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    Ross Stripling looks for his 10th victory of the season when his Toronto Blue Jays (88-69) host the Boston Red Sox (75-82). The Blue Jays are favored in the matchup (-145) against the Red Sox (+123), and the game begins at 3:07 PM ET on Saturday. Toronto’s Stripling and Boston’s Brayan Bello pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Blue Jays vs. Red Sox

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 1, 2022
    • Game Time: 3:07 PM ET
    • Location: Toronto, Ontario
    • Stadium: Rogers Centre
    Blue Jays vs Red Sox Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Blue Jays -145 8.5

    Blue Jays Stats & Trends

    Blue Jays Batting

    • The Blue Jays average 1.2 home runs per game to rank seventh in baseball with 193 total home runs.
    • The Blue Jays have a league-leading .261 batting average.
    • The Blue Jays are third in baseball with an on-base percentage of .326.
    • The Blue Jays strike out 7.6 times per game, the sixth-fewest mark in the league.
    • The Blue Jays average 1.2 homers per game when playing at home this season (97 total in home contests).
    • The Blue Jays have a .426 slugging percentage and are averaging 3.1 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team averages 8.4 hits per game and is batting .256 at home this season.

    Blue Jays Key Batters

    • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has 171 hits, which is best among Toronto hitters this season, while batting .274 with 65 extra-base hits.
    • Among all qualified hitters in MLB, Guerrero is 37th in batting average, 53rd in on-base percentage, and 21st in slugging.
    • Bo Bichette leads Toronto in slugging percentage (.469) thanks to 67 extra-base hits.
    • Bichette’s batting average is 22nd among qualified players, his on-base percentage 58th, and his slugging percentage 32nd.
    • Bichette takes a five-game streak with at least one hit into this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .364 with a walk and two RBI.
    • George Springer is batting .263 with a .473 slugging percentage and 75 RBI this year.
    • Alejandro Kirk has 134 hits this season and a team-best OBP of .377.

    Red Sox Stats & Trends

    Red Sox Batting

    • The Red Sox have hit 151 homers this season, which ranks 20th in the league.
    • The Red Sox’s .258 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking second in MLB.
    • The Red Sox have an OBP of .322 this season, which ranks sixth in MLB.
    • The Red Sox rank 16th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.5 whiffs per contest.
    • They have averaged 0.9 home runs per game in their 79 road contests this season.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .381 in away games this season with 231 extra-base hits.
    • In 79 road games this season, they have a batting average of .245 while averaging 8.4 base hits per contest.

    Red Sox Key Batters

    • Rafael Devers has 158 hits, a team-high for the Red Sox.
    • Including all qualified hitters in the big leagues, Devers ranks 19th in batting average, 27th in on-base percentage and 10th in slugging percentage.
    • Xander Bogaerts’ .378 OBP and .453 slugging percentage both pace his team.
    • Bogaerts is currently sixth in batting average, ninth in on-base percentage and 45th in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters.
    • Alex Verdugo is batting .283 with 39 doubles, a triple, 11 home runs and 41 walks.
    • J.D. Martinez has 43 doubles, a triple, 14 home runs and 51 walks while batting .271.

    Blue Jays vs. Red Sox Probable Pitchers

    Stripling Bello
    23 GS 10
    9-4 W-L 2-7
    3.16 ERA 4.39
    128.1 IP 53.1
    20 BB 25
    108 SO 51
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