Red Sox vs Rangers Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Friday, September 2

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The Boston Red Sox (64-68) will host the Texas Rangers (58-72), Friday at 7:10 PM ET, with the Rangers on a five-game losing skid. Nick Pivetta (9-9) will start for the Red Sox, and Dallas Keuchel (2-8) for the Rangers.

At home, the Red Sox are favored to win on the moneyline (-187) over the Rangers (+158). The game’s over/under is set at 9.5.

Red Sox vs. Rangers Odds

Run Line

Boston Red Sox (-1.5)

Moneyline

Red Sox (-187)

Total

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

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

  • Game Day: Friday, September 2, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Stadium: Fenway Park

Red Sox Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Eric Hosmer 10 Day Injury List Back
Nathan Eovaldi 15 Day Injury List Neck
Tanner Houck 15 Day Injury List Back
James Paxton 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Josh Taylor 60 Day Injury List Back
Chris Sale 60 Day Injury List Finger/Wrist

Rangers Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Cole Ragans 15 Day Injury List Calf
Joe Barlow 15 Day Injury List Finger
Spencer Howard 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Jon Gray 15 Day Injury List Upper Body
Eli White 60 Day Injury List Wrist
Mitch Garver 60 Day Injury List Forearm
Josh Sborz 60 Day Injury List Elbow

Last Time Out: Red Sox and Rangers

Jeurys Familia (1.00 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 K) picked up the win in the Red Sox’s 9-8 victory over the Rangers yesterday. Alex Verdugo led the way offensively, going 3-for-4 with a home run and an RBI. Jonathan Hernandez (0.00 IP, 4 R, 4 H, 1 K) was handed the loss for the Rangers.

Betting Trends

Red Sox Betting Records and Team Stats

The Red Sox have entered the game as favorites 67 times this season and won 38, or 56.7%, of those games. Boston is 6-1 this season when entering a game favored by -187 or more on the moneyline. Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Red Sox have a 65.2% chance to win. Boston’s games have gone over the total in 62 of their 132 chances. The Red Sox are 67-65-0 ATS in their 132 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Rafael Devers 114 .288 (24) .344 (44) .531 (9) 5.0% (15) 18.6% (65) 6.8% (102)
Xander Bogaerts 125 .310 (5) .378 (10) .460 (36) 2.3% (96) 19.2% (72) 8.9% (64)
Alex Verdugo 125 .287 (27) .332 (68) .410 (82) 1.5% (122) 11.8% (8) 6.1% (114)
Tommy Pham 122 .249 (86) .322 (85) .396 (97) 3.0% (71) 26.8% (132) 9.5% (50)
J.D. Martínez 117 .272 (41) .340 (52) .429 (63) 2.2% (100) 24.7% (118) 8.7% (71)

Rangers Betting Records and Team Stats

The Rangers have been underdogs in 79 games this season and have come away with the win 37 times (46.8%) in those contests. This year, Texas has won seven of 16 games when listed as at least +158 or worse on the moneyline. The Rangers have an implied victory probability of 38.8% according to the moneyline set for this matchup. Texas and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 64 of their 130 opportunities. The Rangers have posted a record of 71-59-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Corey Seager 124 .256 (77) .331 (73) .476 (26) 5.3% (14) 15.2% (29) 9.3% (61)
Marcus Semien 129 .242 (102) .302 (118) .410 (82) 3.4% (55) 15.8% (35) 7.9% (84)
Nate Lowe 125 .303 (10) .356 (27) .499 (15) 4.3% (35) 22.8% (95) 7.2% (93)
Adolis García 126 .255 (79) .302 (118) .453 (47) 4.1% (37) 28.5% (137) 5.7% (126)
Jonah Heim 105 .238 (-) .316 (-) .416 (-) 3.4% (-) 19.1% (-) 10.2% (-)

Red Sox vs. Rangers Picks and Predictions

Our prediction for Red Sox vs. Rangers is the Red Sox (-187 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. For the over/under, we pick the under on 9.5 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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