Cleveland Guardians vs Boston Red Sox Prediction MLB Picks 4/15/24

Boston Red Sox (9-7) vs Cleveland Guardians (10-5)

Game Info: Monday, April 15, 2024 at 11:10 am (Fenway Park)

Kutter Crawford (0-0) (0.57) vs Xzavion Curry (0-0) (0.00)

Betting Odds: Boston Red Sox -130 / Cleveland Guardians +110 --- Over/Under: 9.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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In this article we will formulate a Guardians vs Red Sox prediction for this MLB game on Monday, April 15th at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. To formulate this prediction, we will examine:

  • The Guardians recent form and recent player performance 
  • The Red Sox recent form and recent play performance
  • Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Cleveland
  • Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Boston
  • Recent betting trends in games played between Cleveland and Boston
  • A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for Today’s Game between Cleveland and Boston

Guardians Preview

The Cleveland Guardians are 10-5 this year and they have lost three of their last five games. Cleveland is coming off of a series loss to the Yankees, where they lost two out of three games. Prior to that series, the Guardians won two out of three against the White Sox and swept a two game series against the Twins. The Cleveland pitching staff has a 3.20 ERA, a 1.30 WHIP, and a .232 opponent batting average. The Guardians offense has scored 81 runs with a .254 batting average and a .326 on base percentage. Josh Naylor is batting .347 with four home runs and 12 RBI’s for the Guardians. The projected starting pitcher for Cleveland is Xzavion Curry, who is making his first appearance of the year. 

Red Sox Preview

The Boston Red Sox are 9-7 this season and they have lost four of their last six games. Boston is coming off of a series win against the Angels, where they won two out of three games. Prior to that series, the Red Sox were swept by the Orioles. The Boston pitching staff has a 2.54 ERA, a 1.14 WHIP, and a .220 opponent batting average. The Red Sox offense has scored 72 runs with a .233 batting average and a .311 on base percentage. Tyler O’Neill is batting .304 with seven home runs and eight RBI’s for the Red Sox. The projected starting pitcher for Boston is Kutter Crawford, who is 0-0 with a 0.57 ERA and a 0.96 WHIP over 15.2 innings pitched this season. 

Boston Red Sox Player Prop Facts

  • Tyler O'Neill has recorded an RBI in each of his last four appearances in day games.
  • Rafael Devers has recorded at least one Single in each of the Red Sox's last seven Monday day games at Fenway Park.
  • Rafael Devers has recorded at least one total base in each of the Red Sox's last 11 Monday day games at Fenway Park.
  • Tyler O'Neill has hit a home run in each of his last four appearances in day games.
  • Rafael Devers has recorded at least one hit in each of the Red Sox's last 11 Monday day games at Fenway Park.
  • Triston Casas has scored at least one run in seven of his last eight home appearances after playing the previous day.

Cleveland Guardians Player Prop Facts

  • Josh Naylor has recorded at least one RBI in four of the Guardians' last five games against AL opponents.
  • Will Brennan has recorded at least one Single in each of the Guardians' last seven games as road underdogs against AL opponents.
  • Jose Ramirez has recorded at least one total base in each of his last 13 road appearances against AL East opponents that held a winning record.
  • Jose Ramirez has hit a home run in each of the Guardians' last two road games against AL East opponents.
  • Jose Ramirez has recorded at least one hit in each of his last 13 road appearances against AL East opponents that held a winning record.
  • Steven Kwan has scored at least one run in each of the Guardians' last six games against the Red Sox.
  • Ramon Laureano has recorded a Double in each of his last four appearances against the Red Sox after playing the previous day.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Boston Red Sox rank 1st in the league for ERA this season (2.54).
  • The Boston Red Sox rank 2nd in the league for strikeouts this season (159).
  • The Cleveland Guardians rank T1st in the league for home runs allowed this season (9).
  • The Cleveland Guardians rank 2nd in the league for runs allowed this season (52).

Guardians vs Red Sox Prediction

Boston comes into this game after winning games two and three against the Angels and they have one of the best pitching staffs in the MLB through 16 games. Cleveland is 10-5 to start the season, but they did lose two of three against the Yankees over the weekend. Cleveland has also started the season pitching very well. The Guardians are starting Xzavion Curry, who was decent in 2023. Boston is going with Kutter Crawford, who has allowed one earned run over 15.2 innings pitched in three starts this year. Crawford hasn’t pitched too deep into his last two starts, but he has been very effective. Take the Red Sox at home. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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