Boston Red Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles - 4/13/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Baltimore Orioles (5-8) at Boston Red Sox (10-2)
MLB Baseball: Friday, April 13, 2018 at 7:10 pm (Fenway Park)
C Tillman (0-2) (8.68) vs. Eduardo Rodriguez (0-0) (7.36)
The Line: Boston Red Sox -163 / Baltimore Orioles +153 --- Over/Under: 9.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: NESN, MASN
Friday night MLB action features the Baltimore Orioles visiting the Boston Red Sox.
The Baltimore Orioles will be shooting for consecutive victories after posting a 5-3 decision versus the Blue Jays on Wednesday. Baltimore starter Kevin Gausman evened his record at 1-1 with all three runs plated on six hits and three BB over six innings.
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The Orioles attack consisted of eleven hits and a trio of free passes with Jonathan Schoop going 2-4 with a pair of RBI’s and a run while Tim Beckham and Chance Sisco each drove in a run and scored.
Chris Tillman gets the ball from the Orioles on Friday looking for his win of 2018. Tillman comes off of an 8-3 loss at the NY Yankees with five runs scoring on eight hits and four BB in 5.1 innings.
The Boston Red Sox ended their series with the Yankees with a 6-3 victory that featured dominant work on the mound and plenty of early scoring. Boston starter Rick Porcello tossed a two hit shutout over seven frames before Marcus Walden allowed three runs in the 9th.
The Red Sox logged eight hits and three bases on balls with Mookie Betts leading the way with two runs knocked in while Eduardo Nunez was 2-3 with two runs. Boston saw Sandy Leon drive in a run and score while Jackie Bradley Jr. crossed the place twice and recorded an RBI.
Eduardo Rodriguez toes the rubber against the AL East rival Orioles on Friday. Rodrigues did not get a decision in an 8-7 win versus Tampa Bay where he allowed three runs on five hits over 3.2 frames.
Baltimore are 9-27 in their last 36 overall and Baltimore are 8-22 in their last 30 games on grass and under is 12-5 in Baltimore last 17 overall. Boston are 9-1 in their last 10 overall and are 14-5 in their last 19 Friday games and are 9-3 in Rodriguez’s last 12 home starts. Baltimore are 13-4 in Tillman’s last 17 starts vs. Boston and under is 16-7-2 in the last 25 meetings.
Tillman has been able to throw well versus Boston in the past but the truth is neither pitcher is a great bet so take this with a grain of salt…