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    Jose Altuve leads the Houston Astros (75-58) into a contest with the Boston Red Sox (69-63) a game after he hit for the cycle in a 13-5 win over the Red Sox. The Red Sox are favored on the moneyline (-120) against the Astros (+101) in this outing, which starts at 7:10 PM ET on Tuesday. Brayan Bello takes the mound first for Boston, and J.P. France is Houston’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Red Sox vs. Astros

    • Game Day: Tuesday, August 29, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
    • Stadium: Fenway Park
    Red Sox vs Astros Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Red Sox -120 10.5

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

    • TV Channel: NESN

    Red Sox Stats & Trends

    Red Sox Batting

    • The Red Sox rank 14th in MLB play with 158 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
    • Boston has the third-best batting average in MLB (.265).
    • The Red Sox are fourth in baseball with an on-base percentage of .332.
    • Boston strikes out 8.1 times per game, the ninth-best average in MLB.
    • The Red Sox average 1.2 homers per home game this season (78 total at home).
    • Boston has a .467 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.7 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the club averages 9.8 hits per game and is batting .285.

    Red Sox Key Batters

    • Rafael Devers has 127 hits, which ranks first among Boston hitters this season, while batting .267 with 57 extra-base hits. He has an on-base percentage of .343 and a slugging percentage of .509.
    • Among qualified hitters in MLB, his batting average ranks 53rd, his on-base percentage ranks 40th, and he is 15th in slugging.
    • Justin Turner leads Boston in OBP (.361) this season, fueled by 132 hits. He’s batting .290 while slugging .495.
    • He is 13th in batting average, 24th in on-base percentage and 23rd in slugging in the majors.
    • Turner takes a three-game streak with at least one hit into this one. In his last five games he is hitting .353 with a double, two home runs, a walk and four RBI.
    • Masataka Yoshida leads Boston in slugging percentage (.460) powered by 44 extra-base hits.
    • Alex Verdugo has been key for Boston with 128 hits, an OBP of .341 plus a slugging percentage of .442.

    Astros Stats & Trends

    Astros Batting

    • The Astros have hit 175 homers this season, which ranks ninth in the league.
    • Houston has a team batting average of .257 this season, which ranks eighth among MLB teams.
    • The Astros have an on-base percentage of .330 this season, which ranks sixth in the league.
    • Houston ranks fifth in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.8 Ks per contest.
    • They have averaged 1.5 home runs per game in their 67 road contests this season.
    • In 67 road games this season, it is slugging .441 with 222 hits going for extra bases.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .261 with 9.2 base hits per contest.

    Astros Key Batters

    • Kyle Tucker has racked up an on-base percentage of .374, a slugging percentage of .521, and has 139 hits, all club-highs for the Astros (while batting .293).
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the majors, he is 12th in batting average, 12th in on-base percentage and ninth in slugging percentage.
    • Tucker brings a three-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .300 with a double, a home run, four walks and two RBI.
    • Alex Bregman is batting .261 with 22 doubles, three triples, 21 home runs and 76 walks. He’s slugging .440 with an on-base percentage of .363.
    • He is 68th in batting average, 22nd in on-base percentage and 67th in slugging percentage in the big leagues.
    • Yordan Alvarez has 15 doubles, a triple, 22 home runs and 49 walks while hitting .285.
    • Jeremy Pena is batting .262 with 25 doubles, two triples, 10 home runs and 36 walks.

    Red Sox vs. Astros Probable Pitchers

    Brayan Bello (BOS) Pitcher J.P. France (HOU)
    10 – 7 W/L 9 – 5
    126.1 IP 110.1
    3.56 ERA 3.51
    1.282 WHIP 1.305
    7.4 K/9 6.8
    2.4 BB/9 2.7

    Red Sox vs. Astros Injury Updates

    • Red Sox: Jarren Duran: 10 Day IL (Toe), Pablo Reyes: 10 Day IL (Elbow), Brennan Bernardino: 15 Day IL (Covid-19), Joely Rodriguez: 15 Day IL (Hip), Corey Kluber: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Kaleb Ort: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Zack Kelly: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Wyatt Mills: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Adalberto Mondesi: 60 Day IL (Knee), Kenley Jansen: day-to-day (Hamstring)
    • Astros: Grae Kessinger: 10 Day IL (Health and safety protocols), Luis Garcia: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Red Sox and Astros (Last 10 Games)


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