MLB Interleague Play: Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Boston Red Sox

by Dirty on June 18, 2010

Boston Red Sox Betting The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Boston Red Sox will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Fenway Park in an interleague contest.

Carlos Monasterios will be the starting pitcher for the Dodgers on this day. Righthander Monasterios is 2-1 this season with a 3.97 ERA.

Monasterios’s opponent in this one will be Felix Doubront. The Red Sox lefthander has a 0.00 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Red Sox listed as 142-moneyline favorites versus the Dodgers, while the game’s total is sitting at 10½.

The Dodgers were pounded 7-1 by the Reds last time out, as +100 underdogs. That game’s eight runs went UNDER the posted over/under (9) set by sportsbooks.

John Ely gave up eight hits and seven runs over 4 2-3 innings in suffering the loss.

Marco Scutaro drove in three runs to lift the Red Sox to an 8-5 win over the Diamondbacks on Thursday. The Red Sox won that game as -145 favorites, and the 13 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (9) set by sportsbooks.

David Ortiz belted a two-run homer for the Red Sox, while John Lackey went six innings for the his eighth victory of the season.

Current streak:
Boston has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Los Angeles: 38-28 SU
Boston: 40-28 SU

Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Boston are 5-1
After playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Boston most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing LA Dodgers are 3-3
After playing Arizona are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
LA Dodgers are 11-4 SU in their last 15 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing Boston
LA Dodgers are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Boston is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers

Next up:
Boston home to LA Dodgers, Saturday, June 19

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