Start time from Cleveland is slated for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the MLB package.
The road team Boston Red Sox is favored by -130 odds with the odds on the Cleveland Indians at +120 odds. The over under in this contest is lined at 9 ½ runs.
Felix Doubront will make his 22nd appearance for the Red Sox on Thursday night. The Boston left hander is 10-5 with an ERA of 4.56 and WHIP of 1.45. His last start was on August 3rd and had a no decision as the Red Sox fell to the Minnesota Twins 6-5 as a -175 betting home favorite. Doubront gave up five earned runs with eight hits over five innings.
Boston dropped two of three to Texas with their 10-9 home loss on Wednesday afternoon as a +108 underdog. The game landed over 9 ½ runs.
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On the mound for the Indians will be veteran Ubaldo Jimenez as he works his 23rd game of the 2012 campaign. The Cleveland right hander is 8-11 with an ERA of 5.29 and WHIP of 1.61. He threw on August 4th and was tagged with the loss as the Indians dropped a 6-1 road decision to Detroit as a +186 road underdog. The total went under 9 runs.
Cleveland broke a 12 game losing streak last night in their 6-2 home win against the Minnesota Twins as a -121 betting favorite. The total went under 9 runs.
On Saturday Franklin Morales takes the hill for Boston as he faces Zach McAllister for Cleveland. In the final game of the four game series on Sunday it will be Corey Kluber for the Indians throwing against Jon Lester for the Red Sox.
Trend: Cleveland Indians are 1-12 in their past 13 games.