Boston Red Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles - 9/14/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Baltimore Orioles (79-65) at Boston Red Sox (81-63)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 7:10 pm (Fenway Park)
K Gausman (7-10) (3.61) vs. R Porcello (20-3) (3.21)
The Line: Boston Red Sox -159 / Baltimore Orioles +149 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: MASN, NESN
The Baltimore Orioles battle the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on Wednesday.
The Baltimore Orioles are third in the American League East and need to avoid losing games with the end of the season in sight. The Orioles just won’t go away and have won three of four following a 6-3 win at Fenway Park. O’s starter Dylan Bundy gave up all three runs on six hits and four BB over 5.1 frames to pick up the win with four relievers putting up zeros. The Birds mustered nine hits and walked six times with JJ Hardy, Nolan Reimold and Jonathan Schoop leading the way with long balls.Kevin Gausman shoots for his 5th consecutive quality start when he opposes the Red Sox Wednesday. Gausman did not get a decision last time out in a 4-3 loss to Detroit where he allowed three runs over six innings.
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The Boston Red Sox have taken over first in the American League East and have been playing well the past few weeks. The Red Sox had won seven of ten before the Orioles brought them back to earth for a day with Tuesday’s decision. Boston starter Drew Pomeranz was charged with five runs on four hits including a pair of homers to absorb the loss. The Red Sox posted nine hits and four walks with Xander Bogaerts going solo while Dustin Pedroia and Ryan Hanigan knocking in runs. The Red Sox give the ball to Rick Porcello who is searching for his 21st victory of the year. Porcello has won three in a row with a 0.81 WHIP and 3.00 ERA in 21 innings pitched.
The over is 10-4 in Baltimore’s last 14 road games and the under is 36-16 in their last 52 on grass while going 39-19 in their last 58 overall. The over is 6-1-1 in Boston’s last 8 home games and Boston are 6-2 in their last 8 games on grass while going 7-3 in their last 10 home games. Both hurlers have struggled in this match up which isn’t appealing…