Boston Red Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles - 9/12/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Baltimore Orioles (78-64) at Boston Red Sox (80-62)
MLB Baseball: Monday, September 12, 2016 at 7:10 pm (Fenway Park)
W Miley (8-12) (5.49) vs. D Price (15-8) (3.87)
The Line: Boston Red Sox -210 / Baltimore Orioles +190 --- Over/Under: 9.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: NESN, MASN
The Boston Red Sox look to extend their AL East lead when the Baltimore Orioles visit Monday.
The Baltimore Orioles are third in the AL East but need to keep winning and hope Toronto and Boston falter. The Orioles have won back to back contests following a 3-1 win at Detroit on Sunday. O’s starter Chris Tillman enjoyed a successful return from the disabled list with the lone run allowed over six frames to improve to 16-5. The Birds mustered eight hits and walked five times with Jonathan Schoop going solo while Michael Bourne clubbed a two run bomb. The Orioles hand the ball to Wade Miley for the series opening start at Fenway Park. Miley comes off of a 5-2 loss at the Yankees where he allowed four runs on five hits and four BB over five innings.
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The Boston Red Sox have snatched away the lead in the American League East and the trick is to stay there. The Red Sox maintained their lead in the East as they outscored Toronto 11-8 Sunday. Boston starter Clay Buchholz was charged with six runs on four hits and four BB through three innings with Heath Hembree allowing two before seven relievers put up zeros. The Red Sox amassed eleven hits and six walks with David Ortiz, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Hanley Ramirez going deep and combining for seven RBI’s. The Red Sox turn to ace David Price to begin the series against visiting Baltimore. The Red hot Price has won six consecutive starts with a total of ten runs allowed in 42 innings.
The under is 20-7-2 in Baltimore’s last 29 Monday games and is 35-16 in their last 51 on grass while going 38-18 in their last 56 overall. The hot team and hot pitcher for me…