In the second game of a three-game set at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, the Oakland Athletics (1-4) play the Boston Red Sox (3-2), Tuesday at 9:40 PM ET.

The Athletics play as a home underdog (+126) versus the Red Sox (-151). The Red Sox will start Brayan Bello against the Athletics and Alex Wood.

Tanner Houck (6.0 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 10 K) earned the win in the Red Sox’s 9-0 victory over the Athletics yesterday. Jarren Duran led the way offensively, going 3-for-5 with an RBI. Joseph Boyle (2.2 IP, 7 R, 8 H, 4 K) took the loss for the Athletics.

Before the Red Sox vs. Athletics matchup, here’s everything you need to get ready for Tuesday’s baseball action, including viewing options.

Boston Red Sox vs. Oakland Athletics odds and betting lines

MLB odds courtesy of BetMGM Sportsbook. Odds updated Tuesday at 9:17 PM ET. For a full list of sports betting odds, access USA TODAY Sports Betting Scores Odds Hub.

  • Favorite: Red Sox (-151, bet $151 to win $100)
  • Underdog: Athletics (+126, bet $100 to win $126)
  • Over/under: 8.5

Red Sox vs. Athletics: Live streaming info & game time

  • Game Day: Tuesday, April 2, 2024
  • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
  • Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
  • TV Channel: NBC Sports Networks
  • Live Stream: Fubo (Watch for free)

Red Sox stats and trends

Red Sox betting records

  • The Red Sox entered a game as favorites 74 times last season and won 38, or 51.4%, of those games.
  • Boston had a record of 14-17, a 45.2% win rate, when it was favored by -151 or more by sportsbooks last season.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 60.2% chance of a victory for the Red Sox.
  • Boston and its opponents hit the over in 82 of 161 games with a total last season.
  • The Red Sox had an ATS record of 77-84-0 in 161 games with a spread last season.

Brayan Bello (Red Sox probable starter)

  • Bello (1-0) takes the mound for the Red Sox to make his second start of the season.
  • The right-hander last appeared on Friday against the Seattle Mariners, when he threw five innings, allowing two earned runs while giving up five hits.
  • In one games this season, he has compiled a 3.60 ERA and averages 3.6 strikeouts per nine innings while opposing batters are hitting .263 against him.
  • This season, the 24-year-old ranks 56th in ERA (3.60), 48th in WHIP (1.000), and 98th in K/9 (3.6) among pitchers who qualify.

Red Sox batting stats

  • The Red Sox hit 182 homers last season, which ranked 18th in the big leagues.
  • Fueled by 540 extra-base hits, Boston ranked ninth in MLB with a .424 slugging percentage last season.
  • Batting .258 last season ranked the Red Sox sixth in MLB.
  • With a middle-of-the-pack offense, Boston managed to score 772 runs (4.8 per game) last season.
  • With a .324 on-base percentage, the Red Sox ranked 13th in the majors last season.
  • Boston had the 13th-ranked strikeout rate (8.5 per game) among MLB offenses.

Athletics stats and trends

Athletics betting records

  • The Athletics were victorious in 49, or 30.6%, of the 160 contests they were chosen as underdogs in last season.
  • Last season, Oakland came away with a win 38 times in 133 chances when named as an underdog of at least +126 or longer on the moneyline.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Athletics have a 44.2% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Oakland and its opponents hit the over in 85 of its 162 games with a total last season.
  • The Athletics posted a record of 77-85-0 against the spread last season.

Alex Wood (Athletics probable starter)

  • Wood (0-1) takes the mound first for the Athletics to make his second start this season.
  • His most recent appearance came on Friday against the Cleveland Guardians, when the left-hander tossed 3 1/3 innings, surrendering six earned runs while giving up seven hits.
  • In his one game this season, opposing hitters have a collective batting average of .438 against him. He has a 16.20 ERA and averages 8.1 strikeouts per nine innings.

Athletics batting stats

  • The Athletics ranked 20th in MLB action with 171 home runs last season. They averaged 1.1 per game.
  • Last year, Oakland slugged .370, the lowest average in MLB.
  • At .223, the Athletics ranked last in MLB in batting average last season.
  • Last season Oakland scored the fewest runs in baseball (585 total, 3.6 per game).
  • A year ago, the Athletics ranked 29th in baseball with a .298 on-base percentage.
  • The team struck out 9.2 times per game to rank 25th in the majors.

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