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    The Texas Rangers (58-71) bring a four-game losing streak into a home contest against the Boston Red Sox (63-68) on Thursday at 7:10 PM ET. The Red Sox are favored (-167) to give the underdog Rangers (+141) another loss. Boston’s Rich Hill gets the start against Texas’ Glenn Otto.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Red Sox vs. Rangers

    • Game Day: Thursday, September 1, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
    • Stadium: Fenway Park
    Red Sox vs Rangers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Red Sox -167 9.5

    Red Sox Stats & Trends

    Red Sox Batting

    • The Red Sox average 0.9 home runs per game to rank 19th in baseball with 124 total home runs .
    • The Red Sox’s .258 batting average is fifth-best in the majors.
    • The Red Sox are 12th in the league with a .317 on-base percentage.
    • The Red Sox’s 8.5 strikeouts per game rank 18th in baseball.
    • The Red Sox average 1.1 homers per game when playing at home this season (71 total in home contests).
    • The Red Sox are slugging .438 with 3.5 extra-base hits per game in home contests.
    • The club is batting .267 with 594 hits (9.1 per game) at home this season.

    Red Sox Key Batters

    • Rafael Devers has 130 hits, which is best among Boston hitters this season, while batting .287 with 59 extra-base hits.
    • Devers is 26th in batting average, 44th in on-base percentage, and ninth in slugging among all qualifying batters in MLB.
    • Xander Bogaerts has a slash line of .308/.376/.460 this season and a team-best OPS of .836.
    • Bogaerts’ batting average ranks sixth among qualified players, his on-base percentage 10th, and his slugging percentage 36th.
    • Bogaerts takes a four-game streak with at least one hit into this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .474 with two doubles, a home run, a walk and seven RBI.
    • Alex Verdugo is batting .283 with a .401 slugging percentage and 61 RBI this year.
    • Verdugo has logged a hit or more in seven straight games. During his last nine games he is hitting .268 with four doubles, a triple, two walks and three RBI.
    • Tommy Pham is batting .251 with a .323 OBP and 54 RBI for Boston this season.
    • Pham takes a seven-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last 10 outings he is batting .350 with three doubles, a home run, three walks and five RBI.

    Rangers Stats & Trends

    Rangers Batting

    • The Rangers’ 159 home runs rank eighth in Major League Baseball.
    • The Rangers’ .243 batting average ranks 15th in the league this season.
    • The Rangers have an on-base percentage of .306 this season, which ranks 24th in the league.
    • The Rangers rank 20th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.8 whiffs per contest.
    • In 63 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 77 homers, an average of 1.2 per contest.
    • In 63 road games this season, they’re slugging .404 with 184 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 8.6 base hits per game and batting .247 on the road this season.

    Rangers Key Batters

    • Corey Seager is hitting .255 with 17 doubles, a triple, 29 home runs and 51 walks.
    • Including all qualifying players in MLB, Seager’s batting average places him 80th, his on-base percentage ranks 72nd, and he is 26th in slugging.
    • Marcus Semien is batting .239 with 21 doubles, four triples, 20 home runs and 45 walks.
    • Semien’s batting average ranks 110th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage is 120th, and he is 83rd in slugging.
    • Nate Lowe has an on-base percentage of .352, a slugging percentage of .498, and has 142 hits, all club-bests for the Rangers.
    • Adolis Garcia is hitting .256 with 25 doubles, four triples, 21 home runs and 31 walks.

    Red Sox vs. Rangers Probable Pitchers

    Hill Otto
    19 GS 20
    6-5 W-L 6-8
    4.32 ERA 4.79
    89.2 IP 99.2
    25 BB 54
    74 SO 74

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