Tigers vs. Red Sox Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Red Sox are -129 money line favorites over the Tigers, who are +119 on the ML. With Doug Fister and John Lackey taking the hill for their respective clubs, the over/under total is currently sitting at 9 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Tigers opened as +120 money line underdogs but their odds have dropped to +119, while the Red Sox are now -129 after they opened with -130 odds. Detroit enters play with an 80-57 overall record and is 36-30 on the road this year, while Boston is 82-56 and 45-24 at home.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 51% of the betting public currently favors Boston. 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 Boston. According to latest MLB trends, the Tigers are just 1-4 in Fister's last five starts as a road underdog, 1-5 in its last six road starts versus a team with a winning record, and 0-6 in his last six starts on Monday. Detroit is also 1-4 in its last five games as a road underdog and 1-5 in its last six games as an underdog overall. Meanwhile, the Red Sox are 5-1 in Lackey's last six starts as a home favorite, 5-1 in his last six home starts overall, and 6-2 in his last eight starts as a favorite. Boston is also 7-1 in its last eight games overall, 4-1 in its last five games versus the AL Central, and 4-1 in its last five games versus a team with a winning record.
MLB FREE PICK: BOSTON RED SOX -119