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Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros Predictions, Picks, Odds, and Baseball Betting Preview | August 1 2022

Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros Predictions, Picks, Odds, and Baseball Betting Preview | August 1 2022

The Boston Red Sox and the Boston Red Sox start a three-game series at Minute Maid Park later tonight. Check out our preview below of this Red Sox vs. Red Sox 2022 MLB regular season game.

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Betting Preview for the Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros MLB Regular Season Game on August 1, 2022

Where: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas

When: Monday, August 1, 2022, 8:10 PM ET

Line: Boston Red Sox (+1.5) vs. Houston Astros (-1.5) view all 2022 MLB lines

TV Broadcast: MLBN/ESPN


Betting on the Boston Red Sox (+1.5)

Regular Season Record: 51-52

The Red Sox had the last laugh in a three-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers which ended Sunday. While Boston lost the first two games of that matchup, they punctuated the series with a 7-2 victory Sunday for just their third win in the second half of the 2022 MLB season. Taking the mound for the Red Sox in this upcoming contest will be Nathan Eovaldi, who has a 4-3 record and a 4.43 ERA along with 1.25 WHIP so far this season. Eovaldi hasn’t been sharp of late, having allowed a total of 13 earned runs on 17 hits in just 8.2 innings across his last two appearances. The Red Sox’s offense is slashing .255/.316/.410 this season.

The Red Sox are 19-7 in their last 26 games against teams from the American League West division.

Betting on the Houston Astros (-1.5)

Regular Season Record: 67-36

The Astros are back to their winning ways after taking down the Seattle Mariners Sunday in a 3-2 victory at home. Houston is now 3-1 in its last four games and will be looking to sustain its momentum when it hosts the struggling Red Sox. Taking the mound for the Astros in Game 1 of this series versus Boston will be Luis Garcia, who will enter the game with an 806 record, 3.81 ERA, and 1.08 WHIP. In his last start, Garcia allowed 4 earned runs on 4 hits over 5.2 innings in a 5-3 upset loss at the hands of the Oakland A’s on July 26. The Astros’ offense is slashing .240/.318/.425 this season.

The Astros are 5-1 in their last six games against teams from the American League East division.

Writer’s Prediction

The Astros win, 6-3.

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