Houston Astros vs Boston Red Sox

ASTROS VS RED SOX

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Today’s matchup is between the Houston Astros (35-26) and the Boston Red Sox (37-25). The Astros have won 8 of their last 10 games & the Red Sox have won 5 of their last 10 games.

The Astros are starting Zack Greinke (RHP), who is 6-2 on the season with a 3.38 ERA, 3.89 FIP, .290 wOBA, K% of 18.4%, BB% of 4.9%, 86.8 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.09 WHIP in 82.2 innings pitched.

The Red Sox are starting Eduardo Rodriguez (LHP), who is 5-4 on the season with a 5.59 ERA, 3.70 FIP, .352 wOBA, K% of 26.1%, BB% of 5.6%, 87.9 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.41 WHIP in 58 innings pitched.

The Astros are 23rd in the Majors in Relieving Pitching (WAR) while the Red Sox are 4th.

On the hitting side, The Astros have a .334 wOBA, .34 OBP, .43 SLG, .77 OPS, 119 wRC+, & 70 HRs. The Red Sox have a .325 wOBA, .316 OBP, .435 SLG, .751 OPS, 104 wRC+, & 74 HRs.

I've done well betting on the Red Sox this season but I'm going to avoid them here as the combination between Greinke and the Astros hitting should make up for their bullpen issues. The safest bet is First 5 Astros.

  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 8 games.
  • Houston are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games.
  • Houston are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against Boston.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston's last 12 games.
  • Boston are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Boston's last 13 games against Houston.

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