Red Sox vs. Diamondbacks Betting Lines, Odds, & Player Matchups May 26, 2023

Media by Associated Press: Boston Red Sox's Rafael Devers runs on his two-run home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays

The Arizona Diamondbacks (29-21) are looking for Lourdes Gurriel Jr. to extend a 13-game hitting streak when they match up against the Boston Red Sox (26-24) on Friday at 9:40 PM ET at Chase Field. The Red Sox are favored (-148) against the underdog Diamondbacks (+128). Boston’s Chris Sale starts against Arizona’s Brandon Pfaadt.

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Red Sox vs. Diamondbacks betting lines

  • Favorite: Red Sox (-148)
  • Underdog: Diamondbacks (+128)
  • Over/under: 9.5

Red Sox betting info, hitting leaders, & pitching

Red Sox betting info

  • The Red Sox have been favored on the moneyline 19 total times this season. They’ve gone 10-9 in those games.
  • When it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -148 or shorter, Boston has a 1-3 record (winning just 25% of its games).
  • The Red Sox have a 59.7% chance to win this contest based on the moneyline’s implied probability.
  • Boston has played in 50 games with over/under set, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 31 times (31-18-1).
  • The Red Sox have gone 27-23-0 ATS this season.

Red Sox hitting info

  • Masataka Yoshida paces the Red Sox with a team-high batting average of .299.
  • Among batters in MLB play, Yoshida ranks 91st in home runs and 36th in RBI.
  • Rafael Devers has hit 13 home runs with 44 runs batted in. Both lead his team.
  • Devers ranks seventh in homers and third in RBI among MLB hitters this season.
  • Alex Verdugo is hitting .283 with 15 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 18 walks.
  • Justin Turner is batting .263 with nine doubles, five home runs and 24 walks.

Red Sox pitching rankings

  • The Red Sox pitching staff is 17th in MLB with a collective 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • Boston has the 26th-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (4.82).
  • The Red Sox average MLB’s 22nd-ranked WHIP (1.337).
  • Boston’s pitching staff is No. 1 in MLB with 13 combined quality starts.
  • The Red Sox give up the second-most home runs in baseball (72 total, 1.4 per game).
  • Boston lost to the Angels 7-3 in its last game with eight strikeouts while allowing seven hits.

Diamondbacks betting info, hitting leaders, & pitching

Diamondbacks betting info

  • This season, the Diamondbacks have won 17 out of the 29 games, or 58.6%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Arizona has entered 15 games this season as the underdog by +128 or more and is 9-6 in those contests.
  • The Diamondbacks have a 43.9% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Arizona and its opponents have hit the over in 25 of its 50 games with a total this season.
  • The Diamondbacks are 29-21-0 ATS in their 50 games with a spread this season.

Diamondbacks hitting info

  • Gurriel leads Arizona with a .317 batting average. He’s also hit eight homers and has 27 RBI.
  • Gurriel’s home run total ranks 49th in the big leagues, and he is 45th in RBI.
  • Gurriel has hit safely in 13 games in a row. In his last 10 games he is batting .357 with five doubles, three home runs, two walks and eight RBI.
  • Corbin Carroll has 47 hits and an OBP of .385 to go with a slugging percentage of .522 this season.
  • Carroll is 59th in home runs and 160th in RBI among all hitters in the big leagues.
  • Carroll takes a two-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is hitting .368 with three doubles, a home run, four walks and three RBI.
  • Christian Walker leads the club in homers (11) and runs batted in (34) this season.
  • Ketel Marte has 51 hits and an OBP of .341 to go with a slugging percentage of .464 this season.
  • Marte enters this game on a five-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .304 with a triple, a home run, a walk and three RBI.

Diamondbacks pitching rankings

  • The Diamondbacks have an 8.3 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 23rd in the majors.
  • Arizona pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.53 ERA this year, which ranks 22nd in MLB.
  • The Diamondbacks rank 21st in MLB with a combined 1.329 WHIP this season.
  • Arizona’s staff has 16 quality starts this season, which ranks 18th in baseball.
  • The Diamondbacks have allowed the 16th-fewest home runs this season with 59, or 1.2 per game.
  • Last time out, Arizona fell to the Phillies 6-5. Its pitchers compiled eight strikeouts and 11 hits allowed.
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