Boston Red Sox vs Philadelphia Phillies 5/6/2023 – The Boston Red Sox will be locking horns with the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night at Citizens Bank Park. This will be the second game of a three-game series between these two teams. The Boston Red Sox managed to win the first game and are hoping to build on their winning streak. The Philadelphia Phillies played the Dodgers before coming to this set and lost all the games in that series. The Boston Red Sox is predicted to win in this game as per the expert MLB betting picks.
Boston Red Sox vs Philadelphia Phillies 5/6/2023
|When:||Saturday, May 6, 7:15 PM EDT|
|Where:||Citizens Bank Park Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
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Boston Red Sox
Boston Red Sox had an impressive four-game sweep against the Toronto Blue Jays earlier this week. On Friday, they defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3, after taking an early 3-0 lead. Chris Sale pitched for 6 innings, giving up 3 earned runs, 7 hits, 1 walk, and striking out 10 batters. In Saturday’s game, the Red Sox will have Corey Kluber as their starter. Kluber has a 1-4 record with a 6.44 ERA and 27 strikeouts in 29.1 innings across six starts this season. Kluber has a career record of 114-75 with a 3.37 ERA in 262 games as of now.
Players to watch: Rafael Devers 3B (GP 33, AB 132, R 22, H 32, 2B 8, 3B 0, HR 11, RBI 32, TB 73, BB 9, SO 29, SB 0, AVG 0.242, OBP 0.297, SLG 0.553, OPS 0.85, WAR 1, Justin Turner DH (GP 34, AB 131, R 17, H 36, 2B 7, 3B 0, HR 2, RBI 12, TB 49, BB 15, SO 19, SB 2, AVG 0.275, OBP 0.364, SLG 0.374, OPS 0.738, WAR 0.5
The Philadelphia Phillies suffered a three-game sweep in their previous series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. In Friday’s game against Boston, the Phillies scored all three of their runs in the fourth inning, and starting pitcher Zack Wheeler allowed four earned runs on seven hits in 5.1 innings. Taking the mound for the Phillies in Saturday’s game will be Bailey Falter, who has started six games this season and has yet to record a win, posting a 0-5 record with a 5.01 ERA and 22 strikeouts in 32.1 innings pitched.
Players to watch:Trea Turner SS (GP 33, AB 140, R 19, H 36, 2B 5, 3B 2, HR 3, RBI 8, TB 54, BB 8, SO 37, SB 4, AVG 0.257, OBP 0.297, SLG 0.386, OPS 0.683, WAR 0.3, Bryson Stott 2B (GP 32, AB 136, R 10, H 41, 2B 7, 3B 0, HR 2, RBI 11, TB 54, BB 6, SO 26, SB 3, AVG 0.301, OBP 0.329, SLG 0.397, OPS 0.726, WAR 1.1
Boston Red Sox vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Numbers
Boston Red Sox
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games.
Boston are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Boston’s last 17 games on the road.
Boston are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia.
Boston are 14-5 SU in their last 19 games against an opponent in the National League East Division.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Boston’s last 18 games played in May.
Philadelphia are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games played in May.
Philadelphia are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games at home.
Philadelphia are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Boston.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games against an opponent in the American League.
Boston Red Sox vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Picks
Despite both teams struggling this year, the Red Sox have been playing better recently and are expected to continue their momentum on Saturday. The Boston lineup is expected to perform well enough to secure the victory. Therefore, it is recommended to bet on Boston to win on the road as favored by the baseball betting forum.
Score Prediction: Sox 6, Phillies 2.