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    The Boston Red Sox (66-68) host the Texas Rangers (58-74) at 1:35 PM ET on Sunday in a matchup featuring two of the league’s most consistent hitters. Xander Bogaerts has a batting average of .313 (fifth in the majors) for the favored Red Sox (-125), while Nate Lowe ranks ninth in MLB play hitting .305 this season for the underdog Rangers (+105). Boston has not named a starting pitcher while Texas is expected to start Dane Dunning.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Red Sox vs. Rangers

    • Game Day: Sunday, September 4, 2022
    • Game Time: 1:35 PM ET
    • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
    • Stadium: Fenway Park
    Red Sox vs Rangers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Red Sox -125 9.5

    Red Sox Stats & Trends

    Red Sox Batting

    • The Red Sox average 0.9 home runs per game to rank 19th in MLB action with 126 total home runs .
    • The Red Sox’s .259 batting average is fifth-best in the majors.
    • The Red Sox rank seventh in baseball with an on-base percentage of .319.
    • The Red Sox’s 8.5 strikeouts per game rank 20th in the league.
    • The Red Sox have hit 73 homers at home this season (1.1 per game).
    • The Red Sox are averaging 3.6 extra-base hits per game while slugging .440 in home contests.
    • At home this season the club averages 9.2 hits per game and is batting .269.

    Red Sox Key Batters

    • Rafael Devers has 136 hits, which is tops among Boston hitters this season, while batting .293 with 63 extra-base hits.
    • Devers is 18th in batting average, 34th in on-base percentage, and eighth in slugging among all qualified hitters in MLB.
    • Devers has recorded at least one hit in three games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .333 with four doubles, three walks and seven RBI.
    • Bogaerts has a slash line of .313/.381/.465 this season and a team-best OPS of .846.
    • Bogaerts is fifth in batting average, ninth in on-base percentage and 33rd in slugging in the majors.
    • Bogaerts has picked up at least one hit in seven straight games. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .475 with five doubles, two home runs, four walks and 11 RBI.
    • Alex Verdugo has 139 hits this season and has a slash line of .281/.328/.403.
    • Tommy Pham has been key for Boston with 114 hits, an OBP of .321 plus a slugging percentage of .392.

    Rangers Stats & Trends

    Rangers Batting

    • The Rangers rank eighth in Major League Baseball with 162 home runs.
    • The Rangers rank 15th in MLB with a .244 team batting average.
    • The Rangers have an OBP of .307 this season, which ranks 24th in MLB.
    • The Rangers rank 22nd in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.7 whiffs per contest.
    • They’ve hit 80 homers, an average of 1.2 per game, in 66 road contests this season.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .403 in away games this season with 190 extra-base hits.
    • In 66 road games this season, they have a batting average of .248 while averaging 8.7 base hits per contest.

    Rangers Key Batters

    • Corey Seager has 18 doubles, a triple, 29 home runs and 51 walks while hitting .253.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, Seager’s batting average puts him 77th, his on-base percentage is 77th, and he is 29th in slugging.
    • Marcus Semien is batting .244 with 22 doubles, four triples, 21 home runs and 46 walks.
    • Semien’s batting average ranks 95th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage is 115th, and he is 76th in slugging.
    • Lowe has put up a team-best OBP (.358) and slugging percentage (.506), and paces the Rangers in hits (147).
    • Adolis Garcia is batting .251 with 25 doubles, four triples, 22 home runs and 31 walks.

    Red Sox vs. Rangers Probable Pitchers

    TBD Dunning
    GS 0
    W-L 0-0
    ERA
    IP 0
    BB 0
    SO 0
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