Boston Red Sox vs Texas Rangers 05/13/2022 Baseball Forecast, Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Boston Red Sox vs Texas Rangers 05/13/2022 – On Friday night, the Boston Red Sox will be taking on the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park. This will be the first installment of a three-game series between the two teams. The Boston Red Sox is placed in the fifth position of the AL East, with a current record of 11-20. The Texas Rangers are in the fourth position of the AL West, now ruled by the Astros, with a record of 13-17. The Red Sox will be trying to redeem themselves after their loss against the Braves. The baseball picks and lines expect the Texas Rangers to win in this game.
Boston Red Sox vs Texas Rangers 05/13/2022
Boston Red Sox
The Boston Red Sox faced the Atlanta Braves in their last matchup but lost 5-3. The Boston offense is led by Xander Bogaerts who posted 40 hits so far and is currently battling with an average of .345. The lead home-run getter for the team is Rafael Devers who has scored 5 home runs so far. On the mound against the Texas Rangers, the Boston Red Sox will be posting Nick Pivetta. Pivetta is now 0-4 with a 6.08 ERA.
Players to watch: Rafael Devers 3B (GP 31, AB 128, R 19, H 40, 2B 10, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 15, TB 65, BB 6, SO 22, SB 0, AVG 0.313, OBP 0.343, SLG 0.508, OPS 0.851, WAR 1.2), Xander Bogaerts SS (GP 30, AB 116, R 18, H 40, 2B 8, 3B 0, HR 2, RBI 10, TB 54, BB 9, SO 27, SB 1, AVG 0.345, OBP 0.397, SLG 0.466, OPS 0.862, WAR 0.8).
The Texas Rangers are coming into this series after winning against the Kansas City Royals with a score of 3-1. The Texas offense is led by Nate Lowe who has posted 27 hits so far and is batting with an average of .243 this season. The lead home-run getter of the team is Corey Seager who has scored seven homers in this baseball season. The Texas Rangers are expected to hand over the ball to Dane Dunning. Dunning is 1-1 with a 3.38 ERA.
Players to watch: Marcus Semien 2B (GP 29, AB 115, R 11, H 19, 2B 6, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 8, TB 25, BB 9, SO 25, SB 2, AVG 0.165, OBP 0.228, SLG 0.217, OPS 0.446, WAR -0.1), Corey Seager SS (GP 28, AB 111, R 13, H 27, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 7, RBI 15, TB 49, BB 10, SO 20, SB 0, AVG 0.243, OBP 0.303, SLG 0.441, OPS 0.745, WAR 1.2).
Boston Red Sox vs Texas Rangers Betting Numbers
Boston Red Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Boston’s last 20 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas’ last 7 games.
Boston Red Sox vs Texas Rangers Betting Picks
The Boston Red Sox are bound to have trouble at the mound with Pivetta’s abysmal performance in recent games. The Texas Rangers are going to win this game hands down as per the recent sportsbook predictions.
Score Prediction: Rangers 6, Red Sox 3.