Baseball betting on Friday includes the opener of a three-game series between the Boston Red Sox and Seattle Mariners.
The baseball betting online numbers are really close for the first game of this series. Let’s take a look at Boston vs. Seattle for Friday night.
Baseball betting trends show that the teams have split their last 20 meetings. What is somewhat surprising is that the road team has been the way to go in baseball betting in this series. Boston has won six of the last ten games at Seattle in baseball betting. The teams met six times in Seattle last season and the Red Sox won four of the six in baseball betting including a three-game sweep in July.
Boston has been winning games this season with an offense that is in the Top 5 in the league as baseball betting online stats show. The pitching for Boston has been somewhat inconsistent but the injury to Daisuke Matsuzaka is partly responsible for that. Boston still has Josh Beckett, Jon Lester and Tim Wakefield and a great closer in Jonathan Papelbon so they are to be respected in baseball betting with their pitching staff even though they have started slowly. Sportsbook gamblers know that the offense has been great led by Jason Bay and Mike Lowell. Boston definitely feels great about having Bay now instead of Manny Ramirez.
Seattle started the season great in baseball betting online action but they have slipped since then. The Mariners pitching has been excellent as sports betting numbers showed but their offense is weak. Seattle has Felix Hernandez, Eric Bedard and Jarrod Washburn at the top of their rotation which is good news since the fourth and fifth starters are suspect. Seattle has really had trouble on offense, ranking near the bottom of the league as baseball betting numbers show. The Mariners are going to need great pitching just to have a chance in this baseball betting series against Boston.
The baseball betting total trends point to an under in this matchup. 12 of the last 20 games between the two teams have gone under the baseball betting online total. 7 of the last 10 in Seattle have gone under the baseball betting total. Five of the six games between the two teams in Seattle last year went under the baseball betting number.
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