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Red Sox vs Guardians Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for April 18

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Red Sox vs Guardians Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for April 18

Odds updated as of 11:25 AM

MLB action on Thursday includes the Boston Red Sox taking on the Cleveland Guardians.

Before checking out the MLB betting lines on FanDuel Sportsbook, we've got you covered, in terms of the most important info about this matchup.

Red Sox vs Guardians Game Info

  • Boston Red Sox (10-9) vs. Cleveland Guardians (12-6)
  • Date: Thursday, April 18, 2024
  • Time: 1:35 PM ET
  • Venue: Fenway Park -- Boston, Massachusetts
  • Coverage: NESN

Red Sox vs Guardians Odds & Moneyline

  • All MLB odds, betting lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
  • Moneyline: BOS: (-112) | CLE: (-104)
  • Spread: BOS: +1.5 (-178) | CLE: -1.5 (+146)
  • Total: 9 -- Over: (-104) | Under: (-118)

Red Sox vs Guardians Probable Starting Pitchers

Probable Pitchers: Brennan Bernardino (Red Sox) - 0-1, 1.69 ERA vs Carlos Carrasco (Guardians) - 0-1, 3.55 ERA

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Red Sox will send Brennan Bernardino (0-1) to the mound, while Carlos Carrasco (0-1) will take the ball for the Guardians. In six games he pitched with a spread last season, Bernardino and his team finished with a 3-3-0 record ATS. Bernardino appeared in five games last season as the moneyline favorite and his team finished with a record of 3-2 in those contests. The Guardians have gone 2-1-0 against the spread when Carrasco starts. The Guardians were named the moneyline underdog for two Carrasco starts this season -- they split the games.

Red Sox vs Guardians Prediction & Pick

All MLB win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Red Sox win (65.7%)

Red Sox vs Guardians Moneyline

  • Boston is the favorite, -112 on the moneyline, while Cleveland is a -104 underdog on the road.

Red Sox vs Guardians Spread

  • The Guardians are 1.5-run favorites against the spread for this matchup with the Red Sox. The Guardians are +146 to cover, while the Red Sox are -178 to cover as a 1.5-run underdog on the runline.

Red Sox vs Guardians Over/Under

  • The over/under for the Red Sox versus Guardians game on April 18 has been set at 9, with -104 odds on the over and -118 odds on the under.

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Red Sox vs Guardians Betting Trends

  • The Red Sox have won in seven, or 63.6%, of the 11 contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year.
  • This year Boston has won six of 10 games when listed as at least -112 on the moneyline.
  • The Red Sox and their opponents have gone over in eight of their 19 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Red Sox have an against the spread record of 9-10-0 in 19 games with a line this season.
  • The Guardians have a 7-2 record in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 77.8% of those games).
  • When it has played as a moneyline underdog with odds of -104 or longer, Cleveland has gone 7-2 (77.8%).
  • The Guardians have played in 18 games with a set over/under, and have combined with their opponents to go over the total 10 times (10-7-1).
  • The Guardians have put together a 12-6-0 record against the spread this season (covering 66.7% of the time).

Red Sox Player Leaders

  • Tyler O'Neill has 15 hits and an OBP of .459, both of which are best among Boston hitters this season. He has a .313 batting average and a slugging percentage of .750.
  • Among the qualified batters in baseball, his batting average ranks 29th, his on-base percentage ranks fifth, and he is first in slugging.
  • O'Neill will look for his third straight game with a hit in this contest. During his last five outings he is batting .250 with a home run, four walks and two RBI.
  • Triston Casas is hitting .246 with three doubles, five home runs and 10 walks. He's slugging .507 with an on-base percentage of .342.
  • He ranks 98th in batting average, 76th in on-base percentage and 41st in slugging among qualified hitters.
  • Jarren Duran has an OPS of .769, fueled by an OBP of .364 and a team-best slugging percentage of .405 this season.
  • Duran heads into this game with three games in a row with at least one hit. In his last five games he is batting .211 with two doubles, three walks and an RBI.
  • Masataka Yoshida is batting .215 with a .282 OBP and eight RBI for Boston this season.

Guardians Player Leaders

  • Josh Naylor has racked up an on-base percentage of .411 and has 20 hits, both team-high figures for the Guardians. He's batting .328 and slugging .590.
  • Including all qualifying hitters, he is 18th in batting average, while his on-base percentage ranks 12th and he is 15th in slugging.
  • Naylor hopes to build on a five-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .333 with a double, a home run and three RBI.
  • Jose Ramirez has three doubles, a triple, three home runs and two walks while batting .250. He's slugging .425 with an on-base percentage of .265.
  • He is 95th in batting average, 165th in on-base percentage and 78th in slugging percentage in the majors.
  • Steven Kwan has a .451 slugging percentage, which paces the Guardians.
  • Andres Gimenez is hitting .271 with five doubles, a triple and four walks.

Red Sox vs Guardians Head to Head

  • 4/17/2024: 2-0 BOS (Favorite: Red Sox, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8.5, Favorite Moneyline: -134, Underdog Moneyline: +114)
  • 4/16/2024: 10-7 CLE (Favorite: Red Sox, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8.5, Favorite Moneyline: -116, Underdog Moneyline: -102)
  • 4/15/2024: 6-0 CLE (Favorite: Red Sox, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9.5, Favorite Moneyline: -154, Underdog Moneyline: +130)
  • 4/30/2023: 7-1 BOS (Favorite: Red Sox, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8.5, Favorite Moneyline: -124, Underdog Moneyline: +106)
  • 4/29/2023: 8-7 BOS (Favorite: Red Sox, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9, Favorite Moneyline: -126, Underdog Moneyline: +108)
  • 4/28/2023: 5-2 CLE (Favorite: Guardians, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9, Favorite Moneyline: -126, Underdog Moneyline: +108)
  • 6/8/2023: 10-3 CLE (Favorite: Guardians, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8.5, Favorite Moneyline: -154, Underdog Moneyline: +130)
  • 6/7/2023: 5-2 CLE (Favorite: Guardians, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -134, Underdog Moneyline: +114)
  • 6/6/2023: 5-4 BOS (Favorite: Guardians, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -108, Underdog Moneyline: -108)

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