Athletics to host Red Sox Thursday
Oakland, California; Thursday, 3 p.m. EDT
LINE: Red Sox favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Boston Red Sox square off against the Oakland Athletics on Thursday at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
The Athletics went 50-31 in home games in 2018. Oakland batted .252 as a team last year and hit 227 total home runs.
The Red Sox went 51-30 away from home in 2018. Boston averaged 9.3 hits with 3.7 extra base hits per game and 208 total home runs last season.