Blue Jays vs Red Sox Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Thursday, August 25

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On Thursday, the Toronto Blue Jays (67-55) are visiting the Boston Red Sox (60-64), at 7:10 PM ET. The Red Sox have lost three in a row. On the mound for the Blue Jays will be Kevin Gausman (9-9), matched up against the Red Sox’s Kutter Crawford (3-5).

Even though the Blue Jays are playing on the road at the Red Sox, they are currently favored on the moneyline at -171, compared to the home team at +144. The game has an over/under of 9 runs.

Blue Jays vs. Red Sox Odds

Run Line

Toronto Blue Jays (-1.5)

Moneyline

Blue Jays (-171)

Total

9 Runs (Over: -110, Under: -110)

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

  • Game Day: Thursday, August 25, 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
James Paxton 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Chris Sale 60 Day Injury List Finger/Wrist
Josh Taylor 60 Day Injury List Back
Xander Bogaerts Day-to-day Back
Tommy Pham Day-to-day Back

Last Time Out: Blue Jays and Red Sox

Adam Cimber (1.00 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 K) picked up the win in the Blue Jays’ 3-2 victory over the Red Sox yesterday. George Springer led the way offensively, going 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI. Ryan Brasier (1.00 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 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 100 times this season and won 58, or 58%, of those games. This season, Toronto has won 29 of its 46 games, or 63%, when favored by at least -171 on the moneyline. 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 122 games with a total. The Blue Jays are 56-66-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 121 .282 (30) .350 (33) .505 (14) 5.0% (17) 16.2% (41) 8.8% (69)
George Springer 96 .275 (37) .349 (35) .488 (22) 4.4% (31) 18.0% (58) 9.0% (61)
Alejandro Kirk 109 .302 (10) .382 (9) .449 (50) 2.9% (78) 10.6% (5) 10.9% (28)
Bo Bichette 120 .259 (67) .298 (117) .421 (75) 3.2% (65) 24.8% (121) 5.3% (132)
Matt Chapman 116 .233 (115) .312 (99) .462 (39) 5.2% (16) 27.5% (134) 9.0% (61)

Red Sox Betting Records and Team Stats

The Red Sox have won in 24, or 40%, of the 60 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year. Boston has a mark of 2-8 in contests where bookmakers favor them by +144 or worse on the moneyline. Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Red Sox have a 41% chance of pulling out a win. Contests with Boston have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 56 of 124 chances this season. The Red Sox have an against the spread mark of 63-61-0 in 124 games with a line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Rafael Devers 107 .299 (12) .357 (24) .554 (5) 5.3% (13) 17.7% (51) 7.1% (95)
Alex Verdugo 117 .280 (31) .324 (79) .392 (104) 1.4% (129) 11.4% (7) 5.9% (120)
Xander Bogaerts 117 .298 (13) .369 (17) .439 (57) 2.0% (108) 19.8% (77) 9.0% (61)
Tommy Pham 114 .243 (97) .317 (90) .395 (101) 3.0% (73) 26.5% (130) 9.7% (46)
J.D. Martínez 109 .275 (37) .345 (47) .430 (65) 2.0% (108) 24.5% (116) 9.0% (61)

Blue Jays vs. Red Sox Picks and Predictions

We predict that the Blue Jays will pick up the win in this contest, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (-171). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we see the final scoring winding up over the total (9 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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