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    The Atlanta Braves (65-46) have a 1-0 series lead and will go for a sweep of the Boston Red Sox (54-57) on Wednesday at Fenway Park. The Braves are favored (-145) against the underdog Red Sox (+124) in the matchup, which begins at 7:10 PM ET. Atlanta’s Kyle Wright and Boston’s Nick Pivetta will take the mound first.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Red Sox

    • Game Day: Wednesday, August 10, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
    • Stadium: Fenway Park
    Braves vs Red Sox Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Braves -145 9

    Braves Stats & Trends

    Braves Batting

    • The Braves are second in MLB play with 168 home runs. They average 1.5 per game.
    • The Braves’ .249 batting average ranks 11th in the majors.
    • The Braves’ .313 on-base percentage ranks 18th in the league.
    • The Braves’ 9.3 strikeouts per game are the second-most in the league.
    • The Braves average 1.5 homers per road game this season (79 total on the road).
    • The Braves are averaging 3.7 extra-base hits per game while slugging .436 on the road.
    • Away from home this season the team averages 8.6 hits per game and is batting .243.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Austin Riley has 128 hits and an OBP of .359 to go with a slugging percentage of .594. All three of those stats are best among Atlanta hitters this season.
    • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Riley is 16th in batting average, 29th in on-base percentage, and fourth in slugging.
    • Riley hopes to build on a two-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .318 with a double, a triple, a home run and six RBI.
    • Matt Olson is hitting .248 with 36 doubles, 21 home runs and 56 walks.
    • Among qualifying batters, Olson is 91st in batting average, 63rd in on-base percentage and 26th in slugging percentage.
    • Dansby Swanson has 126 hits this season and has a slash line of .292/.348/.464.
    • Swanson heads into this game with two games in a row with at least one hit. In his last five games he is batting .208 with three doubles, a home run and four RBI.
    • Ronald Acuna Jr. is batting .273 with a .365 OBP and 28 RBI for Atlanta this season.

    Red Sox Stats & Trends

    Red Sox Batting

    • The Red Sox’s 110 home runs rank 17th in Major League Baseball.
    • The Red Sox’s .253 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking sixth in MLB.
    • 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.
    • They have averaged 1.1 home runs per game in their 54 home contests this season.
    • They are slugging .440 in 54 home games this season.
    • In 54 home games this season, they have a batting average of .263 while averaging nine base hits per contest.

    Red Sox Key Batters

    • Rafael Devers has racked up 117 hits, a team-best for the Red Sox.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the majors, Devers’ batting average ranks fifth, his on-base percentage ranks 19th, and he is fifth in slugging.
    • Xander Bogaerts has a .381 on-base percentage while slugging .452. Both lead his team.
    • Bogaerts ranks fifth in batting average, 10th in on-base percentage and 50th in slugging percentage in the big leagues.
    • Alex Verdugo is hitting .272 with 26 doubles, seven home runs and 23 walks.
    • J.D. Martinez has 34 doubles, nine home runs and 34 walks while hitting .281.

    Braves vs. Red Sox Probable Pitchers

    Wright Pivetta
    21 GS 22
    13-5 W-L 8-8
    3.22 ERA 4.51
    128.2 IP 123.2
    38 BB 45
    124 SO 119

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