Braves vs. Red Sox Prediction

Atlanta Braves vs. Boston Red Sox 5/27/18, Prediction & Odds

The Atlanta Braves and host Boston Red Sox have split the first two games of the series. With its ace on the mound, will Boston take care of business today as the heavy favorite?

Game Snapshot

975 Atlanta Braves at 976 Boston Red Sox

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Fenway Park at 1:05PM ET


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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers, the Red Sox are listed as a -235 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Braves are a +215 underdog, while the total is set at 7.5 runs. As of Sunday morning, 64 percent of public bets are coming in on host Boston. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.

Red Sox rally in latter innings

Boston trailed 3-0 in the third inning, but cut it to 5-4 in the fourth. The hosts proceeded to score twice each in the sixth and seventh to take control. The Red Sox are now 17-7 at home this season. Andrew Benintendi paced the offense by going 3-for-4 with a home run, two runs and three RBIs. Mitch Moreland was 2-for-5 with a double, triple, a run and two RBIs. Steven Wright earned the win in relief, while Craig Kimbrel picked up his 16th save.

Swanson, Acuna Jr. homer in loss

Atlanta shortstop Dansby Swanson hit a two-run homer in the second inning to give his squad the early lead, while outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. hit a solo shot in the ninth for the game's final run. Swanson finished 2-for-4 with the home run, two runs and two RBIs. Freddie Freeman was 2-for-5 with an RBI. Nick Markakis went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI. Sam Freeman took the loss in relief.

Atlanta turns to Mike Foltynewicz (3-3, 2.72 ERA) on the mound today, while Boston counters with Chris Sale (5-1, 2.17)

MLB Betting Trends


The Braves are 2-8 in their last 10 meetings in Boston. Atlanta is 8-25 in the last 33 meetings overall.


The Red Sox are 39-12 in their last 51 interleague games. The under is 20-6 in the last 26 Boston games on Sunday.


I don't think the Braves will have an answer for Sale. Simple as that. Foltynewicz has been solid thus far this season, but navigating through the Boston offense at Fenway is an entirely different challenge Go with the hosts here and don't be afraid to bet on the runline.



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