Reds vs. Red Sox Free Pick
BOSTON, MA (The Spread) – Interleague play hits Fenway Park tonight when the Red Sox host the Reds at 7:10PM ET. Is the home team the play for bettors?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Red Sox are currently -122 money line favorites over the Reds, who are +113 on the ML. As for tonight’s total, it’s currently sitting at 8.5 runs.
Cincinnati enters play with a 15-16 record and is 7-9 on the road, this year, while Boston is 15-17 overall and just 8-11 at home. The pitching matchup features Homer Bailey, who is 2-2 on the year with a 5.50 ERA, while the Red Sox will counter with Felix Doubront, who is 1-3 with a 5.70 ERA.
Boston catcher A.J. Pierzynski is red-hot, as he’s 11-for-28 with two home runs and eight RBIs in his last eight games. Brandon Phillips is also swinging a hot bat, going 5-for-8 with a homer and four runs scored over his last two contests.
MLB FREE PICK: Take Boston. According to latest MLB trends, the Red Sox are 4-0 in Doubront’s last four interleague starts, 5-1 in his last six starts following a quality start in his last appearance, and 10-4 in his last 14 starts as a favorite. The Sox are also 76-31 in their last 107 interleague home games and 36-15 in their last 51 games following a loss. The Reds, meanwhile, are 2-8 in Bailey’s last 10 interleague starts, 2-10 in their last 12 starts as an underdog, 1-8 in his last nine starts as a road underdog.
2014 MLB FREE PICK: BOSTON RED SOX -122