11-1 in their last 12 home games vs. a left-handed starter.
Daniel Norris and Drew Pomeranz will get the start for the Tigers and BoSox, respectively. Norris (2-4, 4.48 ERA) saw his winless drought reach six starts after allowing four runs over six innings in a home setback to the Los Angeles Angels in his last outing. The hurler made his season debut against Boston on April 9 but did not factor into the decision after allowing three runs and seven hits over 6 1/3 frames.
Pomeranz (6-3, 4.02) has won his last three starts after collecting the W against the New York Yankees in his last outing. He has struck out 19 and gave up a combined three runs over 13 frames in victory vs the White Sox and Texas in his previous two turns. Pomeranz is 2-3 with a 4.24 ERA in seven career games against Detroit.
The UNDER is trending when the Red Sox play at home. In Boston’s last six at Fenway, the UNDER is 5-1.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The visiting Detroit Tigers were 155 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 10 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.4-5.0 result in favor of the Tigers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Detroit Tigers vs Boston Red Sox Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Boston (34-27) will face the 29-32 Tigers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Detroit injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 7 (Boston Red Sox) and the No. 9 (Detroit Tigers) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Boston has baseball’s No. 10-rated offensive output, at 8.95 hits per game. The Detroit Tigers average 8.57 hits per game, good for No. 14 on the list.
Defensively, Detroit features the No. 25-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.36 runs per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 at home, scoring 4.69 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Detroit didn’t get the job done in their last match, falling 11-3 to Boston on Saturday at Fenway Park.
- Detroit is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
- Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit’s last 9 games
- Detroit is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
- Boston is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
- Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 6 games
- Boston is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Detroit home to Arizona, Tuesday, June 13th
Boston home to Philadelphia, Monday, June 12th