The top wagering pick from Major League Baseball for Monday comes from the American League contest between the Boston Red Sox and Texas Rangers. These two AL clubs will begin game one of this MLB series in Texas at 8PM Eastern Time and ESPN will provide the national television telecast. The MLB best bet is playing on the Boston Red Sox and Texas Rangers to play over the total of 10 runs. The odds pulled from the Red Sox and Rangers came courtesy of Oddsmaker sportsbook.
The odds opened up on this ESPN MLB TV game with the home club Texas Rangers favored by -125 odds with the take back on the Boston Red Sox at +115 odds. The run total opened up at 10 runs. Early money has landed on the side of the road underdog as the Texas Rangers are now lined as a -122 odds favorite with the Red Sox returning +112 odds. The run total has seen movement in some betting outlets to 10 ½ runs but 10 runs is the most widely available betting total at this time. Run line bettors laying the 1 ½ runs with the home squad Texas Rangers will receive +155 odds for their wager. Those taking +1 ½ runs with the Boston Red Sox will lay -165 odds for their run line wager. First five inning line gamblers on the side of the Texas Rangers will lay -125 odds with the Red Sox returning +105 odds. The total for the first five innings of play is currently lined at 5 ½ runs.
These two clubs met back in April and the Rangers scored 35 runs in that three game series as Texas pounded the Boston pitching staff. The Red Sox pitching staff just got pounded last weekend in their three game series against the Toronto Blue Jays by allowing 28 runs total in those three contests allowing no less than six runs in any one game. The pitching matchup for tonight will be Felix Doubront the left hander for the Red Sox as he will oppose Scott Feldman for the Rangers. Doubront holds a season ERA of 4.24 and has benefitted on his run loss record with run support as the Red Sox average nearly 7 runs per game in his 18 starts. Rangers starter Scott Feldman has a season ERA of nearly six this year. Hot weather in Texas and some struggling hurlers on the hill tonight leads us to the over but prior to wagering get sportsbook promo codes.