MLB Picks: Boston Red Sox vs. Seattle Mariners
The Boston Red Sox are 15-6 after getting shut out since 2011, which is important to consider when making your MLB picks Monday, as they open up a four-game series against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field.
Courtesy of SBR Forum, the Red Sox are plus-100 road underdogs in the pro baseball odds, with the total sitting between 6.5 and seven in the market.
Let's take a closer look at this American League matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.
Boston Red Sox
The Boston Red Sox have dropped two games in a row, including a 3-0 setback to the Los Angeles Angels as plus-121 road underdogs on ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball.
Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester is 3-1 with a 2.41 ERA in his last five starts versus the Seattle Mariners.
The Seattle Mariners went 4-2 on their recently completed six-game road trip, which ended with a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds as plus-170 underdogs Sunday.
Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez is 6-2 with a 3.18 ERA in 12 career starts versus the Boston Red Sox, including a 3-1 mark and 3.83 ERA in six outings at home.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the Boston Red Sox in the first five innings as one of their MLB picks Monday, as the Seattle Mariners are 0-9 in Felix Hernandez's last nine home starts versus a team with a winning record.
MLB Pick: Boston Red Sox plus-100 First Five Innings
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