Red Sox vs. Orioles Saturday Prediction
The Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles put on an offensive clinic on Friday night and now the division rivals will play a doubleheader on Saturday. Will Game 1 of today's doubleheader also turn out high-scoring for bettors?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Saturday, August 11, 2018
1:05 p.m. ET, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
TV: BOS (NESN); BAL (MSN2)
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Public Betting Trends
Oddsmakers from online sportsbooks currently list the Red Sox as a -286 favorite. As of this writing, 79% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Red Sox to beat the Orioles on the moneyline. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on this game.
Red Sox' Price logs quality start vs. Yankees
David Price logged a quality start in a no-decision against the Yankees on Sunday, allowing two runs on four hits in his six-plus innings of work. The left-hander struck out five and walked three on the night. He shut out the Yankees through the first six innings, but put the first two runners on base before giving way to Heath Hembree in the seventh. Hembree allowed both runners to come around to score, hanging them on Price's line. He'll look to get back in the win column when he carries a 3.93 ERA and 1.22 WHIP into Saturday's matchup against the Orioles in Baltimore.
Orioles recall Yacabonis from Triple-A to face Red Sox
Orioles recalled RHP Jimmy Yacabonis from Triple-A Norfolk. He'll start for the O's in the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Red Sox. He owns an underwhelming 7.15 ERA in four appearances (two starts) for the Orioles this season.
MLB Betting Trends
The Red Sox are 5-0 in Price's last five starts versus the Orioles and are 16-5 in their last 21 games versus Baltimore overall.
Following their loss last night, the Orioles are now 7-20 in their last 27 home games versus the Red Sox.
The over has been a great bet in recent Red Sox games, going 4-0-1 in their last five contests overall and a perfect 5-0 in their last five road games. The over is also 3-0-1 in Price's last four starts versus the rest of the American League East. Finally, the over is 4-0 in the Orioles' last four home games, is 11-2 in their last 13 games overall, and is 7-1 in their last eight games coming off a loss.
The Pick: Red Sox/Orioles over 9.5