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Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox 5/17/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

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Game Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros
Date & Time Tuesday May 17, 2022, 7:10 PM (EDT)
Location
Fenway Park Boston, MA
Latest odds
HOU -120 ; O/U 9
TV Channel
TBS

The Houston Astros will play the second game of a three-game series on the road at Fenway Park on Tuesday against the Boston Red Sox. Houston improved to 23-12 following its 8-0 shutout victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday. Houston won two of three against Washington in their three-game interleague series. The Astros are tied for first place in the American League West with the Los Angeles Angels.

Shortstop Jeremy Pena is batting .276 to lead Houston while Yordan Alvarez is the leader in home runs with 11 and third baseman Alex Bregman is the leader in RBIs with 22. Right fielder Kyle Tucker is the leader and on-base percentage of .360. On Tuesday, the Houston Astros will send Jose Urquidy to the mound. The right-hander is 2-1 with a 4.40 ERA, 19 Ks and 4 BBs.

Boston dropped to 13-21 following its 7-1 loss to the Texas Rangers on Sunday. However, Boston won two of three in its three game series with the Rangers. The Red Sox have struggled producing runs with just 126 runs scored which is 23rd for an average of 3.71 runs per game. Boston is last in the American League East, 12 games behind first place New York.

Xander Bogaerts is batting .344 to lead Boston and the shortstop has a team high on-base percentage of .393. Third baseman Rafael Devers is leading Boston in home runs six, RBIs with 19 and hits with 46. On Tuesday, the Boston Red Sox will send Nathan Eovaldi to the mound. The right-hander is 1-1 with a 3.15 ERA, 42 Ks and 7 BBs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Houston is 5-1 in its last 6 on the road
  • The UNDER has cashed in 10 of the Astros last 13 on the road
  • Boston is 6-14 in its last 20
  • The UNDER has cashed in 3 of the Red Sox last 4 at home

Free MLB Pick:

Houston Astros -120

Houston has won nine of the last 13 overall against Boston and the Astros have played well on the road of late, winning five of the last six away from home. The Red Sox have struggled at home, losing each of the last five played at Fenway Park. Boston starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi has struggled on the mound and each of the last two starts, allowing a combined six runs on 12 hits in 12 ⅓ innings resulting in losses to the Chicago White Sox and Atlanta Braves. Final Score Prediction, Houston Astros win 7-3.

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