Boston Red Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles Moneyline Pick
- Updated: April 2, 2014
Time: 7:05 PM EST Wednesday April 2, 2014 MASN
Location: Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore, Maryland
The Baltimore Orioles host the Boston Red Sox in an American League East match up.
In their last games: The Orioles beat the Red Sox 2-1.
In their win over the Red Sox in the season opener Baltimore starter Chris Tillman got a no decision, but went 7 innings and only gave up 1 earned run. The Red Sox left 12 men on base.
Here are some additional handicapping angles to ponder:
The Orioles are 6-2 in their last 8 games against the Red Sox.
The Red Sox are 6-1 in their last 7 games against the Orioles when John Lackey has gotten the start.
The Red Sox are 2-5 in the last 7 road games when John Lackey has gotten the start.
Ubaldo Jimenez had a 5.28 ERA in 4 spring training starts.
Last season the Red Sox led the league in runs scored.
Pitching Match Up
Boston Red Sox: John Lackey (0-0 0.00 ERA)
Baltimore Orioles: Ubaldo Jimenez (0-0 0.00 ERA)
Money Line: Red Sox -114 / Orioles +104
Run Line: Boston -1.5 +140
Total Line: 8.5 Over(-120)
Straight up and Against the Point Spread Records
Boston Red Sox: 0-1 SU / O/U 0-1 / Run Line W/L 0-1
Baltimore Orioles: 1-0 SU / O/U 0-1 / Run Line W/L 1-0
Key Betting Trends
• BOS is 38-15 in their last 53 games following a loss.
• BOS is 6-2 in their last 8 vs. a team with a winning record.
• BOS has an Under record of 3-0-1 in their last 4 games.
• BAL is 5-1 in their last 6 overall.
• BAL is 5-1 in their last 6 home games.
• BAL has an Under record of 9-3 in their last 12 games following a win.
Key Player Injuries
[RF] 03/31/2014 – Shane Victorino 15-day DL (3/30) ( Hamstring )
[P] 03/29/2014 – Craig Breslow 15-day DL (3/21) ( Shoulder )
[P] 03/29/2014 – Steven Wright 15-day DL (3/21) ( Hernia )
[LF] 03/31/2014 – Francisco Peguero 15-day DL (3/21) ( Wrist )
[3B] 03/31/2014 – Michael Almanzar 15-day DL (3/23) ( Arm )
[3B] 03/28/2014 – Manny Machado 15-day DL (3/21) ( Knee )
[LF] 03/28/2014 – Nolan Reimold 15-day DL (3/26) ( Neck )
[P] 03/28/2014 – Troy Patton out indefinitely ( Suspension )
Tough matchup this early in the season but you won’t get Ubaldo Jimenez at plus money at home very often, so we’ll bite. Take Baltimore +104.