Nelson Cruz Props: Matchup, Trends, Best Odds vs. Red Sox (August 11, 2021)

Written By Staff on August 11, 2021

The Tampa Bay Rays and Nelson Cruz take on Nathan Eovaldi and the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, August 11. The run total is set at 9.5 for this matchup, with the Rays at +100 on the moneyline.

Here’s what to expect from Cruz in this matchup, including his latest player prop odds and insights about his performance.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of August 11, 2021, 2:24 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

NELSON CRUZ BETTING PROPS VS RED SOX

BATTER VS. PITCHER: CRUZ VS. RED SOX

  • Cruz has faced Eovaldi in nine at-bats over his career and has one home run and a .967 OPS against him.
  • Over 175 plate appearances against Red Sox pitchers he has a .283 on-base percentage and a .661 OPS.

Cruz history vs Eovaldi (RHP)

AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS K%
9 .222 0 1 1 .300 .967 10.0%

Cruz history vs Red Sox (since 2015)

AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS K%
156 .205 16 7 18 .283 .661 26.9%

NELSON CRUZ BATTING SPLITS 2021

  • Cruz has an OBP of .336 against righties compared to .391 against lefties. His OPS when hitting against righties this season is .851.
  • He has proven that his bat can travel, as he’s hitting .262 at home this season, but that number jumps to .327 on the road.
AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS K%
vs LHP 119 .336 6 18 .391 .937 16.5%
vs RHP 231 .251 17 42 .336 .851 22.0%
Home 149 .262 22 9 22 .349 .832 15.4%
Away 147 .327 22 10 28 .393 .985 21.4%
Total 296 .294 44 19 50 .370 .907 18.4%

RAYS VS RED SOX BETTING ODDS

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