Detroit Tigers vs Boston Red Sox Prediction MLB Picks 6/2/24

Boston Red Sox (29-29) vs Detroit Tigers (28-29)

Game Info: Sunday, June 2, 2024 at 1:35 pm (Fenway Park)

Brayan Bello (6-2) (4.18) vs Casey Mize (1-3) (4.71)

Betting Odds: Boston Red Sox -128 / Detroit Tigers +109 --- Over/Under: 9 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Detroit Tigers and the Boston Red Sox meet Sunday 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 Casey Mize and Mize is 1-3 with a 4.71 ERA and 34 strikeouts this season. In his career, Mize is 0-1 with a 4.09 ERA and 6 strikeouts against Boston. The Boston Red Sox will send out Brayan Bello here and Bello is 6-2 with a 4.18 ERA and 44 strikeouts this season. This will be Bello’s second career start against Detroit.

Detroit Tigers Recap

The Detroit Tigers come into this one looking to salvage a series split with the Red Sox after a 6-3 loss to the Red Sox in Saturday’s matchup. The split would be a second consecutive split for the Tigers after splitting a two-game series with the Pirates earlier this week.

Tigers Trying To Keep Offense Rolling Despite Stumbles This Weekend

Riley Greene leads the Tigers with 51 hits including 10 home runs and 23 RBIs along with a .244 batting average and a .346 OBP this season. Spencer Torkelson has a team-high 15 doubles along with 18 RBIs while Greene has a team-high 65 strikeouts this season. Mark Canha has 10 doubles, 6 home runs and 24 RBI and Javier Baez has a team-high 6 stolen bases. Matt Vierling also has 50 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 Red Sox have lost six of their last eight games as home favorites against American League opponents following a win.
  • The Tigers have won three of their last four day games at Fenway Park following a loss.
  • The Red Sox have failed to cover the run line in seven of their last eight games as favorites against American League opponents following a home win.
  • The underdogs have covered the run line in nine of the Red Sox's last 11 games at Fenway Park.

Boston Red Sox Recap

The Boston Red Sox will look to win the series after emerging victorious in Saturday’s clash. The win was exactly what the Red Sox needed after series losses to the Orioles and Brewers over the last week and a half.

Red Sox Still Inconsistent Offensively

Jarren Duran leads the Red Sox with 62 hits along with 11 stolen bases, 17 doubles, 8 triples and 61 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 33 RBIs while Rafael Devers has 50 hits with 12 doubles, 10 home runs, 27 RBIs and a .278 batting average this season.

Why the Boston Red Sox will win

  • The Tigers have lost each of their last 11 Sunday games against AL East opponents that held a winning record.
  • The Red Sox have won each of their last 10 Sunday games.
  • The Tigers have failed to cover the run line in each of their last six games against American League opponents following a road loss.
  • The Red Sox have covered the run line in eight of their last 10 games against the Tigers.
  • The Tigers have trailed after 3 innings in each of their last six road day games.

Tigers vs. Red Sox Prediction

I’m on the Tigers here. I know Mize hasn’t necessarily been at his best in recent outings, but the thing here is that I still trust this Tigers lineup a lot more than I do Boston’s with the Red Sox being at home. The Tigers for me are still the better team right now and I’m just not trying to pass up this kind of plus money price with Detroit. Give me the Tigers in this one to salvage the split.

Chris’s Pick Detroit +109

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