Cleveland Guardians vs Boston Red Sox MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Guardians vs Boston Red Sox Prediction 4/16/2024

The Cleveland Guardians (11-5) travel to face off against the Boston Red Sox (9-8) on Tuesday, April 16th. This game will be played at Fenway Park in Boston and televised on NESN. The Guardians are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Red Sox are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Red Sox. First pitch is set for 7:10 ET.

Guardians vs Red Sox

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Cleveland cruised to an easy 6-0 win over the Red Sox in the most recent game of this series. The Guardians had a huge 7th inning, scoring two runs and adding five more in the 8th. As for the Red Sox, they had their best chance to score in the 5th, but left the bases loaded.

Xzavion Curry only went five innings for the Guardians but didn’t give up a run and picked up the win. He finished the game with just three strikeouts and allowed one hit. On the other side, Kutter Crawford struggled on the mound for the Red Sox, giving up six runs in 5 2/3 innings of work.

Will Brennan and Gabriel Arias each had two RBIs for the Guardians’ offense. Brennan, Arias, and Amed Rosario each scored two runs for Cleveland.

Cleveland heads into today’s game in 1st place in the AL Central, leading the Royals by half a game. The Guardians have an overall record of 11-5 and have picked up two straight wins. These two wins came in the final two games of their series with the Yankees.

So far, the Guardians have been good on the road, putting together an 8-2 record. At home, they are just 3-3. Cleveland has won five straight games as the road team and is coming in with an overall series record of 4-1.

The Guardians have been a solid bet against the run line this season, going 11-5 overall. They have been especially good on the road, where they are 8-2 against the run line. Their average run margin in winning games is +4.2, while it is -2.2 in losing games. They have covered the run line in five straight road games.

Today’s over/under line for the Cleveland Guardians’ game against the Boston Red Sox is set at 8.5 runs. The Guardians have had a combined run average of 8.7 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 9-6. The average over/under line for their games has been 8 runs, and their over/under record when the line is set at 8.5 runs is 3-2. The over/under line has been set at 8.5 runs for just 6.2% of their games this season, with 62.5% of their games having lower over/under lines than that.

Tanner Bibee Gets The Start For The Guardians

After picking up a win in his first start of the season, Tanner Bibee is on the road to face the Red Sox. He has been solid in his first two outings, as he struck out 9 in his first start against the Twins, and then went 4 1/3 innings in his last outing, allowing 5 runs.

Guardians Offense Breakdown

When looking at the Guardians’ top hitting projections for today’s game, we have Steven Kwan as the top projected hitter in terms of total hits. His total hits projection is 2nd best in the league today. José Ramírez also has a solid total hits projection, as his is 11th best in the league. Bo Naylor is not far behind in terms of total hits, as he has the 15th best projection in the league. If you are looking for a home run bet, Bo Naylor has the best odds on the team and the 5th best odds in the league today.

The Red Sox are currently in 5th place in the AL East, tied with the Rays and three games behind the division-leading Yankees. So far, they have a record of 9-8. At home, the Red Sox are 2-5 this season and 7-3 on the road.

Coming into today’s game, Boston is on a two-game series road winning streak. They are also coming off a series win over the Angels. This season, the Red Sox are 6-3 as the favorite and 3-5 as the underdog.

When betting the run line on the Boston Red Sox, it’s been a profitable strategy to take them on the road, where they are 8-2 against the run line. They have an average run margin of +2.6 runs per game on the road, compared to -2.9 at home. They have been an underdog in 8 of their 17 games, and in those games, they are 6-2 against the run line.

The Boston Red Sox have been trending towards the under in recent games, with their last four games going under the total. Their games have averaged 8.1 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 7-9. The average over/under line for their games has been 8 runs, and when the line has been set at 8.5 runs, their over/under record is 5-0. Overall, 41.2% of their games have had lower over/under lines than 8.5 runs, and 29.4% have had higher lines.

Garrett Whitlock Gets The Start For The Red Sox

Garrett Whitlock will be making his third start of the season for the Red Sox, and he has been impressive in his first two outings. He picked up a win in his first start, going 5 innings and striking out 8 against the Mariners. In his last start, he went 5 innings and gave up 1 run on 4 hits and struck out 4.

Red Sox Offense Breakdown

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When looking at the Red Sox player props for today’s game, we see that Triston Casas is not only projected to have the most hits on the team, but he is also the favorite to hit a home run. His home run projection is 8th best in the league today. Tyler O’Neill is also a player to watch, as his home run projection is 9th best in the league. Jarren Duran has the 17th best odds in the league to hit a home run. Masataka Yoshida has the best hits projection on the team.


Guardians vs Red Sox Prediction


Our pick for this Guardians vs. Red Sox matchup is to take the Guardians on the money line, with the payout sitting at -107. We actually have the Guardians winning this one by a score of 6-5.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Tanner Bibee finishing with seven strikeouts compared to Garrett Whitlock with five. If you’re looking for a parlay, you could also look to get some Guardians hitters in your lineup, as they are projected to finish with 12 hits, compared to the Red Sox with nine.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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