Wednesday's matchup between the Athletics and Red Sox has a first pitch of 7:10 PM ET from Fenway Park in Boston, MA. Oakland is 34-59, and they will be looking to end a two-game losing streak. Boston, on the other hand, has won two straight and they are 3rd in the AL East with a record of 50-40.

The Red Sox are the heavy favorite on the money line, with their odds sitting at -184 compared to the Athletics at +155. Wednesday's over/under line is sitting at 9.5 runs, and Nick Pivetta is starting for Boston, while the Athletics are going with JP Sears.


The Pick: OVER 9.5 Runs

This game will be played at Fenway Park at 7:10 ET on Wednesday, July 10th.


  • We have the Red Sox winning by a score of 6 to 5
  • However, if you're looking for a run line pick, we like the Athletics to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 11 runs and like the over

Boston picked up a 12-9 win over the Athletics in the most recent game of this series. The Red Sox had a huge 2nd inning, scoring eight of their twelve runs. As for the A's, they scored three of their nine runs in the 6th and added three more in the 9th.

Brayan Bello got the win for the Red Sox, going just 5 1/3 innings and giving up five earned runs. He finished the game with 11 strikeouts but issued two walks. Joey Estes had a rough outing for the A's, taking the loss after going just 1 2/3 innings and giving up eight earned runs.

Zack Gelof hit the game's only home run while going 3/4 with four RBI, but it came in a losing effort. Wilyer Abreu did a bit of everything for the Red Sox, going 1/3 with a homer while scoring four times and driving in four runs.

Athletics Records & Stats

The Athletics are 34-59 overall, putting them 5th in the AL West, where they trail the Mariners by 16 games. So far, they have gone just 9-17 in AL West matchups. Oakland dropped their last two games and are losing the series vs. the Red Sox 0-1.

At home, the Athletics are 22-25 this year, and they are just 12-34 on the road. As the underdog, the Athletics are 27-57 this year, and they are 7-2 as the favorite. Oakland's overall series record is 9-19-1, and they are 5-5 over their last 10 games overall.

When the Athletics are on the road, they have a run line record of 21-25, with an average run margin of -1.7 runs per game. Oakland has failed to cover the run line in their last three road games and in two of their last three games overall. As the underdog, the Athletics have a run line record of 43-41.

The Oakland Athletics are on the road today against the Boston Red Sox. The over/under line for today's game is set at 9.5 runs. The combined run average for Athletics games this season is 8.6 runs per game. The over/under record for the Athletics this season is 41-50, and their average over/under line is set at 8 runs per game. When the over/under line is set at 9.5 runs, the Athletics have gone 0-2. This season, only 1.1% of their games have had an over/under line set at 9.5 runs or higher. The over has hit in the last three games for the Athletics.

Left-hander JP Sears gets the start for the Athletics today as he faces the Red Sox on the road. Sears has made 18 starts this season and has a record of 5-7. His ERA is 4.74, along with a WHIP of 1.27. In his 18 starts, Sears has turned in six quality starts and is averaging 6.44 strikeouts per nine innings. One of his most recent outings was on July 4th, where he picked up the win, going five innings and not allowing a run. Before that, he had given up at least three earned runs in three straight outings.

The Athletics offense has been one of the league's best home run-hitting teams this season, but they are just 28th in the league in runs scored, averaging 3.8 runs per game. At home, they have been slightly better, averaging 4.3 runs per game. As a team, they are batting just .225, which is 18th in the league, and are also near the bottom of the league in on-base percentage and slugging.

Over the team's last nine games, Brent Rooker has been on fire, going 13/30 with three homers and eight RBIs. For the season, he is batting .282 with a team-high 55 RBIs and 18 homers. Shea Langeliers is also near the top of the team's home run leaderboard but is batting just .209 for the year.

Red Sox Records & Stats

Boston is 50-40 overall and trails the Orioles by 6.5 games for the AL East lead. The Red Sox are 3rd in the AL East and have gone 13-11 in divisional games this year. They have won two straight games and are 7-3 over their last 10. At home, the Red Sox are 21-23 and 29-17 on the road.

As the favorite, the Red Sox have put together a record of 27-18 and are 23-22 as the underdog. Boston's overall series record is 14-10-5, and they have won two straight series and four straight series on the road.

When the Red Sox win, they win big, with an average run margin of 4.1 runs per game. They are 27-19 vs. the run line on the road, where they have a scoring margin of +1.3 runs per game. At home, they are 16-28 vs. the run line, with a scoring margin of -0.5 runs per game.

When the Boston Red Sox are at home this season, the over/under line has been set at 9.5 runs just 11 times. Their games have averaged 9.0 runs per game, and their over/under record for the season is 44-40. Overall, 82.2% of their games have had lower over/under lines than 9.5 runs.

Through 13 starts, Nick Pivetta has a record of 4-5 and an ERA of 4.06 for the Red Sox. He has made five quality starts this year and is averaging 10.22 strikeouts per nine innings. Pivetta's last outing came vs. the Marlins, where he didn't allow a run in seven innings of work. He finished with a no-decision in that outing, where he gave up just one hit and two walks. Before that, he had given up at least one homer in three straight starts. Pivetta has a 6.72 ERA at home compared to 3.48 on the road.

Boston comes into today's game as one of the league's best-hitting teams, as they are 6th in batting average and 8th in scoring at 4.7 runs per game. The Red Sox have been even better on the road this season, averaging 5 runs per game. Overall, they are 8th in home runs and have the league's best team BABIP at .32. Boston is also near the top of the league in slugging percentage and OPS.

Rafael Devers comes into today's game on a three-game hitting streak and has been on fire of late, going 13/32 with four homers and 15 RBIs over his last eight games. Devers' 21 home runs this season is 6th best in the league and leads the Red Sox. His 58 RBIs is also good for 10th in the league. Jarren Duran is batting .276 this season and has 10 homers, which is 4th best on the team.