Rangers vs. Red Sox MLB Odds, Picks: Respected Bettors Driving Monday Afternoon’s Line Movement

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  • Monday's MLB schedule gets underway with Texas Rangers vs. Boston Red Sox at 1:10 p.m. ET.
  • According to live MLB odds, the Red Sox are massive favorites over the Rangers on Monday afternoon, however, sharp bettors are pivoting to the over/under instead.
  • Using our MLB PRO Report, we detail how smart money from professional bettors has Monday's Rangers vs. Red Sox over/under on the move.

Rangers vs. Red Sox MLB Odds

Rangers Odds +260
Red Sox Odds -332
Over/Under 10 (-107/-112)
Time 1:10 p.m. ET
TV NESN

*MLB Odds as of Monday at 8 a.m. ET


Monday’s MLB schedule is a short, seven-game slate with just one afternoon matchup: Texas Rangers vs. Boston Red Sox.

With Nathan Eovaldi on the mound, the Red Sox are massive -332 home favorites over the Rangers this afternoon, and for good reason.

Despite its recent struggles, Boston sits at 70-55 on the season and remains in the AL Wild Card hunt.

Texas, on the other hand, sports the AL’s second-worst record at 43-80.

So how are savvy bettors approaching this matchup?

Are the Rangers worth a shot at such a big price? Or is the value on the total?

Thankfully, our MLB PRO Report offers a clear and easy answer.

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Rangers vs. Red Sox MLB Pick

Sharp Action

While the market consensus remains at its opener of 10, two unique wavers of sharp action have already pushed this total down to 9.5 at a handful of sportsbooks across the market, including PointsBet and Fanduel.

Big Money

Sixty-nine percent of tickets have landed on the over thus far, yet the majority of money (57% of the loot, to be exact) has hit the under.

This is a dead giveaway that bigger bets are coming in on that side of the total, and combined with the sharp action signals above, we can conclude that wiseguys are responsible for the Rangers vs. Red Sox over/under movement.

Model Projection

While the Rangers vs. Red Sox over/under remains at 10 at most shops, our MLB PRO Projections set this total at 9.22.

The difference between the market consensus on our projections results in a B-minus graded, 3.9% edge.

Top Experts

One of The Action Network’s MLB betting experts is rolling with the sharps as well, illuminating four of a possible five value indicators for the Rangers vs. Red Sox under.

PRO Report Pick: Rangers-Red Sox Under 10 (-112)

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