Red Sox vs Orioles Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 21, 2022

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The Baltimore Orioles (62-58) will host the Boston Red Sox (60-61), in the final game of a three-game series, Sunday at 7:00 PM ET. Nick Pivetta (9-8) is the starter for the Red Sox, and Dean Kremer (5-4) for the Orioles.

With moneyline odds of -117 for the Red Sox and -101 for the Orioles, this could be a close contest. The total for the Red Sox-Orioles game is 9.

Red Sox vs. Orioles Odds

Run Line

Boston Red Sox (-1.5)

Moneyline

Red Sox (-117)

Total

9 Runs (Over: -108, Under: -113)

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

  • Game Day: Sunday, August 21, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Location: Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  • Stadium: BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field

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
Eric Hosmer Day-to-day Back
Tommy Pham Day-to-day Back
Nathan Eovaldi Day-to-day Neck

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
Terrin Vavra Paternity List Personal
Isaiah Kearns Restricted List Personal

Last Time Out: Red Sox and Orioles

The Red Sox took down the Orioles 4-3 yesterday, with Michael Wacha getting the win (5.00 IP, 0 R, 4 H, 4 K) and Kike Hernandez leading the way offensively (going 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBI). Kyle Bradish (5.00 IP, 3 R, 9 H, 6 K) took the loss for the Orioles.

Betting Trends

Red Sox Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Red Sox have won 36 out of the 63 games, or 57.1%, in which they’ve been favored. Boston has a record of 30-25 in games where bookmakers favor them by at least -117 on the moneyline. The implied probability of a win from the Red Sox, based on the moneyline, is 53.9%. Games involving Boston have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 55 of 121 chances this season. The Red Sox are 62-59-0 against the spread in their 121 chances this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Rafael Devers 104 .296 (16) .352 (33) .558 (5) 5.5% (13) 17.8% (54) 7.0% (96)
Alex Verdugo 114 .284 (28) .330 (72) .400 (94) 1.5% (124) 11.1% (6) 6.1% (114)
Xander Bogaerts 115 .300 (13) .371 (15) .436 (61) 1.9% (111) 20.1% (78) 8.9% (68)
Tommy Pham 112 .244 (96) .317 (91) .395 (98) 3.1% (67) 26.9% (130) 9.6% (48)
J.D. Martínez 106 .276 (38) .346 (43) .433 (65) 2.0% (105) 24.5% (114) 9.0% (63)

Orioles Betting Records and Team Stats

The Orioles have been chosen as underdogs in 105 games this year and have walked away with the win 52 times (49.5%) in those games. Baltimore has a win-loss record of 45-48 when favored by -101 or worse by sportsbooks this year. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Orioles have a 50.2% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest. Baltimore and their opponents have hit the over in 58 of their 120 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season. In 120 games with a line this season, the Orioles have a mark of 80-40-0 against the spread.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Cedric Mullins 116 .265 (53) .325 (76) .408 (87) 2.2% (102) 17.5% (51) 7.3% (90)
Anthony Santander 112 .257 (69) .338 (58) .452 (46) 4.4% (33) 18.2% (58) 8.6% (74)
Austin Hays 108 .257 (69) .313 (103) .426 (72) 2.9% (82) 20.3% (80) 5.6% (125)
Ryan Mountcastle 106 .245 (94) .293 (124) .427 (71) 3.8% (44) 24.6% (115) 6.3% (110)
Jorge Mateo 112 .231 (116) .281 (134) .409 (85) 3.0% (74) 28.3% (137) 5.3% (131)

Red Sox vs. Orioles Picks and Predictions

Our prediction for Red Sox vs. Orioles is the Orioles (-101 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. For the total, we prefer the under on 9 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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