MLB Picks: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox, World Series Game 2
Sports bettors will find that the Red Sox are minus-111 home favorites in the pro baseball odds, with the betting total sitting at seven in the market.
Let's take a closer look at Game 2 of the Fall Classic from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.
Gambling stats via SBR Forum
St. Louis Cardinals
The St. Louis Cardinals are 47-20 in their last 67 games following a loss. On Thursday, they will attempt to bounce back from the opening game of this best-of-seven series—Wednesday's 8-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox as plus-110 road underdogs.
Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha is 3-0 with a 0.43 ERA in three outings during the 2013 MLB playoffs.
Boston Red Sox
The Boston Red Sox have won five of their six postseason home games this year—outscoring opponents by a 38-15 combined margin.
MLB handicappers will find that the Red Sox are 6-1 in John Lackey's last seven starts at Fenway Park.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the Boston Red Sox, as they've gone 38-16 in their last 54 home games versus right-handed starters.
MLB Pick: Boston Red Sox -111
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