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    The Boston Red Sox (3-4) and the Detroit Tigers (2-5) meet on Saturday at 4:10 PM ET. The Red Sox are moneyline favorites (-140) against the underdog Tigers (+120). Tanner Houck takes the mound first for Boston, and Joey Wentz is Detroit’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Red Sox vs. Tigers

    • Game Day: Saturday, April 8, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
    • Location: Detroit, Michigan
    • Stadium: Comerica Park
    Red Sox vs Tigers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Red Sox -140 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Red Sox vs. the Tigers?

    • TV Channel: BSDET

    Red Sox Stats & Trends

    Red Sox Batting

    • The Red Sox rank eighth in MLB action with 10 home runs. They average 1.4 per game.
    • Boston is 13th in the majors with a .256 batting average.
    • The Red Sox’s .332 on-base percentage is 14th in MLB.
    • Boston’s hitters strike out 7.1 times per game, the 10th-lowest average in the majors.

    Red Sox Key Batters

    • Adam Duvall leads Boston with 11 hits and an OBP of .536, plus a team-best slugging percentage of 1.042.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in baseball, Duvall is fourth in batting average, ninth in on-base percentage, and second in slugging.
    • Masataka Yoshida has a double, a home run and three walks while hitting .250.
    • Among qualifiers, Yoshida is 106th in batting average, 95th in on-base percentage and 108th in slugging percentage.
    • Alex Verdugo is batting .333 with a .500 slugging percentage and four RBI this year.
    • Rafael Devers is batting .323 with a .364 OBP and four RBI for Boston this season.

    Tigers Stats & Trends

    Tigers Batting

    • The Tigers rank 22nd in Major League Baseball with five home runs.
    • Detroit has a team batting average of just .201 this season, which ranks 28th among MLB teams.
    • The Tigers have an on-base percentage of .257 this season, which ranks last in the league.
    • Detroit ranks just 28th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 10.0 whiffs per contest.

    Tigers Key Batters

    • Spencer Torkelson is batting .222 with a double, a home run and a walk.
    • Torkelson is 129th in batting average, 166th in on-base percentage and 117th in slugging percentage among all qualifying batters in the majors.
    • Matt Vierling has eight hits with a .385 OBP while slugging .500. Those stats all lead his team.
    • Including all qualifying players, Vierling is 46th in batting average, 62nd in on-base percentage and 67th in slugging percentage.
    • Riley Greene has racked up a slugging percentage of .481, a team-best for the Tigers.
    • Jake Rogers is batting .250 with two home runs.

    Red Sox vs. Tigers Probable Pitchers

    Tanner Houck (BOS) Pitcher Joey Wentz (DET)
    1 – 0 W/L 0 – 1
    5 IP 5.1
    5.40 ERA 5.06
    1.200 WHIP 0.938
    9.0 K/9 5.1
    1.8 BB/9 1.7

    Red Sox vs. Tigers Injury Updates

    • Red Sox: Brayan Bello: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Wyatt Mills: 15 Day IL (Elbow), James Paxton: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Garrett Whitlock: 15 Day IL (Hip), Joely Rodriguez: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Trevor Story: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Adalberto Mondesi: 60 Day IL (Knee)
    • Tigers: Beau Brieske: 15 Day IL (Arm), Michael Lorenzen: 15 Day IL (Groin), Casey Mize: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tarik Skubal: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Freddy Pacheco: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

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