Red Sox vs Orioles Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 20, 2022

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In the second game of a three-game series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, the Baltimore Orioles (62-57) face the Boston Red Sox (59-61), Saturday at 4:05 PM ET. The Red Sox will hand the ball to Michael Wacha (7-1), and the Orioles will counter with Kyle Bradish (1-4).

Despite playing away from home the Red Sox are at -120 to win, compared to the Orioles at +102. The game’s total is 8.5.

Red Sox vs. Orioles Odds

Run Line

Boston Red Sox (-1.5)

Moneyline

Red Sox (-120)

Total

8.5 Runs (Over: -118, Under: -103)

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When, Where, at What Time is Red Sox vs. Orioles

  • Game Day: Saturday, August 20, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:05 PM ET
  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland
  • Stadium: Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Red Sox Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Trevor Story 10 Day Injury List Hand
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
Nathan Eovaldi Day-to-day Neck
Danny Santana Suspended List Suspension

Orioles Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Jonathan Arauz 10 Day Injury List Finger
Tyler Wells 15 Day Injury List Back/Side
John Means 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Travis Lakins 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Chris Ellis 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Alex Wells 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Isaiah Kearns Restricted List Personal

Last Time Out: Red Sox and Orioles

Yesterday, the Orioles picked up a 15-10 win over the Red Sox, with Nick Vespi (1.00 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 0 K) registering the win for the Orioles. Anthony Santander finished 3-for-5 with a double, a home run and four RBI to lead the offensive showing. Kutter Crawford (3.00 IP, 9 R, 11 H, 2 K) took the loss for the Red Sox.

Betting Trends

Red Sox Betting Records and Team Stats

The Red Sox have entered the game as favorites 62 times this season and won 35, or 56.5%, of those games. This season, Boston has won 28 of its 52 games, or 53.8%, when favored by at least -120 on the moneyline. The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 54.5% chance of a victory for the Red Sox. Boston and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 55 of their 120 opportunities. In 120 games with a spread this season, the Red Sox are 62-58-0 ATS.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Rafael Devers 103 .296 (17) .353 (33) .561 (5) 5.6% (12) 17.8% (54) 7.1% (96)
Alex Verdugo 113 .283 (29) .329 (72) .400 (93) 1.5% (125) 11.3% (7) 6.2% (113)
Xander Bogaerts 114 .303 (11) .374 (12) .441 (56) 1.9% (111) 20.3% (79) 9.0% (67)
Tommy Pham 112 .244 (101) .317 (94) .395 (100) 3.1% (70) 26.9% (131) 9.6% (50)
J.D. Martínez 105 .274 (40) .345 (46) .430 (67) 2.0% (106) 24.3% (113) 9.1% (63)

Orioles Betting Records and Team Stats

The Orioles have been underdogs in 104 games this season and have come away with the win 52 times (50%) in those contests. This season, Baltimore has been victorious 45 times in 90 chances when named as an underdog of at least +102 or longer on the moneyline. The Orioles have an implied victory probability of 49.5% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup. Contests with Baltimore have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 58 of 119 chances this season. The Orioles have an against the spread mark of 79-40-0 in 119 games with a line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Cedric Mullins 116 .265 (55) .325 (77) .408 (88) 2.2% (102) 17.5% (51) 7.3% (92)
Anthony Santander 111 .259 (71) .338 (61) .456 (42) 4.4% (32) 18.2% (57) 8.5% (76)
Austin Hays 107 .257 (74) .314 (101) .428 (69) 3.0% (74) 20.2% (78) 5.7% (125)
Ryan Mountcastle 105 .245 (97) .293 (128) .429 (68) 3.8% (44) 24.4% (115) 6.3% (110)
Adley Rutschman 71 .255 (-) .364 (-) .457 (-) 2.7% (-) 17.7% (-) 13.6% (-)

Red Sox vs. Orioles Picks and Predictions

We predict that the Orioles will pick up the victory in this contest, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (+102). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we see the final scoring winding up over the total (8.5 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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