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The Boston Red Sox (0-1) and Detroit Tigers (1-0) will continue their three-game American League series on Saturday afternoon, with the first pitch scheduled from Comerica Park at 4:05 p.m. ET on FOX.

Las Vegas oddsmakers opened up the Red Sox as minus-115 road favorites against the Tigers, while the total holds steady at 7.5.

Boston was held scoreless in the first eight innings of its 3-2 season-opening defeat, scoring two runs in the top of the ninth inning, only to watch the Tigers walk off with a victory in the bottom half.

The Red Sox captured victories in five of six meetings in this series during the 2011 campaign, including wins in three of four in the Motor City.

Josh Beckett is definitely the best option for Boston in hopes of evening its record after two games, as he comes in with a 3-2 record and 2.50 ERA in six career starts versus the Tigers.  It's important to note that his ERA against Detroit is his lo...

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