Tigers vs. Red Sox Game 1 Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Red Sox are -149 money line favorites over the Tigers, who are +137 on the ML. With Anibal Sanchez set to face Jon Lester in the pitching matchup, the over/under total is currently sitting at 7.5 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Red Sox opened as -130 money line favorites but their odds have shot up to -149, while the Tigers' odds have gone from +120 up to +137. Boston advanced to the ALCS by beating Tampa Bay in four games, while Detroit finished off Oakland in five.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 74% 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 the under. According to latest MLB trends, the under is 4-0 in the Tigers' last four games following a win, 4-0 in their last four playoff road games and 6-1 in their last seven games when they're an underdog. The under is also 17-4 in their last 21 road games overall, 4-1 in their last five games on Saturday and 5-1 in their last six games after they allowed two runs or less in their previous contest. On the other side, the under is 5-2 in the Red Sox last seven games as a home favorite and 5-2-1 in their last eight games versus American League Central opponents. This is a fantastic pitching matchup despite Sanchez being knocked around a little in the ALDS by the A's. Look for this to be a tight, low-scoring game throughout.
2013 ALCS GAME 1 FREE PICK: TIGERS/RED SOX UNDER 7.5