Red Sox vs. Astros Player Props | Alex Verdugo | Monday


By Claudio Fortuna | August 1, 2022 3:14 PM

The Boston Red Sox visit the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park, taking the field at 8:10pm ET on Monday August 1st. The Boston Red Sox are 1-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 7.5 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 Boston Red Sox player Alex Verdugo as the Red Sox face the Houston Astros in Major League Baseball action.

The Astros and Red Sox have met three times this season, with the Astros winning once and the Red Sox winning twice. Their most recent matchup on May 18, 2022 ended 5-1 with the Boston Red Sox taking the win.

Alex Verdugo Season Stats

  • Games Played: 96 | Home Runs: 6 | RBI: 52 | Runs: 39 | Batting Average: .269 | OBP: .308 | SLG: .376 | OPS: .684.
  • Verdugo’s Hits line for tonight’s matchup vs. Houston Astros is set at 0.5 which is 0.55 less than than his season average of 1.05.
  • Verdugo’s Runs Scored line for tonight’s matchup vs. Houston Astros is set at 0.5 which is 0.09 more than than his season average of 0.41.
  • Verdugo’s RBIs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Houston Astros is set at 0.5 which is 0.04 less than than his season average of 0.54.
  • Verdugo’s Home Runs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Houston Astros is set at 0.5 which is 0.44 more than than his season average of 0.06.

Alex Verdugo Stats vs. Houston

AB HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
13 0 1 0 .154 .154 .154 .308

Alex Verdugo Notable Teammates

Name GP HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
Alex Verdugo 96 6 52 39 .269 .308 .376 .684
Franchy Cordero 71 4 24 31 .223 .303 .370 .673
Xander Bogaerts 99 8 45 57 .316 .392 .459 .851
Christian Vázquez 84 8 42 33 .282 .327 .432 .759
Jarren Duran 36 1 7 19 .237 .289 .374 .663
Christian Arroyo 44 4 13 16 .254 .313 .410 .723

The The Houston Astros are 4-1 in their last five games, while the Boston Red Sox are heading into this matchup with a record of 1-4 in their last five contests.

The Red Sox’s 51-52 record in 2022 puts them in 5th place in the AL East with a 12-29 division record and 10th place in the American League with a 45-45 league record.

The Houston Astros are 67-36, sitting in 1st place in the AL West with a 35-20 division record and 2nd place in the American League with a 59-32 league record.

Houston Astros Stat Rankings

STAT Rank
Team ERA 3.04 29
Team Batting Avg .240 20
HR 146 3
RBI 446 10
R 461 12
OBP .318 10
SLG .425 5
OPS .743 5

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