Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Betting Tips and Best Bets

by | Apr 11, 2022

Seeking their second win of the year, the Boston Red Sox (1-2) are favorites (-119) on the moneyline when they take on the Detroit Tigers (1-2) Monday at 5:10 PM ET. Michael Wacha takes the mound for Boston while Matt Manning is Detroit’s starter for the contest.

Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers: Predictions, Betting Odds, Spread, Line

Red Sox vs Tigers Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Red Sox -119 -101 9.5 -104 -116 -1.5 +136 -161

Computer Predictions for Red Sox vs. Tigers

Our computer pick: Detroit Tigers (-101) and Over (9.5)

Red Sox vs. Tigers Game Info

  • Boston Red Sox probable starting pitcher: Michael Wacha
  • Detroit Tigers probable starting pitcher: Matt Manning
  • Game Day: Monday, April 11, 2022
  • Game Time: 5:10 PM ET
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Stadium: Comerica Park

Boston Red Sox vs Detroit Tigers Pitching Matchup

Wacha Manning
23 GS 18
3-5 W-L 4-7
5.05 ERA 5.80
124.2 IP 85.1
31 BB 33
121 SO 57

Red Sox Starter Michael Wacha

  • Wacha makes his first start of the season for the Red Sox.
  • In his last appearance on Friday, Oct. 8, the 30-year-old righty came out of the bullpen and went 2 2/3 innings against the Boston Red Sox.
  • In 29 games last season he put together a 3-5 record and had a 5.05 ERA and a 1.307 WHIP.

Tigers Starter Matt Manning

  • Manning has been named the starter for the Tigers and will make his first start this season.
  • The last time the 24-year-old righty pitched was on Saturday, Oct. 2, throwing five scoreless innings as the starter against the Chicago White Sox.
  • Last season, he posted a 5.80 ERA with 6.0 strikeouts per nine innings and a record of 4-7.

Red Sox Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Red Sox won 63, or 59.4%, of the 106 games they played as favorites last season.
  • Last season, Boston won 56 of its 92 games, or 60.9%, when favored by at least -119 on the moneyline.
  • The Red Sox have a 54.3% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Boston and its opponents hit the over in 80 of their 169 games with a total last season.
  • The Red Sox were 68-60-0 against the spread last season.

Tigers Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Tigers were victorious in 64, or 46.4%, of the 138 contests they were chosen as underdogs in last season.
  • Last season, Detroit came away with a win 62 times in 132 chances when named as an underdog of -101 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Tigers have a 50.2% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Detroit and its opponents went over in 66 of their 160 games with a total set by sportsbooks last season.
  • The Tigers went 70-48-0 against the spread in their 118 games that had a posted line last season.

Red Sox Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Rafael Devers had 38 home runs and 113 runs batted in last season.
  • J.D. Martinez had 42 doubles, three triples, 28 home runs and 55 walks while batting .286.
  • Xander Bogaerts accumulated 156 hits with a batting average of .295 last season.
  • Trevor Story had 34 doubles, five triples, 24 home runs and 53 walks while batting .251.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Rafael Devers 156 .279 .352 .538 38 113 165
J.D. Martínez 148 .286 .349 .518 28 99 163
Xander Bogaerts 144 .295 .370 .493 23 79 156
Trevor Story 142 .251 .329 .471 24 75 132
Alex Verdugo 146 .289 .351 .426 13 63 157

Tigers Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Austin Meadows put up 106 runs batted in a season ago.
  • Robbie Grossman hit .239 with 23 doubles, three triples, 23 home runs and 98 walks.
  • Jonathan Schoop had a batting average of .278 with 173 total hits last season.
  • Jeimer Candelario hit .271 with 42 doubles, three triples, 16 home runs and 65 walks.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Javier Báez 138 .265 .319 .494 31 87 133
Austin Meadows 142 .234 .315 .458 27 106 121
Robbie Grossman 156 .239 .357 .415 23 67 133
Jonathan Schoop 156 .278 .320 .435 22 84 173
Eric Haase 98 .231 .286 .459 22 61 81

Betting Tips for Red Sox vs. Tigers

Our best bet is the Tigers on the moneyline at -101 after taking a look at all of the key trends and stats for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will over the total of 9.5 runs.

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