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The Boston Red Sox (54-56) host the Atlanta Braves (64-46) in a MLB on TBS matchup on Tuesday night which serves as the opener for a two-game series. Both teams have been in a slump recently and will come out aggressively as they look to flip the switch. Despite the recent slip, Atlanta sits in second place in the NL East standings and leads the NL Wild Card chase. Meanwhile, Boston, 4.5 games out of the final Wild Card spot in the AL, is fifth in the AL East. Charlie Morton (5-5, 4.09 ERA) starts for Atlanta, while Rich Hill (4-5, 4.52 ERA) is on the mound for Boston.

First pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. ET. Caesars Sportsbook lists Atlanta as the -160 favorite on the money line (risk $160 to win $100) in the latest Braves vs. Red Sox odds, while Boston is the +135 underdog. The over-under for total runs scored is 9.5. Before making any Red Sox vs. Braves picks, be sure to see the MLB predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven computer model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every MLB game 10,000 times, and it is 299-254 on top-rated MLB money-line picks since the start of the 2021 season, returning over $800 for $100 players. This is the same model that pegged the 2021 Atlanta Braves at 10-1 as one of three best bets to win it all last season. Anybody who has followed it has seen profitable returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Red Sox vs. Braves and just locked in its picks and MLB predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are several MLB odds and betting lines for Braves vs. Red Sox:

  • Braves vs. Red Sox money line: Atlanta -160, Boston +135
  • Braves vs. Red Sox run line: Atlanta -1.5 (+100)
  • Braves vs. Red Sox over-under: 9.5 runs
  • ATL: Braves are 5-1 in their last six interleague games
  • BOS: Red Sox are 7-2 in their last nine games following an off day
  • Braves vs. Red Sox picks: See picks at SportsLine
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Why you should back the Braves

Third baseman Austin Riley is a versatile playmaker for Atlanta. Riley has displayed his natural defensive ability with a rocket of an arm and outstanding instincts. The 2022 All-Star owns tremendous pop in his swing, allowing him to produce consistent offense for this squad. Riley is tied for fourth in the league in home runs (29), fifth in OPS (.942) and 13th in RBIs (69).

Designated hitter Marcell Ozuna owns a smooth and powerful swing. Ozuna's been able to smack the ball out of the park with ease and force thus far. The 31-year-old is third on the team in home runs (19) along with 42 RBIs. He's struggled over his past three games, failing to record a hit. Ozuna owns the bat speed and pitch recognition to easily bounce back in this contest. 

Why you should back the Red Sox

Third baseman Rafael Devers is an all-around hitter with an effortless stroke. Devers has power to all parts on the field with terrific bat speed. The two-time All-Star is an excellent run-producer with the ability to hit for average. Devers is fourth in the majors in both batting average (.314) and OPS (.962) while being tied for 11th in home runs (24). He belted a solo home run in his last contest.

Shortstop Xander Bogaerts is another phenomenal batter who owns an exceptional feel at the plate. The 29-year-old has great bat control along with a solid frame. Bogaerts has also been a reliable defender with a strong throwing arm. The four-time All-Star is ranked seventh in the MLB in batting average (.311) with nine dingers and 47 RBIs. On Aug. 5, he went 4-for-5 with one run driven in and four base hits. 

How to make Braves vs. Red Sox picks

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So who wins Red Sox vs. Braves? And which side has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its MLB picks, and find out.