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    The Baltimore Orioles (88-51) visit the Boston Red Sox (72-68) on Friday at Fenway Park, starting at 7:10 PM ET. The Orioles are favored on the moneyline (-120), while the Red Sox are +100 underdogs, even though they are favored against the spread (1.5) with +164 odds. Kyle Bradish starts for Baltimore while Boston will counter with Tanner Houck.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Orioles vs. Red Sox

    • Game Day: Friday, September 8, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
    • Stadium: Fenway Park
    Orioles vs Red Sox Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Orioles -120 10

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

    • TV Channel: NESN

    Orioles Stats & Trends

    Orioles Batting

    • The Orioles rank 18th in MLB play with 161 total home runs.
    • Baltimore ranks ninth in the majors with a .257 batting average.
    • The Orioles’ .322 on-base percentage is 16th in MLB.
    • Baltimore strikes out 8.3 times per game to rank 10th in baseball.
    • The Orioles average 1.2 home runs per game when playing on the road this season (85 total in road contests).
    • Baltimore has a .425 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.4 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • The club is batting .257 with 646 hits (9.1 per game) on the road this season.

    Orioles Key Batters

    • Adley Rutschman leads Baltimore OPS (.788) this season. He has a .272 batting average, an on-base percentage of .368, and a slugging percentage of .421.
    • Among qualified hitters in baseball, he ranks 41st in batting average, 17th in on-base percentage, and 90th in slugging.
    • Anthony Santander leads Baltimore with 130 hits. He is batting .259 this season and has 62 extra-base hits. He’s also slugging .492 with an on-base percentage of .330.
    • Among qualified hitters, he is 75th in batting average, 72nd in on-base percentage and 24th in slugging percentage.
    • Santander heads into this game looking to extend his five-game hit streak. In his last five games he is batting .333 with two doubles, a home run, two walks and three RBI.
    • Gunnar Henderson has 117 hits this season and has a slash line of .251/.326/.476.
    • Austin Hays has 14 home runs, 58 RBI and a batting average of .285 this season.
    • Hays has hit safely in three straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .444 with two doubles, a home run, a walk and five RBI.

    Red Sox Stats & Trends

    Red Sox Batting

    • The Red Sox have hit 166 homers this season, which ranks 15th in the league.
    • Boston’s .263 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking third in MLB.
    • The Red Sox have an on-base percentage of .329 this season, which ranks eighth in the league.
    • Boston ranks 11th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.2 Ks per contest.
    • They’ve hit 79 homers, an average of 1.1 per game, in 69 home contests this season.
    • Boston has a team slugging percentage of .462 in home games this season with 252 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 9.7 base hits per game and batting .283 as a team at home this season.

    Red Sox Key Batters

    • Rafael Devers has racked up 136 hits, a team-high for the Red Sox. He’s batting .267 and slugging .503 with an on-base percentage of .340.
    • Including all qualifying hitters in the big leagues, he is 60th in batting average, 47th in on-base percentage and 17th in slugging percentage.
    • Justin Turner is hitting .282 with 27 doubles, 22 home runs and 47 walks. He’s slugging .474 with an on-base percentage of .354.
    • Including all qualified hitters, he is 18th in batting average, 31st in on-base percentage and 40th in slugging percentage.
    • Masataka Yoshida has a slugging percentage of .460, a team-high for the Red Sox.
    • Alex Verdugo has 34 doubles, five triples, 13 home runs and 42 walks while batting .276.

    Orioles vs. Red Sox Probable Pitchers

    Kyle Bradish (BAL) Pitcher Tanner Houck (BOS)
    10 – 6 W/L 4 – 8
    139.2 IP 81.2
    3.03 ERA 5.07
    1.110 WHIP 1.310
    8.8 K/9 8.3
    2.5 BB/9 3.2

    Orioles vs. Red Sox Injury Updates

    • Orioles: Felix Bautista: 15 Day IL (Arm), Keegan Akin: 60 Day IL (Back), John Means: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Dillon Tate: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Red Sox: Pablo Reyes: 10 Day IL (Elbow), Joely Rodriguez: 15 Day IL (Hip), Corey Kluber: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Kaleb Ort: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Jarren Duran: 60 Day IL (Toe), Zack Kelly: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Wyatt Mills: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Adalberto Mondesi: 60 Day IL (Knee), Alex Verdugo: day-to-day (Hamstring)

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