Orioles vs. Red Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, April 26, 2023

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Orioles vs. Red Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, April 26, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Boston Red Sox (13-12) are the underdogs on the moneyline (-103) in Wednesday’s contest against the Baltimore Orioles (15-8). The game starts at 1:05 PM ET on MASN. The Red Sox are favored against the spread in this one (1.5) with +163 odds.

Baltimore’s Tyler Wells gets the start, and he’ll go against Boston’s Tanner Houck.

Orioles vs. Red Sox Odds

  • Orioles odds to win: -116
  • Red Sox odds to win: -103
  • Spread: Red Sox -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2023
  • Time: 1:05 PM ET
  • TV: MASN

Who Will Win Orioles vs. Red Sox?

Orioles and Red Sox Betting Trends

The Orioles have a 9-3 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 75% of those games).

Baltimore has gone 9-2 when it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -116 or shorter (81.8% winning percentage).

The Red Sox have won six, or 46.2%, of the 13 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.

Boston has entered 11 games this season as the underdog by -103 or more and is 4-7 in those contests.

The Orioles have had an over/under set by oddsmakers 23 times, and have combined with opponents to go over the total in 13 of those games (13-9-1).

The Red Sox’s games have gone over the total in 18 of their 25 chances.

Orioles Stats & Insights

The Orioles are the ninth-highest scoring team in the majors, averaging 5.2 runs per game (119 total).

Baltimore ranks 11th in MLB action with 28 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.

The Orioles have the 13th-ranked batting average in the league (.249).

Baltimore strikes out 8.4 times per game to rank seventh in MLB.

The pitching staff for the Orioles has a collective nine K/9, which ranks 13th in the majors.

Baltimore’s 4.30 team ERA ranks 16th among all MLB pitching staffs.

Red Sox Stats & Insights

The Red Sox have scored the third-most runs in the league this season with 144.

Boston has hit 33 homers this season, which ranks fifth in the majors.

The Red Sox rank ninth in MLB with a .254 team batting average.

Boston ranks 11th with an average of 7.9 strikeouts per game.

The Red Sox average the 16th-most strikeouts per nine innings (8.8) in the league this season.

Boston has pitched to a 5.11 ERA this season, which ranks 27th in baseball.

Orioles Key Players to Watch

Wells (0-1) takes the mound for the Orioles in his fourth start of the season. He has a 2.70 ERA in 23 1/3 innings pitched, with 16 strikeouts.

Cedric Mullins has been key for Baltimore with 21 hits, an OBP of .371 plus a slugging percentage of .439.

Jorge Mateo has collected 20 hits this season and has an OBP of .400. He’s slugging .649 on the year.

Adley Rutschman has 25 hits this season and a slash line of .284/.417/.443.

Ryan Mountcastle leads Baltimore in home runs (six) and runs batted in (20) this season while batting .237.

Red Sox Key Players to Watch

The Red Sox will hand the ball to Houck (3-0) for his fifth start of the season.

Rafael Devers has a team-high nine home runs and 24 runs batted in.

Alex Verdugo is hitting .313 to lead his team.

Masataka Yoshida is batting .278 with two doubles, three home runs and 10 walks.

Justin Turner has five doubles, two home runs and 13 walks while hitting .272.

Orioles and Red Sox Injuries

Orioles: Mychal Givens: 15 Day IL (Knee), Dillon Tate: 15 Day IL (Elbow), John Means: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Austin Hays: day-to-day (Hand)

Red Sox: Adam Duvall: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Yu Chang: 10 Day IL (Hand), Chris Martin: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), James Paxton: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Joely Rodriguez: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Zack Kelly: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Wyatt Mills: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Trevor Story: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Adalberto Mondesi: 60 Day IL (Knee), Christian Arroyo: day-to-day (Hamstring)

Orioles vs. Red Sox Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Orioles 5, Red Sox 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 8.5 runs
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    Author: Matt Rooney

    Matt is from the Chicagoland area and has been working in Chicago sports since 2015 with stops at WGN Radio, the Chicago Blackhawks, Stadium, and NBC Sports Chicago prior to landing at Betsperts. Matt covers just about everything for Betsperts and Bleacher Nation but focuses on the NHL and college football.