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    The Atlanta Braves (64-46) have lost three games in a row as they ready to play the Boston Red Sox (54-56), who have fallen in two in a row. The Braves are favored (-125) to end their streak in Tuesday’s outing, which starts at 7:10 PM ET at Fenway Park. Charlie Morton starts for Atlanta, and Rich Hill is Boston’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Red Sox

    • Game Day: Tuesday, August 9, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
    • Stadium: Fenway Park
    Braves vs Red Sox Betting Information
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    Braves -125 9

    Braves Stats & Trends

    Braves Batting

    • The Braves are second-best in baseball with 167 total home runs.
    • The Braves have the 11th-ranked batting average in the majors (.249).
    • The Braves rank 18th in baseball with an on-base percentage of .312.
    • Braves batters strike out 9.4 times per game, the 29th-most in the league.
    • The Braves average 1.5 home runs per game when playing on the road this season (78 total in road contests).
    • The Braves are slugging .433 with 3.6 extra-base hits per game in road contests.
    • The club averages 8.5 hits per game and is batting .242 away from home this season.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Austin Riley leads Atlanta in OBP (.358), slugging percentage (.584) and total hits (125) this season.
    • Among qualified hitters in the majors, Riley’s batting average ranks 23rd, his on-base percentage ranks 30th, and he is fifth in slugging.
    • Matt Olson has 36 doubles, 21 home runs and 54 walks while batting .248.
    • Olson is 88th in batting average, 62nd in on-base percentage and 24th in slugging in the major leagues.
    • Dansby Swanson is batting .292 with a .461 slugging percentage and 58 RBI this year.
    • Marcell Ozuna has been key for Atlanta with 85 hits, an OBP of .267 plus a slugging percentage of .392.

    Red Sox Stats & Trends

    Red Sox Batting

    • The Red Sox rank 18th in Major League Baseball with 107 home runs.
    • The Red Sox have a team batting average of .253 this season, which ranks sixth among MLB teams.
    • The Red Sox have an on-base percentage of .314 this season, which ranks 15th in the league.
    • The Red Sox rank 17th with an average of 8.4 strikeouts per game.
    • In 53 games at home this season, they’ve hit 59 homers, an average of 1.1 per contest.
    • They are slugging .436 in 53 home games this season.
    • They are averaging 8.9 base hits per game and batting .263 as a team at home this season.

    Red Sox Key Batters

    • Rafael Devers has totaled 117 hits, a team-high for the Red Sox.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the majors, Devers’ batting average places him fourth, his on-base percentage is 18th, and he is fourth in slugging.
    • Xander Bogaerts paces his team with a .383 on-base percentage, and has a club-leading .452 slugging percentage.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Bogaerts is seventh in batting average, ninth in on-base percentage and 48th in slugging percentage.
    • Alex Verdugo is hitting .268 with 24 doubles, seven home runs and 23 walks.
    • J.D. Martinez is hitting .281 with 34 doubles, nine home runs and 34 walks.

    Braves vs. Red Sox Probable Pitchers

    Morton Hill
    21 GS 16
    5-5 W-L 4-5
    4.09 ERA 4.52
    116.2 IP 73.2
    43 BB 23
    134 SO 59
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