Blue Jays vs Red Sox Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – October 2, 2022

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The Toronto Blue Jays (89-69) and Boston Red Sox (75-83) will clash on Sunday at Rogers Centre, with first pitch at 1:37 PM ET. The Blue Jays will give the start to Kevin Gausman (12-10), and the Red Sox will turn to Michael Wacha (11-1).

At home, the Blue Jays are favored to win on the moneyline (-190) over the Red Sox (+160). The total for the Blue Jays-Red Sox game is set at 8.

Blue Jays vs. Red Sox Odds

Run Line

Toronto Blue Jays (-1.5)

Moneyline

Blue Jays (-190)

Total

8 Runs (Over: -108, Under: -112)

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

  • Game Day: Sunday, October 2, 2022
  • Game Time: 1:37 PM ET
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Stadium: Rogers Centre

Blue Jays Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 10 Day Injury List Hamstring
Santiago Espinal 10 Day Injury List Oblique
Tayler Saucedo 60 Day Injury List Hip
Hyun-Jin Ryu 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Nate Pearson 60 Day Injury List Back
Matt Peacock Minors Illness

Red Sox Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Eric Hosmer 10 Day Injury List Back
Trevor Story 10 Day Injury List Heel
Garrett Whitlock 15 Day Injury List Hip
Kutter Crawford 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
James Paxton 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Franchy Cordero 60 Day Injury List Ankle
Tanner Houck 60 Day Injury List Back
Josh Taylor 60 Day Injury List Back
Chris Sale 60 Day Injury List Finger/Wrist

Last Time Out: Blue Jays and Red Sox

Yesterday, the Blue Jays claimed a 10-0 win over the Red Sox, with Ross Stripling (6.00 IP, 0 R, 4 H, 3 K) earning the win for the Blue Jays. Teoscar Hernandez finished 4-for-5 with two doubles, a home run and two RBI to lead the offense. Brayan Bello (4.00 IP, 4 R, 10 H, 4 K) was handed the loss for the Red Sox.

Betting Trends

Blue Jays Betting Records and Team Stats

The Blue Jays have entered the game as favorites 134 times this season and won 81, or 60.4%, of those games. Toronto is 27-19 this season when entering a game favored by -190 or more on the moneyline. Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Blue Jays have a 65.5% chance to win. So far this season, Toronto and its opponents have hit the over in 83 of their 162 games with a total. The Blue Jays are 75-87-0 against the spread in their 162 chances this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 157 .274 (36) .336 (54) .478 (21) 4.5% (29) 16.6% (39) 7.9% (78)
Bo Bichette 156 .291 (20) .335 (55) .472 (28) 3.5% (55) 22.1% (84) 6.0% (113)
George Springer 131 .267 (50) .343 (38) .475 (24) 4.4% (31) 17.3% (46) 9.5% (50)
Alejandro Kirk 137 .289 (22) .376 (9) .420 (71) 2.6% (88) 10.5% (3) 11.8% (17)
Matt Chapman 152 .230 (116) .321 (75) .437 (61) 4.4% (31) 27.7% (126) 10.7% (27)

Red Sox Betting Records and Team Stats

The Red Sox have been victorious in 27, or 34.2%, of the 79 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season. Boston has a win-loss record of 1-7 when favored by +160 or worse by oddsmakers this year. Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Red Sox have a 38.5% chance of pulling out a win. Boston and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 76 of their 161 opportunities. The Red Sox are 82-79-0 against the spread in their 161 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Rafael Devers 138 .293 (16) .356 (25) .517 (10) 4.5% (29) 18.9% (64) 8.1% (71)
Xander Bogaerts 148 .305 (6) .376 (9) .450 (48) 2.2% (102) 18.7% (58) 9.1% (55)
Alex Verdugo 149 .283 (25) .330 (60) .410 (79) 1.7% (116) 13.3% (15) 6.5% (103)
J.D. Martínez 139 .272 (40) .340 (47) .439 (59) 2.4% (94) 24.1% (105) 8.8% (65)
Tommy Pham 146 .241 (97) .316 (87) .381 (113) 2.8% (79) 26.7% (120) 9.0% (59)

Blue Jays vs. Red Sox Picks and Predictions

Our pick for Blue Jays vs. Red Sox is the Blue Jays (-190 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. For the over/under, we pick the over on 8 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

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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