Atlanta Braves vs. Boston Red Sox - 9/5/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boston Red Sox (96-44) at Atlanta Braves (76-62)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 12:10 pm (SunTrust Park)
H Velasquez (7-2) (3.24) vs. M Foltynewicz (10-9) (2.80)
The Line: Atlanta Braves / Boston Red Sox --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
Interleague MLB features the Boston Red Sox visiting the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.
The Boston Red Sox were strong at the plate and on the mound in upending Atlanta 5-1 Tuesday. Boston starter Rick Porcello allowed two hits including a solo jack over six frames to get the win.
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The Red Sox totaled eight hits and nine walks with Steve Pearce going 3-5 with three RBI’s while Eduardo Nunez and Xander Bogaerts drove in a run each.
Hector Velasquez toes the rubber at Atlanta on Wednesday afternoon. Velasquez is 7-2 with a 3.24 ERA covering 72.1 innings.
The Atlanta Braves couldn’t get their arms and bats on the same page in Tuesday’s loss to visiting Boston. Atlanta starter Sean Newcomb fell to 11-7 with three runs plated over 4.1 innings before Luke Jackson gave up two runs in an inning.
The Braves managed four hits and three free passes with Kurt Suzuki smacking his 10th long ball in the second inning.
The Braves end their series against the Red Sox with Mike Foltyniewicz on the hill. Foltyniewicz comes off of a 5-4 loss to the Cubs with five runs allowed on six hits and two BB in six frames.
Boston are 23-5 in their last 28 Wednesday games and are 45-13 in their last 58 interleague games and are 42-13 in their last 55 games on grass. Under is 12-4 in Atlanta last 16 overall and under is 12-4 in Atlanta last 16 on grass and are 3-8 in their last 11 home games. Boston are 13-3 in the last 16 meetings in Atlanta and are 26-9 in the last 35 meetings.
Atlanta has been handled by Boston but they have the right guy on the mound to get the series finale’…