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    The Boston Red Sox (77-84) are favored (-140) as they try to sweep a three-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays (86-75, +119). The series finale begins at 4:10 PM ET on Wednesday. Nick Pivetta starts for Boston while Tampa Bay will counter with Josh Fleming.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Red Sox vs. Rays

    • Game Day: Wednesday, October 5, 2022
    • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
    • TV Channel: NESN
    • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
    • Stadium: Fenway Park
    Red Sox vs Rays Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Red Sox -140 8

    Red Sox Stats & Trends

    Red Sox Batting

    • The Red Sox average one home run per game to rank 20th in MLB play with 153 total home runs .
    • The Red Sox are third in MLB with a .257 batting average.
    • The Red Sox are sixth in the league with a .321 on-base percentage.
    • The Red Sox strike out 8.5 times per game, the No. 15 mark in baseball.
    • The Red Sox average 1.1 homers per home game this season (84 total at home).
    • The Red Sox are averaging 3.5 extra-base hits per game while slugging .441 at home.
    • The club is batting .271 with 737 hits (9.2 per game) at home this season.

    Red Sox Key Batters

    • Rafael Devers has 163 hits, which is tops among Boston hitters this season, while batting .295 with 70 extra-base hits.
    • Among qualifying hitters, Devers ranks 17th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 24th, and he is ninth in slugging.
    • Xander Bogaerts has a slash line of .305/.376/.455 this season and a team-best OPS of .831.
    • Bogaerts’ batting average ranks sixth among qualified players, his on-base percentage 10th, and his slugging percentage 42nd.
    • Alex Verdugo has 166 hits this season and has a slash line of .282/.330/.407.
    • J.D. Martinez has been key for Boston with 144 hits, an OBP of .340 plus a slugging percentage of .436.

    Rays Stats & Trends

    Rays Batting

    • The Rays’ 137 home runs rank 25th in Major League Baseball.
    • The Rays’ .239 batting average ranks 17th in the league this season.
    • The Rays have an OBP of .308 this season, which ranks 20th in MLB.
    • The Rays rank 19th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.6 whiffs per contest.
    • In 80 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 66 homers, an average of 0.8 per contest.
    • In 80 road games this season, they’re slugging .367 with 218 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 80 road games this season, they have a batting average of .237 while averaging 8.2 base hits per contest.

    Rays Key Batters

    • Yandy Diaz has an on-base percentage of .401, a team-high for the Rays.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the majors, Diaz’s batting average puts him 14th, his on-base percentage ranks sixth, and he is 70th in slugging.
    • Randy Arozarena leads his team with 153 hits and has a club-best .445 slugging percentage.
    • Including all qualified hitters, Arozarena’s batting average places him 58th, his on-base percentage ranks 64th, and he is 53rd in slugging.
    • Harold Ramirez is hitting .302 with 24 doubles, six home runs and 19 walks.
    • Isaac Paredes has 16 doubles, 20 home runs and 43 walks while hitting .207.

    Red Sox vs. Rays Probable Pitchers

    Pivetta Fleming
    32 GS 0
    10-12 W-L 0-0
    4.51 ERA
    175.2 IP 0
    70 BB 0
    170 SO 0

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