Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox - 9/14/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boston Red Sox (68-74) at Baltimore Orioles (69-73)
MLB Baseball: Monday, September 14, 2015 at 7:05 pm (Camden Yards)
Henry Owens (2-2) (5.25) vs. K Gausman (2-6) (4.43)
The Line: Baltimore Orioles -111 / Boston Red Sox +101 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: MASN, NESN
The Baltimore Orioles and the Boston Red Sox face off on Monday at Camden Yards in a MLB battle of the bottom two teams in the American League East.
The Baltimore Orioles were in the thick of the AL East race most of the season but a bad month and they are now done. The Orioles are 6-4 in their last 10 games, 40-28 at home, and they are 12.5 games back in the AL East. As a team the Orioles are hitting .252 with Manny Machado hitting .293, Adam Jones hitting .273, and Chris Davis hitting .261. The Orioles pitching staff has an ERA of 4.07 with the starters at 4.60 and the bullpen at 3.14. For game one against the Red Sox the Orioles start Kevin Gausman who has allowed 89 hits and 43 earned runs while striking out 75 over 87.1 innings for a 2-6 record and a 4.43 ERA.
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The Boston Red Sox have been running uphill all season long and they are still in last place in the AL East. The Red Sox are 6-4 in their last 10 games, 28-39 on the road, and they are 14.5 games back in the AL East. As a team the Red Sox are hitting .268 with Xander Bogaerts hitting .320, Mookie Betts hitting.287, and Brock Holt hitting .277. The Red Sox pitching staff has an ERA of 4.53 with the starters at 4.55 and the bullpen at 4.48 For game one in Baltimore the Red Sox start Eduardo Rodriguez who has allowed 102 hits and 47 earned runs while striking out 80 over 104.1 innings for a 9-5 record and a 4.05 ERA.
Baltimore is 2-6 in game one of a series, 37-15 against a team with a losing record, and 2-5 in Gausman’s last seven starts. Boston is 6-1 in game one of a series, 5-11 on the road against a team with a winning home record, and 4-1 in Rodriguez’s last five starts against the AL East. Boston is 1-7 in their last eight games against Baltimore.
Rodriguez has been playing well as have the Red Sox and I give them the edge here.