Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics Prediction 4/3/2024

The Boston Red Sox (4-2) travel to face off against the Oakland Athletics (1-5) on Wednesday, April 3rd. This game will be played at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland and televised on NSPCA. The Red Sox are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Athletics are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Athletics. First pitch is set for 3:37 ET.

Red Sox vs Athletics

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The Red Sox and Athletics needed extra innings to decide their most recent game, with Boston pulling out a 5-4 win in 11 innings. Heading into the game, the Red Sox were the road favorite at -152 on the money line.

Neither starter got a quality start, with Brayan Bello giving up four runs in five innings for Boston, while Alex Wood went five innings and gave up three runs for Oakland. Josh Winckowski got the win out of the bullpen for Boston, while Mitch Spence took the loss.

Trevor Story had a big game for the Red Sox, going 3/5 with two doubles, two RBIs, and two runs scored. Jarren Duran also had a stolen base and went 2/3 with a run scored. On the other side, both Shea Langeliers and JJ Bleday went deep for the Athletics.

Nick Pivetta Gets The Start For The Red Sox

Nick Pivetta is set to take the mound for the Boston Red Sox as they face the Oakland Athletics on the road. In his first start of the season, Pivetta went six innings, allowing just one earned run on three hits. He’ll look to build on that solid outing as he faces the A’s.

Red Sox Offense Breakdown

For the Red Sox, Rafael Devers has the highest total hits projection on the team and is also the top choice to hit a home run for the Red Sox, with his home run projection 10th best in the league today. Triston Casas is also a strong candidate to go deep, as his home run projection is 10th best in the league. Enmanuel Valdez has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run for the Red Sox, with the 12th best odds in the league today. Masataka Yoshida has the 2nd best total hits projection on the team.

Ross Stripling Gets The Start For The Athletics

Ross Stripling will be making his second start of the season for the Oakland Athletics, and he will be hoping for a better outcome than his first outing. In his first start, Stripling took the loss after giving up four earned runs in five innings of work. He allowed seven hits and two walks while also surrendering a home run. Stripling will be looking to bounce back against the Boston Red Sox at home.

Athletics Offense Breakdown

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When looking at the Athletics’ player projections for hits and home runs, Zack Gelof is our top projected hitter in terms of total hits and is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projections. Brent Rooker is our top projected home run hitter on the team and his home run projection is 7th best in today’s games. J.D. Davis has the 2nd highest total hits projection on the team and his home run projection is 14th in today’s games.


Red Sox vs Athletics Prediction


With the Athletics at +134 to win at home, this is a great value pick for today’s Red Sox vs. Athletics matchup. We have the final score at 6-5 in favor of the Athletics, and with the Athletics picking up the win, you could also look to take the over, as the line is sitting at 8.5 runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Ross Stripling is projected to finish with four strikeouts, which has him 20th among starters. As for Nick Pivetta, he is projected to finish with seven strikeouts, which has him at third. However, we still have the Red Sox finishing with fewer strikeouts than the Athletics.

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