Cleveland Guardians vs Boston Red Sox 4-30-23 MLB Odds, Analysis and Prediction

Cleveland Guardians vs Boston Red Sox 4/30/23 – Cleveland has lost consecutive series to Detroit, Miami and Colorado. Logan Allen of the Guardians will finish their series against the Red Sox with lefty Logan Allen taking the mound. Allen, 24, 1-0 with a 0.50 ERA over one start this year. Boston won three consecutive series against the Los Angeles Angels, Minnesota and Milwaukee but lost in its most recent one against Baltimore. Chris Sale will make a start for the Red Sox this season and boasts an 8.22 earned run average in five starts this year. The recent baseball betting lines keep you up to date in this thrilling game.

Cleveland Guardians vs Boston Red Sox

Date & Time: Sunday, April 30, 2023 at 1:35 PM ET

Location: Fenway Park Boston, MA


Cleveland Guardians vs Boston Red Sox 4/30/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: +117

Spread: +1.5 (-169)

Total: 9 over (+102)

Red Sox

Moneyline: -127

Spread: -1.5 (+149)

Total: 9 under (-122)

Cleveland Guardians vs Boston Red Sox Analysis

The Cleveland Guardians have combined for 51 two-baggers as an offense and 15 home runs as a unit. Cleveland holds a slugging percentage of 0.353 and have struck out 193 times while being walked 99 times as a team. Their current run average is 3.9, placing them 24th among baseball clubs. They have recorded 90 RBI’s along with 202 hits so far this season and boast an batting average of 0.231. In addition, they have amassed 100 runs scored with an OBP of 0.313. At this point in the season, the Cleveland Guardians have amassed 709 putouts, 252 assists and 11 errors. Their fielding rate stands at an impressive 0.989 and they rank 11th among professional baseball clubs with 19 double plays completed this season. The Guardians have turned 69.9% of balls in play into outs out of 2,127 innings played, placing them 12th among professional baseball clubs. Allen has pitched in 96 innings and amassed 68 strikeouts thus far in his career. His earned run average stands at 5.89 and he boasts a WHIP of 1.661. Allen has allowed 118 hits and 42 free passes during his major-league tenure, boasting an FIP of 5.62 against 438 batters.

Boston Red Sox has hit 34 homers this year and driven in 140 runs. Additionally, they have recorded 55 two-baggers while also reaching free base 94 times and amassing 148 runs scored. The Boston Red Sox boast an OBP of 0.328 and an average batting average of 0.251 on their campaign, along with an SLG% of 0.427 and average runs scored per game of 5.48. They have been called out on strikes 213 times and amassed 230 base knocks in total. The Boston Red Sox have achieved 24 double plays and possess a fielding percentage of 0.982. They have amassed 232 assists, 17 errors and 711 putouts over the course of this season. The Red Sox have an overall defensive efficiency rating of 67.8% in their 2,133 innings on the field. Thus far in his career, Sale has allowed 1,392 base hits and struck out 2,094 times in 1,701 frames. At present, he has allowed 586 earned runs with a WHIP of 1.052 and FIP of 3.0. Sale has amassed 6,862 opposing batters over his career and boasts an incredible strikeout to walk ratio of 5.27 with 7.4 hits allowed per 9 innings pitched. 

Cleveland Guardians vs Boston Red Sox Against the Spread

The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Cleveland’s last 11 games. Cleveland are 4-8 SU in their last 12 games. Cleveland are 5-12 SU in their last 17 games against Boston. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games on the road. The total has gone OVER in 8 of Cleveland’s last 12 games when playing on the road against Boston.

The total has gone OVER in 9 of Boston’s last 12 games. The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston’s last 6 games at home. The total has gone OVER in 8 of Boston’s last 12 games when playing at home against Cleveland. Boston are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the American League Central Division division. Boston are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games played on a Sunday.

Cleveland Guardians vs Boston Red Sox Free Pick

Boston’s hitting has been stellar this season, but their pitching has come up short. Their team ERA stands at 5.14; Chris Sale will start for Boston and has allowed at least five earned runs in three of five starts thus far. Consider Cleveland Guardians even though they’re considered underdogs here, since Logan Allen only allowed one earned run over six innings during his debut start according to expert baseball betting picks.

Free Pick: Cleveland Guardians -1.5 (+149)