Boston Crimson Sox (18-13) at Baltimore Orioles (15-16)
MLB Baseball: Friday, Might 7, 2021 at 7:05 pm (Oriole Park at Camden Yards)
Eduardo Rodriguez (4-0) (4.18) vs. Matt Harvey (3-1) (4.06)
The Line: Baltimore Orioles +151 / Boston Crimson Sox -164 — Over/Below: 9
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The Boston Crimson Sox and the Baltimore Orioles meet in an aL East division matchup in MLB motion from Camden Yards on Friday night time.
The Boston Crimson Sox will look to construct on their 12-9 win over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. Xander Bogaerts leads the Crimson Sox with a .356 batting common and 42 hits whereas J.D. Martinez has 40 hits with team-highs of 10 house runs and 31 RBIs with a .432 OBP with each logging 10 doubles this season. Bobby Dalbec additionally leads the Crimson Sox with 33 strikeouts whereas Rafael Devers has 7 house runs and 24 RBIs this season. Eduardo Rodriguez will begin right here and is 4-0 with a 4.18 ERA and 31 strikeouts this season. In his profession, Rodriguez is 10-5 with a 3.34 ERA and 118 strikeouts in opposition to the Orioles.
The Baltimore Orioles will look to construct off of a 6-0 win over the Seattle Mariners final day trip that resulted in a no-hitter for John Means. Cedric Mullins leads the Orioles with a .320 batting common, a .378 OBP and 39 hits with 10 doubles whereas Trey Mancini has a team-high 6 house runs and 25 RBIs. Ryan Mountcastle additionally has the doubtful distinction of main the Orioles with 36 strikeouts on the dish this season. Matt Harvey will begin right here and is 3-1 with a 4.06 ERA and 22 strikeouts this season. In his profession, Harvey is 0-1 with a 3.45 ERA and 17 strikeouts in opposition to Boston.
Boston is 7-1 of their final 8 division video games and 11-4 of their final 15 street video games whereas the over is 8-3 of their final 11 Friday video games. Baltimore is 5-2 of their final 7 video games general and 60-124 of their final 184 house video games whereas the below is 4-0 of their final 4 video games as a house underdog. The over is 4-0 within the final 4 conferences between these two groups.
The Orioles as a house canine are value a glance, however the backside line is that the Crimson Sox are the higher staff right here and have been rock strong on the run line this season away from Fenway Park. I’m additionally not keen on Matt Harvey as a top-line starter and I believe the Crimson Sox take it to him right here so give me the Crimson Sox -1.5 right here.
The decide on this article is the opinion of the author, not a Sports activities Chat Place web site consensus.