Orioles at Red Sox 9/25/18 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox
MLB: 7:10 PM EST
Sep. 25, 2018
Latest Odds : BOS -250 O/U 8.5
Two teams separated by a mere 60.5 games will battle on Tuesday night, when the Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox continue their series from Fenway Park. Last night, SP Dylan Bundy allowed four runs and lasted just three innings during a 6-2 defeat. Renato Nunez collected three hits for the Orioles, who lost for the 111th time this season.
Baltimore skipper Buck Showalter has yet to name a starting pitcher for this matchup. Showalter has very few options on a staff that ranks last in the majors with a 5.16 team ERA.
The Boston Red Sox have won a major league best 106 games and have wrapped up home field advantage throughout the playoffs. On Monday, Mookie Betts blasted his 32nd home runs and scored twice to spark the Boston offense. SP Nathan Eovaldi struck out ten batters over five innings of one-run ball to improve his record to 6-7 on the year.
Thirty-three year old southpaw David Price (15-7 3.53 ERA) will head to the hill for the Red Sox on Tuesday. Last time out, Price was tagged for four runs in five plus innings during a 10-1 road loss against the Yankees.
Recent Betting Trends:
Orioles are 15-56 in their last 71 road games.
Red Sox are 41-14 in their last 55 home games.
Over is 5-1 in Orioles last 6 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600.
Over is 4-1 in Red Sox last 5 overall.
Orioles are 1-6 in the last 7 meetings in Boston.
Free Betting Pick: Baltimore Orioles +200
Boston 3B Eduardo Nunez is dealing with a hamstring injury and did not play over the weekend. Through 156 games, Baltimore ranks 25th in batting average and 27th in runs scored. For the season, Boston ranks 1st in batting average and 1st in runs scored. Take the Orioles as a huge underdog to cash in a meaningless game for the Red Sox. Final Score Prediction, Baltimore Orioles win in upset 6-4.