Red Sox vs. Guardians Player Props | Alex Verdugo | Thursday


By Claudio Fortuna | July 28, 2022 2:22 PM

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

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Today, we are looking at Boston Red Sox player Alex Verdugo as the Red Sox face the Cleveland Guardians in Major League Baseball action.

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.

Alex Verdugo Season Stats

  • Games Played: 92 | Home Runs: 6 | RBI: 50 | Runs: 38 | Batting Average: .265 | OBP: .306 | SLG: .370 | OPS: .676.
  • Verdugo’s Hits line for tonight’s matchup vs. Cleveland Guardians is set at 1.5 which is 0.53 less than than his season average of 1.03.
  • Verdugo’s Runs Scored line for tonight’s matchup vs. Cleveland Guardians 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. Cleveland Guardians 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. Cleveland Guardians is set at 0.5 which is 0.43 more than than his season average of 0.07.

Alex Verdugo Stats vs. Cleveland

AB HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
11 1 4 1 .455 .600 .909 1.509

Alex Verdugo Notable Teammates

Name GP HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
Alex Verdugo 92 6 50 38 .265 .306 .370 .676
Franchy Cordero 68 4 24 30 .220 .299 .361 .660
Xander Bogaerts 95 7 39 55 .317 .389 .454 .843
Christian Vázquez 80 8 40 30 .281 .326 .432 .758
Jarren Duran 33 1 7 17 .244 .294 .394 .688

The The Cleveland Guardians are 2-3 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 49-50 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 44-45 league record.

The Cleveland Guardians are 50-47, sitting in 2nd place in the AL Central with a 25-21 division record and 7th place in the American League with a 42-40 league record.

Cleveland Guardians Stat Rankings

STAT Rank
Team ERA 3.90 18
Team Batting Avg .253 6
HR 77 29
RBI 408 17
R 429 17
OBP .316 13
SLG .389 18
OPS .705 16

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