Tigers vs. Red Sox Moneyline Bet

by | Last updated Jun 21, 2022 | mlb

Detroit Tigers vs Boston Red Sox

Date: Tuesday, June 21st, 07:10 ET

Location: Fenway Park


Money Line: Tigers +151 / Red Sox -183 (Bovada – Check out their live betting! It’s amazing!)

Total Line: 9.0


Detroit: Beau Brieske (1-5, 3.79)
Boston: Rich Hill (2-4, 4.42)

Tigers Projected Lineup

Robbie Grossman LF
Eric Haase C
Riley Greene CF
Spencer Torkelson 1B
Harold Castro 3B
Miguel Cabrera 1B
Javier Báez SS
Victor Reyes RF
Jonathan Schoop 2B
Beau Brieske P

Red Sox Projected Lineup

Franchy Cordero LF
Christian Vázquez C
Alex Verdugo LF
Trevor Story 2B
Jackie Bradley Jr. CF
Rafael Devers 3B
J.D. Martinez LF
Xander Bogaerts SS
Jarren Duran CF
Rich Hill P


Detroit Tigers: 26-40-0 SU / OU 24-41-2 / Run Line W/L 30-37-0
Boston Red Sox: 36-31-0 SU / OU 28-35-5 / Run Line W/L 37-31-0

The Boston Red Sox host the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday, June 21st at Fenway Park. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 07:10 ET. The MLB Odds Board places Boston as the favorite (-183), with an OU line set at 9.0.

Recent Form

The Tigers come into this matchup having suffered a 3 run loss to the Red Sox (5-2). On their way to giving up 5 runs, the Tigers staff allowed 9 hits. With their 10 hits, the Tigers could only muster 2 runs. The loss came as Detroit was the betting underdog, getting 164.0 on the moneyline. Combined, the Tigers and Red Sox fell short of the over-under betting line of 9.5 runs. This outcome pushed Detroit’s over-under record further below .500 at 24-41-2.

Over the Tigers’ last 5 contests, they have a record of just 2-3. This mark has come on an average run margin of just -1. Despite their below .500 record, in Detroit’s last 5 games, they are averaging just 4.8. Their season-long average currently sits at 2.87 (30th. Detroit’s overall series record is just 5-14-3.

Boston will look to keep things rolling in today’s game, as they most recently took down Tigers by 3 runs 5-2. In the win, the pitching staff allowed just 2 runs on 10 hits. At the plate, the Red Sox scored 5 times on 9 hits. In the game, Boston was able to take care of business as they were the favorite at -178.0. So far, the team has won 60.0% of the games in which they were favored. Combined, the Red Sox and Tigers’ run total fell below the over-under line of 9.5 runs. This result comes as no surprise, as the team’s over-under record is just 28-35-5.

In their last 5 games, the Red Sox have put together a record of 3-2. Boston has managed to play above .500 baseball, despite their last 5 scoring margin sitting at -4. Boston has benefited from strong pitching, as their offense has slipped in their last 5 games, averaging just 4.4 runs per game. Their overall average sits at 4.74. On the season, Boston has won more than half of their series, going 11-8-3.

Pitching Matchup

Beau Brieske gets the start for the Tigers, with an overall record of 1-5. So far, Brieske has put together an ERA of 3.79. In his appearances leading up to today, he has lasted an average of 5.42 innings. Brieske comes into the game with a batting average allowed of 0.236. Home runs have been an issue for Brieske, as he is allowing an average of 1.99 per 9 innings pitched. Up to this point, Brieske has a strikeout percentage of just 16.0% and a per game average of 3.7. Throughout the season, Brieske has avoided walking batters, allowing just 2.8 per contest.

Rich Hill gets the start for the Red Sox, with an overall record of 2-4. Hill gets the start with an ERA of 4.42. On average, he has lasted 4.58 innings per appearance. Teams have been able to rack up runs against him, as he has a batting average allowed of 0.251. Home runs have been an issue for Hill, as he is allowing an average of 1.15 per 9 innings pitched. Overall, he is averaging 3.67 per game, on a K rate of 19.0%. Hill has done a good job at limiting walks, averaging just 2.13 per contest.

Detroit vs Boston History

For the season, the Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox will be playing their 5th game of the season. Boston holds the edge in the series at 3-1. Through 4 games, the series’ over-under record is 1-3, with the average run total sitting at 11.67 runs per game. The averge scoring margin in these meetings is 2.25 runs. Last year, the team’s split the season series at 3-3. In these 6 meetings, the two teams combined for an over-under record of 3-3. Last year, the Tigers and Red Sox averaged 11.67 runs per game. The average scoring differential in this series was 3.33 runs per game.

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Betting Trends

  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit’s last 7 games when playing Boston
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston’s last 7 games when playing Detroit
  • Boston is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Detroit

Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox Prediction

Heading into Tuesday’s American League matchup between Detroit and Boston, the Red Sox are the heavy favorites on the moneyline. However, despite his 1-5 record, Beau Brieske comes into the game throwing the ball well. The Tigers right-hander has not given up a run in his past 2 starts. I see him continuing his recent success as the Tigers pull off the upset.

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