Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros 8-24-2023

Boston Red Sox vs. Houston Astros 8/24/2023 Odds, Tips and Predictions

Boston Red Sox (67-60) vs. Houston Astros (72-56)

The Boston Red Sox vs. Houston Astros 8/24/2023 – The Boston Red Sox and the Houston Astros will clash in the finale of an American League inter-division four-game battle at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. Boston improved to 67-60 overall after winning six of the last ten contests played, split its last 64 road outings played following four wins out of six outings played away from home, and placed fourth in the difficult AL East with 11.5 games behind the Baltimore Orioles in the first place.

 

The Red Sox are still safe in their overall standing after accumulating a total of 621 runs scored to date while losing 592 in gaining a +29 runs difference over the course of the campaign. Boston’s Adam Duvall delivered a three-run home run in the tenth frame of action in boosting the offense of the Red Sox to a 7-5 road triumph over the Houston Astros.

 

The Houston Astros will intensify their home defense to win the series on Thursday after losing the third installment of a four-game series facing the Boston Red Sox. Houston recorded an overall standing of 72-56 after losing six of the last ten matches played and fell to a 35-30 home record following the recent home loss to the Red Sox but remained in second place in the AL East with only one game behind the Texas Rangers in the first place. The Astros scored just one run in the extended tenth frame after tying the score to 4-all in the fifth while giving away three runs to the Red Sox, resulting in a two-run loss at 5-7 on Wednesday night. Get free MLB picks today for expert insights.

 

Red Sox vs. Astros Game Info

When: Thursday, August 24, 2023, 2:10 PM ET
Where: Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas
TV: MLBN
Stream: MLB.TV

Brayan Bello (9-7, 3.70 ERA) vs J.P. France (9-4, 2.75 ERA)

The Boston Red Sox management will assign right-hander Brayan Bello to start the finale of an AL inter-division three-game series versus the Houston Astros on Thursday. The twenty-four-year-old righty starter posted a 9-7 record on the season with a nice 3.70 ERA, a strong 1.26 WHlP, and struck out 100 batters while allowing 119 hits, 31 free walks, and 17 home runs through 119.1 innings pitched in his starts this year.

 

The Houston Astros management will counter with twenty-eight-year-old righty J.P. France to take on the pitcher’s rubber to start the closing game of an AL inter-division three-game series on Thursday. The right-handed thrower marked a 9-4 record for the year with a stunning ERA of 2.75, a solid WHlP at 1.21, and has retired 80 batters in his starts with 100 hits, 31 bases on balls, and 12 long balls conceded across 108.0 frames of work this season.

 

MLB Odds/Point Spread: Houston Astros -123, MLB Totals: 9.0

The totals went OVER in 5 of the Houston Astros’ last 5 contests, while the Astros are 2-4 SU in their last 6 matches. Totals went OVER in 5 of Houston’s last 6 home outings played, while the Astros are 2-5 straight up in their last 7 games played on a Thursday. The totals went OVER in 5 of the Houston Astros’ last 6 contests versus an opponent from the American League.

 

Boston Red Sox Betting Trends

The Boston Red Sox are 3-2 in their last 5 contests.
Boston is 3-2 in its last 5 games against the spread.
The Red Sox are 32-32 in their road outings against the spread.
The totals went OVER in 5 of the Boston Red Sox’s last 5 matches.

 

Houston Astros Betting Trends

The Houston Astros are 2-3 in their last 5 matches played.
Houston is 2-3 in its last 5 games against the spread.
The totals went OVER in 5 of the Astros’ last 5 outings.
The totals went OVER in 36 of the Houston Astros’ last 65 home contests.

The Boston Red Sox vs. Houston Astros 8/24/2023 Betting Picks

The Houston Astros are 5-2 SU in their last 7 contests played versus an opponent from the American League East Division, while the totals went OVER in 6 of the last 7 games. The Boston Red Sox are 7-3 straight up in their last 10 outings against a rival from the American League and also went OVER in 6 of the Red Sox’s last 6 matches played.

The Houston Astros will dominate this game at home against the Boston Red Sox, who will be missing Outfielder Jarren Duran, placed on a 10-day injured list due to a left toe sprain. After playing 127 contests, Boston ranked 6th in OPS and 8th in runs scored, while Houston ranked 10th in OPS and 6th in runs scored for the season. Take the home team to win this match and the series on Thursday. Get free expert sports picks today for valuable insights.

Free Pick and Prediction: Boston Red Sox will win 6-3.

 

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