Detroit Tigers vs Boston Red Sox Prediction MLB Picks 5/30/24

Boston Red Sox (28-27) vs Detroit Tigers (27-27)

Game Info: Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 7:10 pm (Fenway Park)

Nick Pivetta (2-3) (4.20) vs Jack Flaherty (1-4) (3.84)

Betting Odds: Boston Red Sox -111 / Detroit Tigers -106 --- Over/Under: 8 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Detroit Tigers and the Boston Red Sox meet Thursday in MLB action from Fenway Park. We will look at this from a betting perspective and determine the best bets for this game. Here’s a Detroit Tigers vs Boston Red Sox Prediction.

Starting Pitching Matchup

The Detroit Tigers will send out Jack Flaherty for the start here and Flaherty is 1-4 with a 3.84 ERA and 81 strikeouts this season. This will be Flaherty’s second career start against the Red Sox. Boston will send out Nick Pivetta for the start here and Pivetta is 2-3 with a 4.20 ERA and 33 strikeouts this season. This will be Pivetta’s second career start against the Tigers.

Detroit Tigers Recap

The Detroit Tigers come into this one looking to start the series strong after picking up a split in their doubleheader against the Pirates on Wednesday, winning game one 8-0 before a 10-2 loss in game two. The split followed up the series win against the Toronto Blue Jays this past weekend. The Tigers will play against the Rangers, Brewers, and Nationals following this series.

Tigers Cooking At the Plate Against Righties

Riley Greene leads the Tigers with 46 hits including 9 home runs and 20 RBIs along with a .232 batting average and a .335 OBP this season. Spencer Torkelson has a team-high 15 doubles along with 18 RBIs while Greene has a team-high 61 strikeouts this season. Mark Canha has 10 doubles, 6 home runs and 23 RBI and Javier Baez has a team-high 6 stolen bases. Matt Vierling also has 46 hits as well as 4 triples while Wenceel Perez has 5 triples and Kerry Carpenter has 10 doubles and 4 triples of his own with a team-high 29 RBIs.

Why the Detroit Tigers will win

  • The Tigers have won each of their last seven night games following a home loss.
  • The Red Sox have lost four of their last five games as home favorites.
  • The Red Sox have failed to cover the run line in each of their last eight games at Fenway Park.
  • The underdogs have covered the run line in each of the Red Sox's last eight games at Fenway Park.
  • The Red Sox have trailed after 3 innings in three of their last four games as home favorites.
  • The Red Sox have trailed after 5 innings in three of their last four games as home favorites.

Boston Red Sox Recap

The Boston Red Sox come into this one looking to bounce back from a 6-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles last time out, making it back-to-back series losses for the BoSox after losing to the Brewers this past weekend.

Red Sox Back To Struggling With Consistency

Jarren Duran leads the Red Sox with 60 hits along with 11 stolen bases, 16 doubles, 8 triples and 59 strikeouts and also has 23 RBIs so far this season. Tyler O’Neill has a team-high 11 home runs and Wilyer Abreu has 13 doubles. Ceddanne Rafaela also has a team-leading 28 RBIs while Rafael Devers has 48 hits with 11 doubles, 10 home runs, 26 RBIs and a .284 batting average this season.

Why the Boston Red Sox will win

  • The Red Sox have won 10 of their last 11 games against the Tigers.
  • The Tigers have lost nine of their last 10 road games against American League opponents.
  • The Red Sox have covered the run line in eight of their last nine games against American League opponents following a road loss.
  • The Tigers have failed to cover the run line in each of their last four road games.
  • The Red Sox have led after 5 innings in each of their last four night games against the Tigers.
  • The Tigers have trailed after 3 innings in each of their last four road games.

Detroit Tigers vs Boston Red Sox Prediction

I’m on the Tigers here. The Red Sox have not been at their best at home this season, and the Red Sox are simply struggling to find consistency at the plate at the best of times. Nick Pivetta’s also been inconsistent as well and the Tigers have some of the best numbers in baseball against righties in the month of May and in the last couple of weeks. I’ll side with Detroit in this one.

Chris’s Pick Detroit -106

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