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2018 MLB Season
(87-53) Houston Astros vs. Boston Red Sox (97-44)
Date: Saturday, September 8, 2018
Time: 4:05 PM ET
Venue: Fenway Park, Boston Massachusetts
Projected Pitchers: Charlie Morton vs. Eduardo Rodriguez
MLB Moneyline Odds: Red Sox -105 | Astros -105
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Red Sox -1.5 (+180)
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: 9
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Morton was roughed up a bit in his last outing as he got the no-decision in a 3-4 loss to the Oakland Athletics.
He went 4.2 innings giving up three hits, three earned runs, and one home run while he struck out three and walked four.
In 152.0 innings of work this season, the veteran owns an excellent 10.95 K/9, a slightly high 3.61 BB/9, a solid 0.95 HR/9, and a solid 79.3% LOB%.
The end-result is a solid 3.14 ERA and a higher 3.59 FIP.
Houston has played excellent baseball in the past week winning five of their last six contests.
During that span their lineup is slashing .235/.314/.422 to go with 19 extra-base hits and 26 RBI.
Boston Red Sox
Rodriguez was very efficient in his last outing while he picked up his 12th win of the season in a 6-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox.
He went 5.1 innings giving up just three hits and one earned run while he struck out 12 and walked one.
In 110.1 innings of work this season, the lefty owns a solid 9.95 K/9, a solid 2.69 BB/9, a solid 0.98 HR/9, and a solid 78.9% LOB%.
The end-result is an excellent 3.34 ERA to go with a similar 3.36 FIP.
Boston has played solid baseball in the past week winning four of their six contests.
During that span their lineup is slashing .234/.329/.366 to go with 16 extra-base hits and 28 RBI.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- HOU are 43-17 in their last 60 road games.
- Over is 5-2-1 in HOU last 8 road games.
- HOU are 9-4 in their last 13 Sat. games.
- BOS are 22-6 in their last 28 Sat. games.
- BOS are 41-15 in their last 56 overall.
- Over is 11-4 in the last 15 meetings in Boston.
Free Houston Astros vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Prediction:
Boston edges out Houston at home.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Red Sox -105
Neither lineup is hitting the ball well, and although Houston is one of the best teams on the road, Boston has been a tough out at home where they own a 48-18 record.
Back Boston and the hotter pitcher in this one.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Red Sox 5 – Astros 4
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