Orioles at Red Sox - 6/14/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Baltimore Orioles (36-26) at Boston Red Sox (36-26)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 7:10 pm (Fenway Park)
C Tillman (8-1) (3.01) vs. D Price (7-3) (4.63)
The Line: Boston Red Sox / Baltimore Orioles --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox begin a three-game series early Tuesday night at Fenway Park.
The Baltimore Orioles look to keep rolling after winning eight of their last 12 games. The Orioles have allowed 25 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 14 games. The Baltimore Orioles have an ERA of 4.14 and have lost 10 of their last 16 games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Manny Machado leads Baltimore with 77 hits, Mark Trumbo has 49 RBI and Jonathan Schoop has nine home runs. Chris Tillman gets the nod, and he’s 8-1 with a 3.01 ERA and 75 strikeouts this season. Tillman is 9-3 with a 2.84 ERA and 84 strikeouts in his career against the Red Sox.
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The Boston Red Sox look for consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The Red Sox have scored 27 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 11 of their last 13 games. The Boston Red Sox offense continues to produce, and they’ve won seven of their last 11 games when scoring more than three runs. Xander Bogaerts leads Boston with 94 hits, Mookie Betts has 47 RBI and Dustin Pedroia has seven home runs. David Price takes the hill, and he’s 7-3 with a 4.63 ERA and 91 strikeouts this season. Price is 8-4 with a 2.90 ERA and 128 strikeouts in his career against the Orioles.
The Orioles are 3-8 in their last 11 road games and 14-3 in Tillmans last 17 starts. The Red Sox are 14-5 in their last 19 home games and 1-4 in their last 5 vs. American League East. The Orioles are 12-2 in Tillmans last 14 starts vs. Red Sox.
The Red Sox continue to crush the baseball, and the Orioles just lost three straight games to the Blue Jays. Add the fact Price is on the hill, and you have to like the home team to get the job done here.