The Cleveland Indians and the Boston Red Sox will meet on Thursday from Cleveland. All odds for all games can be found at Top Bet sportsbook.
The Indians are sinking in the standings in their division and are seeing their playoff chances fade away with it. They re 1-9 in the last 10 games and are 10 games back in the division. Tonight they will start you Ubaldo Jimenez was has lost his last four decisions. In 127 innings of work Jimenez is pitching to a disappointing 5.29 ERA.
Speaking of disappointing the Red Sox season has been just that. They are however 26 – 23 on the road this season even though they still sit 10 games in back in their division as well. Tonight the Red Sox will pitch Felix Doubrant who has been hit pretty hard as of late. In 118 innings of work Doubrant is pitching to a 4.56 ERA.
Cleveland is 8-20 in their last 28 games overall, 0-7 in their last seven games as an underdog, and 1-4 in Jimenez’s last five starts. Boston is 2-6 in their last eight games overall, 1-8 in their last nine games against a team with a losing record, and 11-5 in Doubront’s last 16 starts. Boston is 2-6 in their last eight games in Cleveland.
These are two pretty lousy teams right now, so we will take me home underdog in the Indians in this game at best sportsbooks online.