Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics 07/03/2021 – Boston took this season by storm as they now hold the best record in the majors. The Boston Red Sox has been dominating the AL East Division and they look forward to continuing their success. The Athletics have been battling back and forth against the Astros for the top position. Oakland is sitting at the second spot in the AL West and they look forward to rebounding from their last defeat. The top MLB picks and parlays are turning towards the Red Sox to win this game and cover the spread.
Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics 07/03/2021
|When:||Saturday, July 3, 7:15 PM ET|
|Where:||Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, Oakland, California|
Boston Red Sox
The Boston Red Sox overtook the Giants and won 52 games this season. The Red Sox have dropped 31 in return and are five games ahead of the Bay Rays in the second. Last night, Boston smashed three runs from the plate and gave up two to the Athletics. The Red Sox will enter this game riding a hot eight-game winning streak. Garrett Richards will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Richards is holding a 4-5 record on the season with an ERA of 4.96.
Players to watch: J.D. Martinez LF (GP 76, AB 295, R 58, H 90, 2B 21, 3B 2, HR 17, RBI 55, TB 166, BB 32, SO 74, SB 0, AVG 0.305, OBP 0.372, SLG 0.563, OPS 0.934, WAR 2.6), R. Devers 3B (GP 78, AB 292, R 55, H 84, 2B 24, 3B 1, HR 20, RBI 69, TB 170, BB 29, SO 80, SB 3, AVG 0.288, OBP 0.359, SLG 0.582, OPS 0.941, WAR 3.4).
Oakland Athletics won 48 and dropped 35 games on the season. The Athletics will enter this game riding a two-game losing streak. Oakland has Matt Olson as their leader in batting with an average of .287. Olson is the home run leader with 20 and the RBI leader with 53. Cole Irvin will be sent to the mound in this game as their starting pitcher. The southpaw is holding a 6-7 record on the season with an ERA of 3.64.
Players to watch: M. Chapman 3B (GP 81, AB 279, R 39, H 63, 2B 10, 3B 3, HR 11, RBI 42, TB 112, BB 43, SO 100, SB 1, AVG 0.226, OBP 0.325, SLG 0.401, OPS 0.727, WAR 2.1), M. Olson 1B (GP 77, AB 279, R 51, H 80, 2B 18, 3B 0, HR 20, RBI 53, TB 158, BB 36, SO 53, SB 3, AVG 0.287, OBP 0.372, SLG 0.566, OPS 0.939, WAR 2.8).
Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics Betting Numbers
Boston Red Sox
Boston is 8-0 SU in their last 8 games.
Red Sox are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games against Oakland.
Boston is 9-4 SU in their last 13 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston’s last 7 games when playing on the road against Oakland.
Red Sox are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland’s last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland’s last 6 games against Boston.
Athletics are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Oakland’s last 9 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland’s last 7 games when playing at home against Boston.
Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics Betting Picks
The Red Sox has the key to success once again with their powerful and well-balanced batting and pitching unit. The top baseball websites for betting have predicted the Red Sox to win with ease.
Score Prediction: Red Sox 7, Athletics 3.