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Major League Baseball
MATCHUP
Boston Red Sox at Houston Astros
Stats: Overall | Home/Away | Grass | Today's Starters | Bullpens | Starting Staffs
Records: Umpire: Joe West | Last 5 | Last 10 | After Win | After Loss
Teams: Boston Red Sox | Houston Astros
Summary
5:09 PM ET W/L Units H A O/U RL W/L RL Units
Boston 112-56 33.92 59-26 53-30 81-78-9 95-73 19.84
Houston 107-60 1.17 48-35 59-25 73-85-9 87-80 1.37
Live Odds | All Odds
Home Away O/U
Opening line OFF OFF OFF
5Dimes OFF OFF OFF
Westgate OFF OFF OFF
Wynn OFF OFF OFF
Boyd OFF OFF OFF
Covers.com OFF OFF OFF
Best home line Best road line Recent line moves
Overall W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Nathan Eovaldi (R)
Dallas Keuchel (L)
7-7
12-11
9-13
20-15
118.0
209.2
110
215
1.10
1.31
3.66
3.73
5.0
4.5
4.4
3.7
10-10
15-17
Last 3 W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Nathan Eovaldi (R)
Dallas Keuchel (L)
2-0
1-0
2-1
3-0
14.0
13.0
10
16
0.71
1.62
1.29
4.15
9.0
7.0
3.7
2.7
2-0
1-2
Bullpens | In-Depth
  Total   Available
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
BOS 345.2 1.20 3.49 345.2 1.20 3.49
Last 3 19.2 1.42 4.12 19.2 1.42 4.12
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
HOU 288.0 1.06 2.34 288.0 1.06 2.34
Last 3 15.0 0.60 0.00 15.0 0.60 0.00
Umpire
  W/L O/U Runs Str % HR P
Joe West 19-12 13-17 8.29 64.3 2.3 288.1
Overall Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
BOS
HOU
112-56
107-60
81-78
73-85
.265
.252
3.77
3.10
  vs R vs L Start Pen
BOS
HOU
.270
.244
.250
.272
3.78
3.16
3.74
2.97
Home/Away Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
BOS
HOU
53-30
48-35
42-40
38-43
.254
.246
3.70
3.30
  vs R vs L Start Pen
BOS
HOU
.258
.240
.244
.263
3.69
3.14
3.73
3.60
Last 10 | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
BOS
HOU
5-5
7-3
8-2
4-6
.246
.232
5.40
2.59
  vs R vs L Start Pen
BOS
HOU
.261
.230
.214
.238
4.12
2.74
6.39
2.39
Series Game Records
BOS O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
35-18
29-24
36-12
11-1
25-13
21-14
19-8
10-1
10-5
8-10
17-4
1-0
HOU O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
34-19
37-16
30-17
6-7
20-14
23-11
23-9
6-1
14-5
14-5
7-8
0-6
Stadium
Minute Maid Park
Wind (MPH) 0-10 10-20 20+
Over/Under 2-1 0-8 0-0
Injuries
Boston Red Sox
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Dustin Pedroia 2B out for season - Knee - 9/7/18 Pedroia has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list after having a cartilage restoration procedure. He will not return this season.
Marco Hernandez SS out for season - Shoulder - 7/10/18 Hernandez has been designated for the 60-day disabled list after he had a second procedure on his surgically-repaired left shoulder. He will miss the remainder of the 2018 season.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Chris Sale SP Ques Thurs - Illness - 10/14/18 Sale is ailing from a stomach illness and it is undetermined if he will make his next scheduled start against the Astros in Game 5 of the AL Championship Series.
Steven Wright RP Out indefinitely - Knee - 10/11/18 Wright is nursing a left knee injury and will not be available for the entire AL Championship Series against the Astros.
Tyler Thornburg RP out for season - Shoulder - 9/26/18 Thornburg is battling a shoulder injury and will miss the remainder of the 2018 season.
Carson Smith RP out for season - Shoulder - 7/2/18 Smith has been moved to the 60-day disabled list due to a right shoulder subluxation. He had surgery to repair the ailment and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
Austin Maddox RP out for season - Shoulder - 9/20/18 Maddox has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list with a right shoulder strain and is expected to miss the remainder of the 2018 season.
Houston Astros
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Recent Meetings
Date Home/Away H Starter A Starter Line O/U
10/14/18 BOS 7 - HOU 5 D. Price G. Cole 120/8 O
10/13/18 BOS 2 - HOU 7 C. Sale J. Verlander -122/7.5 O
9/9/18 BOS 6 - HOU 5 R. Porcello D. Keuchel -115/8.5 O
9/8/18 BOS 3 - HOU 5 E. Rodriguez C. Morton -114/9 U
9/7/18 BOS 3 - HOU 6 D. Price G. Cole 104/8.5 O
6/3/18 HOU 3 - BOS 9 C. Morton R. Porcello -174/7.5 O
6/2/18 HOU 4 - BOS 5 J. Verlander D. Price -200/7.5 O
6/1/18 HOU 7 - BOS 3 G. Cole C. Sale -122/7 O
5/31/18 HOU 4 - BOS 2 L. McCullers Jr. D. Pomeranz -196/8.5 U
2017 Season
10/9/17 BOS 4 - HOU 5 R. Porcello C. Morton 110/10 U
10/8/17 BOS 10 - HOU 3 D. Fister B. Peacock 115/9.5 O
10/6/17 HOU 8 - BOS 2 D. Keuchel D. Pomeranz -174/8.5 O
10/5/17 HOU 8 - BOS 2 J. Verlander C. Sale -134/7 O
10/1/17 BOS 3 - HOU 4 H. Velazquez C. McHugh 115/9 U
9/30/17 BOS 6 - HOU 3 D. Pomeranz L. McCullers Jr. -103/8.5 O
9/29/17 BOS 2 - HOU 3 D. Fister C. Morton 102/10 U
9/28/17 BOS 2 - HOU 12 E. Rodriguez B. Peacock -101/9 O
6/18/17 HOU 5 - BOS 6 J. Musgrove D. Price -120/9 O
6/17/17 HOU 7 - BOS 1 D. Paulino R. Porcello -113/9 U
6/16/17 HOU 1 - BOS 2 M. Fiers D. Pomeranz -125/9 U
Boston: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
10/14/18 HOU 7-5 120/8 W/O .724 .265 D. Price 4.2 G. Cole 6.0
10/13/18 HOU 2-7 -122/7.5 L/O .306 .100 C. Sale 4.0 J. Verlander 6.0
10/9/18 @ NYY 4-3 134/9 W/U .689 .222 R. Porcello 5.0 C. Sabathia 3.0
10/8/18 @ NYY 16-1 149/8.5 W/O 1.081 .400 N. Eovaldi 7.0 L. Severino 3.0
10/6/18 NYY 2-6 106/9 L/U .526 .161 D. Price 1.2 M. Tanaka 5.0
10/5/18 NYY 5-4 -164/7.5 W/O .714 .250 C. Sale 5.1 J. Happ 2.0
9/30/18 NYY 10-2 -130/9 W/O 1.077 .351 R. Porcello 2.0 L. Cessa 0.1
9/29/18 NYY 5-8 -159/9.5 L/O .832 .270 N. Eovaldi 2.0 D. German 1.1
9/28/18 NYY 6-11 133/9.5 L/O .611 .176 B. Johnson 3.0 J. Happ 6.0
9/26/18 BAL 3-10 -340/8 L/O .547 .176 C. Sale 4.2 J. Yacabonis 3.1
Houston: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
10/14/18 @ BOS 5-7 -130/8 L/O .690 .206 G. Cole 6.0 D. Price 4.2
10/13/18 @ BOS 7-2 113/7.5 W/O .819 .167 J. Verlander 6.0 C. Sale 4.0
10/8/18 @ CLE 11-3 115/8.5 W/O 1.050 .317 D. Keuchel 5.0 M. Clevinger 5.0
10/6/18 CLE 3-1 -130/7.5 W/U .780 .281 G. Cole 7.0 C. Carrasco 5.1
10/5/18 CLE 7-2 -155/6.5 W/O 1.257 .375 J. Verlander 5.1 C. Kluber 4.2
9/30/18 @ BAL 0-4 -220/9 L/U .176 .038 C. Morton 3.0 J. Yacabonis 4.0
9/29/18 @ BAL 5-2 -230/8.5 W/U .853 .250 D. Keuchel 3.0 Y. Ramirez 6.0
9/29/18 @ BAL 4-3 -264/8 W/U .806 .278 J. Verlander 6.0 D. Bundy 6.0
9/28/18 @ BAL 2-1 -261/8.5 W/U .552 .167 G. Cole 6.0 D. Hess 7.0
9/26/18 @ TOR 1-3 -107/7.5 L/U .397 .161 C. Devenski 2.0 S. Reid-Foley 3.1
Abbreviations Legend