Blue Jays vs Red Sox Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 24, 2022

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In the second game of a three-game series at Fenway Park, the Toronto Blue Jays (66-55) face the Boston Red Sox (60-63), Wednesday at 7:10 PM ET. Jose Berrios (9-5) is the starter for the Blue Jays, and Brayan Bello (0-3) for the Red Sox.

Despite playing away from home the Blue Jays are at -171 to win, compared to the Red Sox at +145. The game’s total is 9.5.

Blue Jays vs. Red Sox Odds

Run Line

Toronto Blue Jays (-1.5)

Moneyline

Blue Jays (-171)

Total

9.5 Runs (Over: -106, Under: -114)

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When, Where, at What Time is Blue Jays vs. Red Sox

  • Game Day: Wednesday, August 24, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Stadium: Fenway Park

Blue Jays Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Hyun-Jin Ryu 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Nate Pearson 60 Day Injury List Back
Julian Merryweather 60 Day Injury List Oblique
Tayler Saucedo 60 Day Injury List Hip
Matt Peacock Minors Illness

Red Sox Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Eric Hosmer 10 Day Injury List Back
Trevor Story 10 Day Injury List Hand
Nathan Eovaldi 15 Day Injury List Neck
Tyler Danish 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Tanner Houck 15 Day Injury List Back
Brayan Bello 15 Day Injury List Groin
James Paxton 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Chris Sale 60 Day Injury List Finger/Wrist
Josh Taylor 60 Day Injury List Back

Last Time Out: Blue Jays and Red Sox

The Blue Jays beat the Red Sox 9-3 yesterday, with Ross Stripling getting the win (6.00 IP, 1 R, 6 H, 6 K) and Matt Chapman leading the way offensively (going 2-for-4 with a triple and an RBI). Josh Winckowski (2.00 IP, 6 R, 6 H, 2 K) took the loss for the Red Sox.

Betting Trends

Blue Jays Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Blue Jays have been favored 99 times and won 57, or 57.6%, of those games. Toronto has a record of 29-17, a 63% win rate, when favored by -171 or more by sportsbooks this season. The moneyline for this contest implies a 63.1% chance of a victory for the Blue Jays. So far this season, Toronto and its opponents have hit the over in 61 of their 121 games with a total. The Blue Jays are 56-65-0 against the spread in their 121 chances this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 120 .283 (28) .350 (33) .507 (14) 5.0% (17) 16.2% (42) 8.7% (71)
George Springer 95 .271 (44) .346 (43) .483 (23) 4.4% (32) 18.0% (56) 9.1% (62)
Alejandro Kirk 108 .298 (14) .379 (9) .447 (49) 2.9% (77) 10.8% (5) 11.0% (25)
Bo Bichette 119 .259 (69) .298 (116) .422 (73) 3.3% (62) 24.6% (116) 5.4% (131)
Matt Chapman 115 .236 (110) .315 (94) .467 (35) 5.3% (15) 27.3% (133) 9.0% (65)

Red Sox Betting Records and Team Stats

The Red Sox have been victorious in 24, or 40.7%, of the 59 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season. Boston has a mark of 2-8 in contests where sportsbooks favor them by +145 or worse on the moneyline. Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Red Sox have a 40.8% chance of pulling out a win. Boston’s games have gone over the total in 56 of their 123 opportunities. The Red Sox are 62-61-0 against the spread in their 123 games that had a posted line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Rafael Devers 106 .300 (11) .356 (27) .557 (5) 5.4% (13) 17.9% (54) 6.9% (97)
Xander Bogaerts 117 .298 (14) .369 (18) .439 (58) 2.0% (108) 19.8% (77) 9.0% (65)
Alex Verdugo 116 .278 (32) .324 (79) .392 (105) 1.4% (128) 11.3% (6) 6.0% (117)
Tommy Pham 114 .243 (97) .317 (91) .395 (100) 3.0% (71) 26.5% (130) 9.7% (48)
J.D. Martínez 108 .276 (36) .347 (41) .433 (62) 2.0% (108) 24.3% (113) 9.1% (62)

Blue Jays vs. Red Sox Picks and Predictions

We pick that the Red Sox will pick up the victory in this game, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (+145). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we predict the final scoring winding up under the total (9.5 runs).

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Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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