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Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox: Can Boston Keep the Win Streak Alive?

Posted by: Mike Davis

The Crimson Hose has found their way to the top of the AL East and are doing all they can to create some separation against the encroaching New York Yankees. So in tonight’s Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox, you can bank on the home team to beat up on the Tigers once again. Considering they’ve beaten them in back-to-back games, will Thursday’s MLB baseball betting odds predict a lopsided match? Let’s check on tonight’s sports parlay odds to find out.

Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox – Thursday, June 7th

Series: Game 3 || Boston Leads 2-0

When: 7:00 pm ET

Where: Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts

TV: ESPN

Stream: Watch ESPN, MLB TV

MLB Baseball Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Tigers +1½ (-135) 9½ (-110) +155
Red Sox -1½ (+115) 9½ (-110) -165
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Detroit Tigers

The Tigers charge into this Thursday night pairing flashing a 29-34 record that ranks them 2nd in the AL Central. Just 4 ½ games behind the division-leading Cleveland Indians, the Tigers aren’t too far away from claiming the division’s No. 1 spot. However, they’re 1-4 record in their last 5 matchups certainly isn’t helping them out. And since they’ve already lost two against Boston, most of the MLB baseball betting community will be betting against them this evening. To help turn things around, the Tigers will be sending Matthew Boyd to the mound this evening. Boyd is 3-4 on the season with a 3.23 ERA and a 1.08 WHIP.

Players to Watch: Nicholas Castellanos (6 HR, 33 RBI, .333 BA), Jeimer Candelario (9 HR, 26 RBI, .267 BA), and Leonys Martin (7 HR, 20 RBI, .254 BA).

Boston Red Sox 

The Sox slide into this evening’s contest with a 43-19 record that ranks them 1st in the AL East. With a slight 1-game lead over the second-seeded New York Yankees, the Red Sox need to maintain their current momentum lest risk losing the divisional lead. Since Boston enters this evening’s contest riding a 4-game winnings streak, it’s looking like they’re handling the pressure rather well. The Red Sox will be sending Jalen Beeks to the mound this evening. Meeks is coming up from the minors where he played for the Pawtucket Red Sox. No doubt the 24-year old is looking to have a great start to his professional career.

Players to Watch: Mookie Betts (17 HR, 37 RBI, .359 BA), JD Martinez (20 HR, 52 RBI, .317 BA), and Andrew Benintendi (10 HR, 43 RBI, .296 BA).

Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 10 of Detroit’s last 14 games when playing on the road against Boston
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
  • Detroit is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 6 games when playing Detroit
  • Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
  • Boston is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Detroit
Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox Betting Picks

So which side should online sportsbook bettors favor in this Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox pairing? All in all it’s probably better to stick with the Red Sox. Sure they may be starting a new pitcher this evening, but the man Detroit is sending to the mound hasn’t had too much success this season either. And at the end of the day, Boston’s batting is too elite to contain.  Sign up today to get in on this MLB betting action!

Score Prediction: 5-2 Boston. The Red Sox extend their win streak at home.

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