Red Sox vs. Orioles Prediction
The Boston Red Sox found their offense last night at the Baltimore Orioles following a rough game the day before. Can Boston continue the series with another victory as ace Chris Sale takes the mound tonight?
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Camden Yards at 7:05PM ET
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers, the Red Sox are a -275 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Orioles are a +250 underdog, while the total is set at 8.5 runs. As of Wednesday morning, 67 percent of public bets are coming in on visiting Boston. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest updates.
Red Sox hit three homers in win
Boston used the long ball Tuesday night in an 8-5 victory at Baltimore to improve to 18-19 on the season and 10-12 on the road. J.D. Martinez was 1-for-2 with a home run, two walks, two runs and three RBIs to help pace the offense. Mookie Betts finished 1-for-2 with three walks, two runs and an RBI. Mitch Moreland was 1-for-5 with a 3-run home run. Xander Bogaerts ended the night 1-for-5 with a solo homer. Marcus Walden improved to 5-0 on the season in relief as he gave up one earned run on two hits with three strikeouts and no walks over three innings. Sale gets the start tonight as he comes in with a 1-5 record, 5.25 ERA and 1.28 WHIP with 42 strikeouts over 36 innings.
O's hit hard in defeat
Baltimore lost by a score of 8-5 at home Tuesday night against Boston to fall to 13-23 overall and 5-12 at home. Branden Kline suffered the loss in relief as he allowed three earned runs on two hits with two strikeouts and one walk over one inning. Hanser Alberto helped lead the offense as he was 1-for-4 with a solo homer. Dwight Smith Jr. went 2-for-4 with two runs and an RBI. Rio Ruiz finished 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs. Andrew Cashner will start tonight for the Orioles as he enters with a 4-1 record, 4.71 ERA and 1.46 WHIP with 28 strikeouts over 36 1/3 innings.
MLB Betting Trends
The Red Sox are 4-1 in their last five road games. Boston is 7-1 in Sale's last eight Wednesday starts.
The Orioles are 6-22 in the last 28 meetings. Baltimore is 0-4 in the last four home starts versus Sale.
Boston is finding its stride offensively and Sale is certainly starting to get in a groove on the mound after a terrible April. Don't overthink this one and take the better team, probably on the runline in order to get the maximum value.
MLB DAILY PREDICTION: BOSTON RED SOX -275