The Toronto Blue Jays (6-5) are looking for another big outing from a hitter when they square off against the Boston Red Sox (6-4) on Wednesday at 7:10 PM ET at Fenway Park. Danny Jansen is on a two-game home run streak for the favored Blue Jays (-138) in the matchup with the underdog Red Sox (+117). Jose Berrios takes the mound first for Toronto, and Nick Pivetta is Boston’s pick to start.

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Game Info, Betting Lines for Blue Jays vs. Red Sox

  • Game Day: Wednesday, April 20, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Stadium: Fenway Park
Blue Jays vs Red Sox Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
Blue Jays -138 9.5

Blue Jays Stats & Trends

Blue Jays Batting

  • The Toronto Blue Jays lead the league with 15 total home runs, averaging 1.4 per game.
  • The Blue Jays have the fifth-best batting average in the majors (.251).
  • The Blue Jays’ .313 on-base percentage ranks 11th in baseball.
  • The Blue Jays’ 8.8 strikeouts per game rank 22nd in baseball.
  • The Blue Jays average 1.0 home runs per game when playing on the road this season (five total in road contests).
  • The Blue Jays are slugging .341 with 2.4 extra-base hits per game away from home.
  • The club averages 7.2 hits per game and is batting .212 away from home this season.

Blue Jays Key Batters

  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads Toronto in OBP (.364), slugging percentage (.707) and total hits (13) this season.
  • Among all qualifying hitters in the majors, Guerrero ranks 35th in batting average, 51st in on-base percentage, and ninth in slugging.
  • George Springer is hitting .267 with four doubles, two home runs and two walks.
  • Among all qualifying batters, Springer is 63rd in batting average, 93rd in on-base percentage and 42nd in slugging percentage.
  • Springer brings a five-game streak with at least one hit into this one. During his last five outings he is hitting .111 with a double.
  • Lourdes Gurriel Jr. has 11 hits this season and has a slash line of .275/.318/.350.
  • Zack Collins has been key for Toronto with eight hits, an OBP of .429 plus a slugging percentage of .800.

Red Sox Stats & Trends

Red Sox Batting

  • The Red Sox rank 15th in Major League Baseball with nine home runs.
  • The Red Sox have a team batting average of .221 this season, which ranks 20th among MLB teams.
  • The Red Sox have an on-base percentage of .278 this season, which ranks 24th in the league.
  • The Red Sox have shown patience at the plate this season with the eighth-best rate of strikeouts per game (7.8) among MLB offenses.
  • In four games at home this season, they’ve hit four homers, an average of 1.0 per contest.
  • In four home games this season, they’re slugging .385 with 11 hits going for extra bases.
  • In four home games this season, they have a batting average of .230 while averaging 7.0 base hits per contest.

Red Sox Key Batters

  • Rafael Devers has a .548 slugging percentage, which paces the Red Sox.
  • Including all qualified hitters in the majors, Devers is 24th in batting average, 61st in on-base percentage and 25th in slugging percentage.
  • Devers heads into this game on a six-game hitting streak. In his last 10 games he is batting .333 with three doubles, two home runs, a walk and seven RBI.
  • Alex Verdugo’s 10 hits and .359 on-base percentage both lead his team.
  • Including all qualified hitters, Verdugo ranks 41st in batting average, 55th in on-base percentage and 15th in slugging percentage.
  • Kike Hernandez has six doubles, a home run and six walks while hitting .195.
  • J.D. Martinez is batting .235 with four doubles, a home run and five walks.

Blue Jays vs. Red Sox Probable Pitchers

Berríos Pivetta
2 GS 2
0-0 W-L 0-2
11.81 ERA 9.39
5.1 IP 7.2
5 BB 5
5 SO 6

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