|MLB Orioles vs. Red Sox Picks & Predictions for August 27, 2013|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Tuesday, 27 August 2013 14:37|
Orioles vs. Red Sox Free Pick
BOSTON, MA (ATS Consultants) – American League East rivals clash tonight when the Red Sox host the Orioles tonight at 7:10PM ET – will it be a low-scoring game?
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Red Sox are -128 money line favorites over the Orioles, who are +118 on the ML. The total is currently sitting at 9 runs with Wei-Yin Chen and Felix Doubront set to face off in the pitching matchup.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Red Sox are -128 money line favorites after they opened as -137 money line favorites, while the Orioles are +118 after their odds dropped from +126. Baltimore is 70-59 overall and 32-30 on the road, while Boston is 77-55 overall and 40-23 at home.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 58% of the betting public currently favors Baltimore. 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, Baltimore is 1-6-1 Under last 8 vs. Boston, 2-6 Under last 8 in Boston, 0-5 Under last 5 in Chen's Tuesday starts and 6-22 Under in Chen's last 28 starts on grass. Boston is 0-5 Under last 5 games following an off day and 6-17-1 Under last 24 after allowing 2 runs or less in their previous game.
The Orioles are coming off taking two of three from Oakland. After the Athletics win last night over Detroit, they still hold a 2.5 game lead over Baltimore for the final wild card spot. Boston has a 1.5 game lead over Tampa Bay for the American League East lead after the Rays dropped two straight. The Orioles send Wei-Yin Chen (7-8, 3.19 ERA) to the mound, a tough lefty who has pitched well against Boston. He allowed just five runs in his last three starts against the Red Sox. He is 2-1 with a 2.96 ERA in his career against Boston. Lefty Felix Doubront (9-6, 3.79 ERA) allowed thee runs in his last start against San Francisco on the road. He is 0-2 with a 3.58 ERA in seven games against the Orioles. Both teams struggle against left-handers. Boston is hitting just .252 against lefties compared to .278 vs. right-handers. Baltimore is hitting .269 against right-handers but just .247 against lefties.
2013 MLB FREE PICK: RED SOX/ORIOLES UNDER 9