Boston Red Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles - 9/13/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Baltimore Orioles (78-64) at Boston Red Sox (80-62)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 7:10 pm (Fenway Park)
D Bundy (8-5) (3.82) vs. D Pomeranz (10-11) (3.01)
The Line: Boston Red Sox -150 / Baltimore Orioles +140 --- Over/Under: 9.5 See the Latest Odds
The Boston Red Sox look to stay red hot and extend their lead in the American League East as they host the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway on Tuesday.
The Orioles face a crucial set against the AL East leading Red Sox this week and didn’t get off to a great start as David Price and the Sox ripped apart the O’s to the tune of a 12-2 final and now have to face off against Drew Pomeranz in the second game of the series on Tuesday. Baltimore is still in a playoff spot at the moment as they possess the second wild card position in the American League and could very well win the division if they can right the ship and take the next two here against Boston but they have their work cut out for them as the Red Sox are absolutely mashing right now and seem to be firing on all cylinders. Baltimore will send Dylan Bundy to the hill here as he looks to improve his record 9-5 and lower his respectable 3.82 ERA while Pomeranz is but 10-11 this season but has a very serviceable 3.01 ERA and is certainly one of Boston’s better options on the hill.
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The Red Sox meanwhile are 7-3 in their last 10 games and after taking two out of three against the Blue Jays to grab a two game lead in the division they face another potential playoff suitor here and another divisional foe looking to take Boston’s lead. The Red Sox look to be the team to beat right now despite their set with the Jays going back and forth in the final two games and if they can sweep away the Orioles here it should give them a nice buffer as the Jays are locked into a competitive series with the Rays.
Baltimore is 4-0 in their last four during game two of a series, 5-2 in their last seven road games, and 1-4 in Bundy’s last five starts against the AL East, while the Red Sox are 4-1 in their last five overall, 4-0 in their last four against a righty, and 4-10 in their last 14 home games against a righty. The O’s need a better showing here but Pomeranz is solid and the Red SOx are killing the ball right now and I think that continues here.