Braves at Red Sox 5/27/18 - MLB Picks & Predictions

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Last Updated: 08/06/2019 at 4:13 PM ET

Braves at Red Sox 5/27/18 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Fenway Park will play host to a Sunday afternoon MLB clash between the Atlanta Braves and Boston Red Sox. The Braves have allowed 14 runs in losing the first two games of this series and are eight games above .500 overall. On Saturday, Ronald Acuna Jr. had three hits and connected on his fifth home run during an 8-6 loss.

Hard-throwing righty Mike Foltynewicz (3-3 2.72 ERA) will make his 11th start this season for the Braves. In his last three outings, Foltynewicz has allowed just one run and struck out 19 batters over 16 innings.

The Boston Red Sox have won 36 of their first 52 games to start the season and own the best record in the majors. On Saturday, Dustin Pedroia went hitless in his return to the lineup from a knee injury. Andrew Benintendi went deep and drove in three runs to spark the Boston offense.

The Red Sox will counter with dominant southpaw Chris Sale (5-1 2.17 ERA) in the series finale. Sale has won consecutive starts and has struck out 45 batters over his last 28 plus innings of work.

Atlanta SP Anibal Sanchez (hamstring) allowed eight runs in a rehab start with Triple-A Gwinnett on Monday Through 50 games, Atlanta ranks 2nd in batting average and 4th in runs scored. For the season, Boston ranks 1st in batting average and 2nd in runs scored. Take the under on Sunday. Final Score Prediction, Boston Red Sox win low scoring game 3-1.

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