The Boston Red Sox will take on the Atlanta Braves in game two of their series from Boston. MLB odds are posted at Oddsmaker sportsbook.
The Red Sox were big favorites in last night’s game, but still come came away with a loss in the series opener. Starter John Lester allowed 10 hits and three runs over seven innings for his fifth loss of the season. Today Boston will send Franklin Morales to the hill who has only started one game this season which was a no decision. Morales has primarily been a bullpen pitcher and in 28 innings of work has a 3.14 ERA.
The Atlanta Braves capitalized on the opportunities presented to them and came away with a win last night in Boston. They had 13 hits and could only score 4 runs, but that was enough for starter Jair Jurrgens who returned from the DL only allowing three hits in 7+ innings of work. Randall Delgado will get the start tonight for the Braves and he has a 4.12 ERA in 74 innings of work.
Boston is 5-1 in their last six games overall, 44-14 in their last 58 interleague games against a right handed starter, and 3-8 in their last 11 games against a team with a winning record. Atlanta is 7-1 in their last eighth road games, 4-7 in their last 11 games overall, and 1-6 in Delgado’s last seven starts as an underdog. Atlanta is 2-4 in the last six meetings of these two.
The Braves paid no attention to the odds in the first match up and we can see them winning here as well. Take the Braves as a moneyline underdog in this one at online sports books.