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    The Boston Red Sox kick off the MLB season as home underdogs (+116) against the Tampa Bay Rays (-138) at Fenway Park on Monday. First pitch is at 7:10 PM ET. Tampa Bay’s Tyler Glasnow and Boston’s Rich Hill pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rays vs. Red Sox

    • Game Day: Monday, October 3, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
    • Stadium: Fenway Park
    Rays vs Red Sox Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rays -138 8

    Rays Stats & Trends

    Rays Batting

    • The Rays averaged 1.4 home runs per game to rank sixth in MLB action with 222 total home runs last season.
    • The Rays had the 14th-ranked batting average in the majors (.243).
    • Last season the Rays scored the second-most runs in baseball (857 total, 5.3 per game).
    • The club’s 9.5 strikeouts per game were the third-most in baseball.
    • The Rays hit 123 home runs away from home last season (1.6 per game).
    • The Rays slugged .440 with 3.7 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • The team averaged 8.7 hits per game and batted .245 away from home last season.

    Rays Key Batters

    • Randy Arozarena had an OBP of .356 to go with a slugging percentage of .459 last season.
    • Yandy Diaz slashed .256/.353/.387 and finished with an OPS of .740.
    • David Peralta ended his last campaign with 126 hits, an OBP of .325, plus a slugging percentage of .402.
    • Manuel Margot slashed .254/.313/.382 and finished with an OPS of .695.

    Red Sox Stats & Trends

    Red Sox Batting

    • The Red Sox ranked 10th in Major League Baseball with 219 home runs.
    • The Red Sox’s .261 batting average was among the best in baseball, ranking third in MLB.
    • The Red Sox were among the highest scoring teams in the league, ranking fifth with 829 total runs last season.
    • The Red Sox had the 11th-ranked strikeouts per game rate (8.6) among MLB offenses.
    • In 80 games at home last season, they hit 108 homers, an average of 1.4 per contest.
    • They had a team slugging percentage of .485 in home games last season with 313 extra-base hits.
    • They averaged 9.5 base hits per game and hit .283 as a team at home last season.

    Red Sox Key Batters

    • Rafael Devers accumulated 165 hits with a .538 slugging percentage last season.
    • J.D. Martinez hit .286 with 42 doubles, three triples, 28 home runs and 55 walks.
    • Xander Bogaerts accumulated a .370 on-base percentage last season while batting .295.
    • Alex Verdugo hit .289 with 32 doubles, two triples, 13 home runs and 51 walks.

    Rays vs. Red Sox Probable Pitchers

    Glasnow Hill
    1 GS 25
    0-0 W-L 8-7
    3.00 ERA 4.56
    3.0 IP 118.1
    1 BB 36
    3 SO 103

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