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    The Boston Red Sox (67-68) carry a five-game winning streak into a home contest against the Tampa Bay Rays (74-58) on Monday at 4:10 PM ET. The Rays are favored (-112) to stop the underdog Red Sox’s (-107) streak. Luis Patino starts for Tampa Bay while Boston will counter with Michael Wacha.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rays vs. Red Sox

    • Game Day: Monday, September 5, 2022
    • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
    • Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
    • Stadium: Tropicana Field
    Rays vs Red Sox Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rays -112 7

    Rays Stats & Trends

    Rays Batting

    • The Rays average 0.9 home runs per game to rank 22nd in MLB play with 119 total home runs .
    • The Rays are 16th in the majors with a .241 batting average.
    • The Rays are 18th in the league with a .311 on-base percentage.
    • The Rays strike out 8.7 times per game to rank 20th in the league.
    • The Rays have hit 62 home runs at home this season (0.9 per game).
    • The Rays are averaging 2.8 extra-base hits per game while slugging .386 in home contests.
    • At home this season the team averages 7.7 hits per game and is batting .240.

    Rays Key Batters

    • Yandy Diaz has 122 hits this season and a team-best OBP of .396.
    • Among qualifying batters in baseball, Diaz’s batting average ranks 22nd, his on-base percentage ranks fifth, and he is 73rd in slugging.
    • Diaz has picked up at least one hit in two straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .500 with three doubles, four walks and four RBI.
    • Randy Arozarena has 128 hits to go with a slugging percentage of .448, both of which rank first among Tampa Bay hitters this season.
    • Among qualified hitters, Arozarena’s batting average ranks him 58th, his on-base percentage 67th, and his slugging percentage 46th.
    • Harold Ramirez has collected 102 base hits, an OBP of .366 and a slugging percentage of .441 this season.
    • Isaac Paredes has been key for Tampa Bay with 58 hits, an OBP of .305 plus a slugging percentage of .475.

    Red Sox Stats & Trends

    Red Sox Batting

    • The Red Sox have hit 127 homers this season, which ranks 20th in the league.
    • The Red Sox have a team batting average of .260 this season, which ranks second among MLB teams.
    • The Red Sox have an OBP of .320 this season, which ranks seventh in MLB.
    • The Red Sox rank 18th with an average of 8.5 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 0.8 home runs per game in their 66 road contests this season.
    • In 66 road games this season, they’re slugging .382 with 200 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 8.7 base hits per game and batting .249 on the road this season.

    Red Sox Key Batters

    • Rafael Devers leads the Red Sox with 136 hits.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the big leagues, Devers’ batting average puts him 21st, his on-base percentage is 38th, and he is ninth in slugging.
    • Xander Bogaerts’ .384 on-base percentage and .470 slugging percentage both pace his team.
    • Including all qualified hitters, Bogaerts is fourth in batting average, seventh in on-base percentage and 31st in slugging percentage.
    • Alex Verdugo is hitting .283 with 34 doubles, a triple, eight home runs and 33 walks.
    • Tommy Pham is hitting .248 with 19 doubles, a triple, 15 home runs and 49 walks.

    Rays vs. Red Sox Probable Pitchers

    Patiño Wacha
    0 GS 17
    0-0 W-L 10-1
    ERA 2.56
    0 IP 95.0
    0 BB 26
    0 SO 76
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