The battle in American League East heats up as the Boston Red Sox take on the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on May 29, 2024. The game is set to start at 6:35 PM under what is expected to be clear skies with just a few clouds overhead.

Kutter Crawford will be on the pitcher’s mound for the Red Sox with an impressive ERA of 2.888, while Corbin Burnes will handle pitching duties for the Orioles, boasting an even tighter ERA of 2.604. Both pitchers bring strong performances into this pivotal divisional clash, promising a tightly contested matchup.

In the standing, the Red Sox are currently 7th in the AL East with a record of 28-27, showcasing a recent upswing with six wins in their last ten games and a current winning streak. Despite their struggle at home, their road games have proven more successful. In comparison, the Orioles are stationed at 3rd in the division with a solid 34-19 record, maintaining robust performances both at home and away, and a comparable form of six wins in their last ten games.

For bettors eyeing this game, the odds are sharply set with the Orioles favored slightly. The point spread stands at -1.5, reflecting the tight competition expected. The over/under for the game is pegged at 7.5, suggesting a lower-scoring affair influenced by the strong pitching on display. Betting lines are +159 for the Red Sox and -189 for the Orioles, indicating a tilt towards a possible Orioles victory at their home field. This game is set to be a thrilling encounter between two closely matched teams.