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Boston Red Sox at Texas Rangers 5/15/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

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Game Texas Rangers vs Boston Red Sox
Date & Time Sunday May 15, 2022, 2:35 PM (EDT)
Location
Globe Life Field Arlington, TX
Latest odds
TEX ; O/U
TV Channel
BSSW

The Boston Red Sox complete a three-game series on the road Sunday against the Texas Rangers. Boston improved to 12-20 following its 7-1 victory over Texas in the opening game of the series on Friday. Nick Pivetta gave up just three hits and one more across seven innings, for his first victory since last August. The Red Sox are last in the American League East, 12 games behind the first-place Yankees.

Xander Bogaerts is batting .347 to lead Boston and the shortstop has team highs in hits with 42 and on-base percentage at .397. Third baseman Rafael Devers is the leader in home runs with five and RBIs with 16. On Sunday, the Boston Red Sox will send Garrett Whitlock to the mound. The right-hander is 1-1 with a 2.19 ERA, 34 Ks and 8 BBs.

With its six-run loss on Friday to Boston, Texas dropped to 13-18. The Rangers have seen little consistency of late alternating between wins and losses in each of their last eight games. The Rangers are struggling at the plate with a team batting average of only .216 which is 28th. Texas is fourth in the American League West, trailing the first place Houston Astros by eight games.

Nathaniel Lowe is batting .246 to lead Texas and the first baseman has a team high 28 hits. Shortstop Corey Seager is the leader in home runs seven and on-base percentage .300, while right fielder Adolis Garcia is the leader in RBIs with 18.  On Sunday, the Texas Rangers will send Martin Perez to the mound. The left-hander is 1-2 with a 2.10 ERA, 26 Ks and 9 BBs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Boston is 3-8 in its last 11 on the road
  • The UNDER has cashed in 9 of the Red Sox last 14 on grass
  • Texas is 7-3 in its last 10
  • The OVER has cashed in 3 of the Rangers last 5 at home

Free MLB Pick:

Texas Rangers

Boston has lost eight of its last 11 on the road and Texas has won seven of its last 10 overall. The Rangers have won four of the last five at home versus Boston. Texas starting pitcher Martin Perez is off to a strong start. The left-hander has allowed a combined five runs on 13 hits across 26 ⅓ innings in the last four starts to lower his ERA to 2.10.  Texas won three of the four games. Final Score Prediction, Texas Rangers win 6-3.

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