Boston Red Sox vs San Francisco Giants 7/29/2023 – The field is set for an exciting clash as the San Francisco Giants (56-48) take on the Boston Red Sox (56-47) in Game 2 of their series on Saturday night at Oracle Park in San Francisco, California. The Red Sox claimed victory in the first game of the series with a tight 3-2 scoreline on Friday night. Both teams are hungry for success, with the Red Sox riding high on a five-game winning streak, while the Giants are looking to bounce back from a rough week and a half. The online baseball betting predictions are up and running for this exciting game.
Boston Red Sox vs San Francisco Giants 7/29/2023
|When:||Saturday, July 29, 7:15 PM EDT|
Picking up where we left off.
— Red Sox (@RedSox) July 29, 2023
Boston Red Sox
The Boston Red Sox have been in excellent form lately, showcasing their prowess on the field with a remarkable five-game winning streak. The team swept a mini-series against the Braves in their last encounter, arriving at the Giants’ doorstep with a wave of momentum. In their last four games, the Red Sox pitching staff has been solid, allowing only seven runs. With a 4.26 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, and a .251 opponent batting average, the Boston pitchers have been putting up strong numbers. On the offensive front, the Red Sox have been equally impressive, scoring 519 runs with a .266 batting average and a .333 on-base percentage.
Masataka Yoshida has been a standout performer, boasting a .313 batting average, 12 home runs, and 53 RBIs for the team. The Red Sox’s projected starting pitcher for this matchup is James Paxton, who boasts an impressive record of 6-2 with a 3.46 ERA and a 1.00 WHIP over 65.0 innings pitched this season.
Players to watch: Justin Turner DH (GP 98, AB 374, R 65, H 108, 2B 24, 3B 0, HR 16, RBI 66, TB 180, BB 38, SO 67, SB 4, AVG 0.289, OBP 0.359, SLG 0.481, OPS 0.841, WAR 2, Rafael Devers 3B (GP 96, AB 371, R 57, H 99, 2B 22, 3B 0, HR 25, RBI 76, TB 196, BB 34, SO 82, SB 2, AVG 0.267, OBP 0.334, SLG 0.528, OPS 0.862, WAR 2.1
San Francisco Giants
On the other side, the San Francisco Giants have encountered some challenges in their recent games, losing seven out of their last nine matches. However, they did manage to secure a series sweep against the Oakland Athletics before falling in the first game against the Red Sox. Before the Oakland series, the Giants suffered losses against Detroit and the Nationals. With a 3.96 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, and a .252 opponent batting average, the Giants’ pitching staff has held its ground. Their offense has scored 469 runs with a .241 batting average and a .317 on-base percentage. J.D. Davis has been a key contributor with a .259 batting average, 13 home runs, and 51 RBIs for the Giants. For this matchup, the Giants will rely on Anthony DeSclafani, who has a 4-8 record, a 4.88 ERA, and a 1.25 WHIP over 99.2 innings pitched this season.
Players to watch: J.D. Davis 3B (GP 95, AB 317, R 41, H 82, 2B 14, 3B 1, HR 13, RBI 51, TB 137, BB 38, SO 104, SB 1, AVG 0.259, OBP 0.341, SLG 0.432, OPS 0.773, WAR 1, Michael Conforto RF (GP 87, AB 296, R 43, H 70, 2B 9, 3B 0, HR 13, RBI 51, TB 118, BB 36, SO 81, SB 4, AVG 0.236, OBP 0.326, SLG 0.399, OPS 0.725, WAR 0.3
Boston Red Sox vs San Francisco Giants Betting Numbers
Boston Red Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston’s last 6 games.
Boston are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
Red Sox is 12-5 SU in their last 17 games against San Francisco.
Boston is 7-3 SU in their last 10 games on the road.
Boston is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against San Francisco.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston’s last 11 games against an opponent in the National League West Division.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston’s last 5 games played on a Saturday.
San Francisco Giants
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco’s last 5 games.
San Francisco is 2-7 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco’s last 5 games against Boston.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of San Francisco’s last 8 games at home.
San Francisco is 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Boston.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco’s last 6 games against an opponent in the American League.
San Francisco is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the American League East Division.
Boston Red Sox vs San Francisco Giants Betting Picks
Considering the current form and performance of both teams, the Boston Red Sox enter this match as strong contenders. They are only a couple of games away from securing a wild card spot. Despite the recent struggles of the Giants, they are still tied for the last wild card spot in the NL. James Paxton’s impressive record, with only two earned runs or fewer in four of his last five starts, gives the Red Sox an edge. On the other hand, Anthony DeSclafani’s recent performances have been somewhat inconsistent, with earned runs ranging from 2 to 4 in his last five starts. Based on the data and recent form, the Red Sox are likely to continue their impressive run and secure a road win against the Giants.
The San Francisco Giants vs. Boston Red Sox clash promises to be a thrilling encounter, with both teams looking to prove their mettle on the field. Baseball enthusiasts are in for a treat as the two powerhouses battle it out in a bid to claim victory. The high-stakes match is sure to keep fans on the edge of their seats until the final inning. The best baseball betting odds are in favor of the Red Sox to secure a victory in this game with a decent score.
Score Prediction: Red Sox 4, Giants 1.