On the evening of May 28, 2024, Oriole Park at Camden Yards will be the stage for a captivating matchup as the Boston Red Sox take on the Baltimore Orioles at 6:35 PM, under a sky with a few clouds. Brayan Bello will lead the pitching for the Red Sox, entering the game with a 4.039 ERA. Opposing him from the mound for the Orioles will be Grayson Rodriguez, who boasts a remarkable 3.200 ERA.\n\nThe Red Sox currently sit in 7th place within the 2024 AL East Division with a balanced 27-27 record, reflecting a .500 winning percentage. Their divisional struggles are apparent, as they have managed just 4 wins against 7 losses. However, they have won 5 of their last 10 matchups, despite a recent loss. Their road record stands slightly better at 16-12 compared to their 11-15 home record. The team’s total runs scored to runs allowed ratio stands at 235:211, indicating closely fought contests.\n\nIn contrast, the third-ranked Orioles hold a strong 34-18 record, translating to a .654 winning percentage. Dominant in divisional play, their record is 8-2. They ride a wave of momentum into this matchup with a five-game winning streak and 6 victories in their last 10 games. Their home record is impressive at 18-10 and nearly matched by their road performance at 16-8. With 263 runs scored against 194 allowed, their offensive and defensive balance is a key strength.\n\nDiscussing the odds for this matchup, the Orioles are favored with a point spread of -1.5 and a home team money line of -164, suggesting confidence in their ability to cover the spread and win at home. The game’s over/under is set at 8.5, highlighting expectations for a moderately high-scoring game. For those looking to place a bet, the Red Sox are seen as underdogs with a money line of +140, which indicates a higher risk but potentially higher reward scenario for bettors looking to capitalize on an upset.