Sportsbook > MLB > Boston Red Sox vs Philadelphia Phillies 05/22/2021 Picks, Predictions and Previews
Boston Red Sox vs Philadelphia Phillies 05/22/2021 Picks, Predictions and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Boston Red Sox vs Philadelphia Phillies 05/22/2021 – Two thriving MLB teams are all set to continue their three-game series from Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Boston Red Sox remains on the road and looks forward to continuing their success as they take on the Phillies in their second game. The Red Sox is sitting at the top spot in the AL East Division and is ahead of the Bay Rays. Philadelphia Phillies are holding the second spot in the NL East Division play. Both teams have been a threat to their opponents and they seem to be a favorite to reach the postseason. The mlb betting odds are up and running as these teams battle to increase their overall record.
Boston Red Sox vs Philadelphia Phillies 05/22/2021
Boston Red Sox
Boston Red Sox did well to get past most of their opponents as they hold a 28-18 record on the season. The Red Sox are just one game ahead of the Tampa Bay Rays in the second. Last night, Boston went deep with their offensive end smashed 11 runs to victory. From the defensive side, they restricted the Phillies to just three runs. Xander Bogaerts continues to lead with a batting clip of .344. When it comes to home runs, J.D. Martinez is the leader with 12 and 37 RBIs. Nathan Eovaldi will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 4-2 record on the season with an ERA of 4.50.
Players to watch: J.D. Martinez LF (GP 43, AB 166, R 35, H 55, 2B 10, 3B 0, HR 12, RBI 37, TB 101, BB 20, SO 41, SB 0, AVG 0.331, OBP 0.404, SLG 0.608, OPS 1.013, WAR 2.2), Xander Bogaerts SS (GP 43, AB 163, R 25, H 56, 2B 13, 3B 0, HR 9, RBI 26, TB 96, BB 14, SO 31, SB 4, AVG 0.344, OBP 0.402, SLG 0.589, OPS 0.991, WAR 2.3)
The Phillies are holding a 22-23 record on the season and are behind the Mets at the top. Philadelphia is one game ahead of the Braves in the third spot. The Phillies dropped their last series against the Marlins and they enter this game riding a three-game losing streak. Bryce Harper is the leader in batting with a clip of .294. When it comes to home runs, Rhys Hoskins has taken the lead with eight and RBIs with 23. Chase Anderson will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Anderson is holding a 2-4 record on the season with an ERA of 6.69.
Players to watch: Rhys Hoskins 1B (GP 44, AB 167, R 26, H 43, 2B 11, 3B 0, HR 8, RBI 23, TB 78, BB 13, SO 52, SB 1, AVG 0.257, OBP 0.319, SLG 0.467, OPS 0.786, WAR 0.5), Alec Bohm 3B (GP 44, AB 165, R 18, H 36, 2B 7, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 23, TB 55, BB 8, SO 49, SB 3, AVG 0.218, OBP 0.249, SLG 0.333, OPS 0.582, WAR -1.3)
Boston Red Sox vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Numbers
Boston Red Sox
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Philadelphia’s last 11 games.
Boston Red Sox vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Picks
The Red Sox has been a powerhouse in scoring with some of the best hitters on the squad. Boston will need to keep winning if they need to retain their position. The best sportsbook for mlb has predicted the Red Sox to win this game.
Score Prediction: Red Sox 4, Phillies 2.