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(58-48) Boston Red Sox vs. L.A. Dodgers (59-48)
Date: Friday August 5, 2016
Time: 10:10 PM ET
Venue: Dodger Stadium Los Angeles, California
Projected Pitchers: Steven Wright vs Scott Kazmir
MLB Moneyline Odds: Dodgers -118
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: OFF
MLB Betting Total: 8
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The Red Sox are in dogfight in the AL East with the Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays and this is an important interleague series for them.
The Dodgers have been up and down as of late and with the Giants slumping L.A. is not far back of them in the NL West.
The Red Sox have won 6 of their last 7 games facing the Dodgers.
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The Red Sox offense has been superb on the season ranking 1st in the Majors in runs scored, but the issue has been their pitching, which only ranks 19th in team ERA.
Steven Wright (12-5 3.20 ERA) goes for the Red Sox in this game and in his last outing he gave up 3 earned runs in 5 innings in a 5-3 win over the L.A. Angels. The Red Sox have won 5 of his last 6 starts.
The Red Sox have won 4 of their last 5 road games with Wright on the hill.
The Red Sox are 5-2 in their last 7 interleague road games.
The Red Sox have been a solid home team on the season and on the road they have hovered around .500.
Even with the loss of Ace Clayton Kershaw the Dodgers’ pitching has been solid overall ranking 4th in the Majors in team ERA while they only rank 19th in runs scored.
Scott Kazmir (9-4 4.41 ERA) goes for the Dodgers and he is no stranger facing the Red Sox since he spent a few seasons with the Tampa Bay Rays.
In his last start he gave up 4 earned runs in 6 innings in a 4-2 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Dodgers had won 6 straight games with Kazmir on the hill before his last start.
The Dodgers are 6-2 in Kazmir’s last 8 home starts.
The Dodgers are only 2-5 in their last 7 interleague games.
The Dodgers are a solid 33-20 at home this season.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Red Sox are 11-3 in their last 14 interleague games.
- Red Sox are 5-2 in their last 7 interleague road games.
- Dodgers are 24-8 in their last 32 home games.
- Dodgers are 2-5 in their last 7 interleague games.
- Dodgers have an Under record of 38-16 in their last 54 home games.
Free Boston Red Sox vs. L.A. Dodgers MLB Prediction:
With the loaded Boston offense taking on Kazmir, who was not sharp in his last outing, the Red Sox are the pick in this game.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Boston ML and game total Over
Look for the Over in this game, as Boston will light up the scoreboard and the Dodgers will cross the plate a few times as well.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Boston 8-6
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