Boston Red Sox vs Cleveland Guardians Betting Odds & Game Analysis | July 28


By Claudio Fortuna | July 28, 2022 12:14 PM

The Cleveland Guardians visit the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, taking the field at 7:10pm ET on Thursday July 28th, 7:10pm ET. The Boston Red Sox are 1.5-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 9 runs.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the Major League Baseball game between the Cleveland Guardians and Boston Red Sox.

Boston and Cleveland Betting Info

  • Six of the Red Sox’s last seven night games against American League opponents have gone OVER the total runs line.
  • The Guardians have lost each of their last eight games as road favorites against AL East opponents following a road win.

Cleveland Guardians Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .253
Team OBP .316
AVG Runs Scored 4.4
Team ERA 3.90
Team WHIP 1.24
Starters ERA 4.09
Starters WHIP 1.26

Key Players for Cleveland

  • Triston McKenzie: 3.11 ERA, 8.42 K/9, 0.98 WHIP
  • Emmanuel Clase: 1.31 ERA, 9.36 K/9, 0.70 WHIP
  • Kirkland McCarty: 6.75 ERA, 6.75 K/9, 1.63 WHIP
  • Joshua-Douglas Naylor: .279 Batting Avg, .330 OBP, .506 SLG, .836 OPS, 32 Runs
  • Andrés Giménez: .300 Batting Avg, .362 OBP, .484 SLG, .846 OPS, 36 Runs
  • Nolan Jones: .306 Batting Avg, .404 OBP, .531 SLG, .935 OPS, 10 Runs
  • German Rosario: .296 Batting Avg, .332 OBP, .410 SLG, .742 OPS, 55 Runs
  • Austin Hedges: .175 Batting Avg, .234 OBP, .282 SLG, .516 OPS, 16 Runs
  • Steven Kwan: .294 Batting Avg, .368 OBP, .381 SLG, .749 OPS, 46 Runs
  • Franmil Reyes: .220 Batting Avg, .262 OBP, .366 SLG, .628 OPS, 23 Runs
  • Myles Straw: .219 Batting Avg, .305 OBP, .281 SLG, .586 OPS, 53 Runs
  • José Ramírez: .285 Batting Avg, .362 OBP, .559 SLG, .921 OPS, 55 Runs

Boston Red Sox Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .255
Team OBP .316
AVG Runs Scored 4.6
Team ERA 4.32
Team WHIP 1.31
Starters ERA 4.38
Starters WHIP 1.31

Key Players for Boston

  • Tanner Houck: 3.30 ERA, 8.63 K/9, 1.24 WHIP
  • Brayan Bello: 10.50 ERA, 6.75 K/9, 2.50 WHIP
  • Kaleb Ort: 12.27 ERA, 9.82 K/9, 2.45 WHIP
  • Franchy Cordero: .220 Batting Avg, .299 OBP, .361 SLG, .660 OPS, 30 Runs
  • Julio Martinez: .295 Batting Avg, .363 OBP, .471 SLG, .834 OPS, 51 Runs
  • Xander Bogaerts: .317 Batting Avg, .389 OBP, .454 SLG, .843 OPS, 55 Runs
  • Jeter Downs: .139 Batting Avg, .158 OBP, .250 SLG, .408 OPS, 4 Runs
  • Christian Vázquez: .281 Batting Avg, .326 OBP, .432 SLG, .758 OPS, 30 Runs
  • Alex Verdugo: .265 Batting Avg, .306 OBP, .370 SLG, .676 OPS, 38 Runs
  • Jackie Bradley Jr.: .211 Batting Avg, .259 OBP, .318 SLG, .577 OPS, 19 Runs
  • Jarren Duran: .244 Batting Avg, .294 OBP, .394 SLG, .688 OPS, 17 Runs

In the last 5 matchups between the Red Sox and Guardians, the Red Sox won three times and the Guardians won twice. Their most recent matchup on July 27, 2022 ended 7-6 with the Cleveland Guardians taking the win.

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