Dodgers vs. Red Sox Prediction

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Boston Red Sox 10/24/18, Prediction & Odds

The Boston Red Sox doubled up the Los Angeles Dodgers last night in Game 1 of the World Series. Will it be more of the same with Boston winning at home again tonight or can Los Angeles secure the victory to even the series at a game apiece?

Game Snapshot

903 Los Angeles Dodgers at 904 Boston Red Sox

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Fenway Park at 8:09PM ET


Compare odds from multiple different online sportsbooks and shop for the best lines at our MLB Odds & Betting Page.


Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at, the Red Sox are a -143 favorite to win on the moneyline. The total is set at 8.5 runs. As of Wednesday morning, 69 percent of public bets are siding with host Boston. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.

Benintendi has four-hit night

Andrew Benintendi helped key the Red Sox offense in Game 1 of the World Series as he finished 4-for-5 with a double, three runs scored and an RBI to help the hosts to an 8-4 victory over the Dodgers. Boston led 5-4 in the bottom of the seventh inning before Eduardo Nunez put it away with a 3-run home run. Mookie Betts went 1-for-4 with a walk, a stolen base and two runs. J.D. Martinez was 2-fo-3 with a double, a walk, a run and two RBIs. Sandy Leon finished the contest 2-for-4. Matt Barnes earned the win as he gave up one hit and struck out one in a scoreless inning of relief.

Kershaw struggles in defeat

Clayton Kershaw was hit hard in Game 1 as he surrendered five earned runs on seven hits over four innings of work, striking out five and walking three. Justin Turner paced the offense by going 3-for-5 with a run. David Freese went 2-for-3, while Manny Machado finished 1-for-3 with three RBIs. Matt Kemp hit a solo home run in four at-bats.

Hyun-Jin Ryu (7-3, 1.97 ERA) will start today for the Dodgers, while the Red Sox counter with David Price (16-7, 3.58).

MLB Betting Trends

Los Angeles 

The over is 6-2-1 in the last nine Dodgers road games. Los Angeles is 3-8 in the last 11 meetings. 


The Red Sox are 13-2 in their last 15 World Series games. The over is 9-1-2 in the last 12 Boston home games. 


Price was awesome in his last start and even as a veteran, it had to have been a big confidence boost considering his playoff struggles. Conversely, Ryu has struggled in his last couple postseason starts and now faces the vaunted Red Sox offense that just made Kershaw look silly. While Craig Kimbrel threw last night, he'll be available again today and if Boston can hand him the ball with a lead, it's probably all over.




MLB Headlines

MLB Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Rays vs. Dodgers Game 6 Prediction Game 6 between the Rays and Dodgers will take place on Tuesday night at 8:08 p.m. ET from Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas as L.A. attempts to win its first...
Thumbnail Dodgers vs. Rays Game 3 Prediction With the series evened at one game apiece, the Dodgers and Rays will meet in Game 3 of the 2020 World Series on Friday night at 8:08 p.m. ET. With the Dodgers once...
Thumbnail Rays vs. Dodgers Game 2 Prediction The Dodgers took Game 1 of the 2020 World Series 8-3 and cashed as a large favorite over the underdog Rays. The over also hit easily as L.A.’s bats came alive in the...
Thumbnail Rays vs. Dodgers Game 1 Prediction Game 1 of the 2020 World Series takes place tonight at Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX as the Dodgers take on the Rays at 8:09 p.m. ET. With Tyler Glasnow set to...
Thumbnail Astros vs. Rays Game 6 Prediction The Astros have rallied back in the ALCS to win a pair of games but they still trail the Rays three games to two and still face elimination on Friday evening when...