Athletics vs Red Sox Picks and Prediction – 7/9/2024

By: David Anicetti |

Last Updated: 07/08/2024 at 3:13 PM ET

Oakland Athletics at Boston Red Sox 07/09/24 - MLB Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 7/9/2024, 11:10 PM UTC
Latest Odds: BOS -181 ; O/U 9.5

Athletics vs Red Sox Prediction

The Oakland Athletics open a three-game series on the road Tuesday versus the Boston Red Sox. Oakland is 34-58 following its 6-3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday. Oakland lost two out of three over the weekend to Baltimore but the A’s have won four of the last six. Oakland is last in the American League West, 15 games behind first-place Seattle. Make sure you stay up to date with all the MLB action, with our MLB predictions.

Brent Rooker is batting .278 to lead Oakland and is the leader in home runs with 18, RBI with 54, hits with 78 and an on-base percentage of .353. Oakland has a team batting average of .224 and a slugging percentage of .380. On Tuesday, the Oakland Athletics will send Joey Estes to the mound. The right-hander is 3-3 with a 4.39 ERA, 43 Ks and 13 BBs.

The Boston Red Sox improved to 49-40 following a 3-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday night. Rafael Devers hit a pair of home runs for Boston in Sunday's victory. Boston has won six of the last seven and the Red Sox are third in the American League East, 7 ½ games behind the first-place Baltimore Orioles.

Rafael Devers is batting .293 to lead Boston and is the leader in home runs with 21, RBI with 55 and on-base percentage of .378. Jarren Duran is the leader in hits with 103. Boston has a team batting average of .252 and a slugging percentage of .419. On Tuesday, the Boston Red Sox will send Brayan Bello to the mound. The right-hander is 8-5 with a 5.19 ERA, 71 Ks and 30 BBs.

Our Free MLB Pick for Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics

Athletics vs Red Sox Pick

The Oakland Athletics have won four of the last six and will have a starter on the mound who is coming off a complete-game shutout victory. Oakland starter Joey Estes has had three consecutive solid outings, allowing four runs across 20 ⅔ innings, while Boston starter Brayan Bello has struggled in four of the last five starts, allowing 19 runs across 24 ⅓ innings. Final Score Prediction, Oakland Athletics win 5-2.

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