MLB Picks: Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox

Jeff Grant@@JeffGrantSportsContributor IAugust 28, 2013

MLB Picks: Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox

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    The Boston Red Sox are 12-3 in their last 15 games as home favorites of minus-151 to minus-200, which is important to consider when making your MLB picks Wednesday, as they meet up with the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park.

    Courtesy of SBR Forum, the Red Sox are minus-165 favorites in the pro baseball odds, with the betting total sitting at 9.5 in the market.

    Let's take a closer look at this American League East matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.

    All gambling statistics via SBR Forum.

Baltimore Orioles

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    The Baltimore Orioles have alternated wins and losses over their last four games. They are currently coming off a 13-2 defeat to the Boston Red Sox as plus-113 road underdogs on Tuesday.

    Orioles starting pitcher Bud Norris is 3-6 with a 5.33 ERA in 11 road appearances in 2013. 

Boston Red Sox

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    The Boston Red Sox are 31-24 versus division opponents this season, with the UNDER going 34-20-1 in that situation.

    Red Sox starting pitcher John Lackey is 5-2 with a 2.07 ERA in nine home starts during the 2013 campaign. 

Prediction

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    I'm going to recommend that readers back the Boston Red Sox, as the home team is 11-5 in umpire Marvin Hudson's last 16 games behind home plate.

    MLB Pick: Boston Red Sox minus-165

     

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