Red Sox vs. Tigers Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Tigers are -126 money line favorites over the Red Sox, who are +116 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 8 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Red Sox opened as +126 money line underdogs but their odds have dropped to +116, while the Tigers' odds have gone from -136 down to -126. As far as the total, it opened at 8 and has dropped to 7.5 at some books and has stayed the same at others.
PITCHING MATCHUP: Jon Lester takes the hill for the Red Sox sporting a 6-6 record and a 3.15 ERA, while the Tigers will counter with Max Scherzer, who is 6-2 with a 3.20 ERA. Detroit enters play with a 32-25 record and is 15-14 at home this year, while Boston is 27-33 overall and 12-16 on the road.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 56% of the betting public currently favors Detroit. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most updated numbers.
MLB FREE PICK: Take the over. According to latest MLB trends, the over is 3-0-1 in Scherz'er last four home starts versus the Red Sox, 7-2-2 in his last 11 starts versus the Red Sox overall, and 4-1-2 in the last seven meetings in Detroit between these two teams. The over is also 5-1-1 in the Red Sox' last seven games as a road underdog, 4-1 in their last five road games versus a right-handed starter and 4-1-1 in their last six games following a loss. On the other side, the over is 6-1-1 in the Tigers' last eight home games, 5-1-1 in their last seven games as a home favorite and 13-4-1 in their last 18 overall.
MLB FREE PICK: RED SOX/TIGERS OVER 8