Red Sox Vs Athletics: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – June 15, 2022

Written By Staff on June 15, 2022

The Boston Red Sox (33-29) are looking for continued power from a batter on a hot streak when they square off against the Oakland Athletics (20-42) on Wednesday at 7:10 PM ET at Fenway Park. Rafael Devers is riding a three-game home run streak. Boston’s (-196 to win) Josh Winckowski gets the start against Oakland’s (+166) James Kaprielian.

The betting facts in what follows use the latest odds as of June 15, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET.

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Red Sox vs Athletics Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Winckowski (BOS) Pitcher Kaprielian (OAK)
0 – 1 W/L 0 – 3
3.0 IP 37.2
12.00 ERA 5.73
3.000 WHIP 1.301
12 K/9 6
9 BB/9 3.1

Red Sox Probable Starter Josh Winckowski

  • Winckowski (0-1) pitches for the Red Sox to make his second start of the season.
  • His most recent time out was on Saturday, May 28 against the Baltimore Orioles, when the righty went 3 2/3 innings, surrendering four earned runs while allowing six hits.
  • In one games this season, he has a 12.00 ERA and 12 strikeouts per nine innings, while opponents are hitting .400 against him.
  • He will face an Athletics offense that ranks 28th in the league with 207 runs while batting .211 as a unit. It has a collective .333 slugging percentage (29th in MLB action) and has hit a total of 45 home runs (29th in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 15, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Athletics Probable Starter James Kaprielian

  • The Athletics will hand the ball to Kaprielian (0-3) for his ninth start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up two earned runs and allowed five hits in 5 2/3 innings pitched against the Cleveland Guardians on Thursday.
  • The 28-year-old has pitched in eight games this season with an ERA of 5.73 and 6 strikeouts per nine innings, with an opponent batting average of .248.
  • Kaprielian has not earned a quality start in eight starts this season.
  • The Red Sox rank fifth in MLB with a .255 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks sixth in the league (.413) and 60 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 15, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Red Sox Betting Trends

  • The Red Sox have been favored on the moneyline 34 total times this season. They’ve finished 21-13 in those games.
  • Boston has played in three games as a moneyline favorite with odds of -196 or shorter and won them all.
  • The Red Sox have a 66.2% chance to win this game based on the moneyline’s implied probability.
  • Boston has played in 62 games with a set over/under, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 23 times (23-35-4).
  • The Red Sox have a 34-28-0 record ATS this season.
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Athletics Betting Trends

  • The Athletics have won 17, or 32.7%, of the 52 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • This season, Oakland has won five of its 18 games, or 27.8%, when they’re the underdog by at least +166 on the moneyline.
  • The Athletics have a 37.6% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Oakland and its opponents have hit the over in 29 of their 63 games with a total this season.
  • The Athletics are 28-35-0 against the spread in their 63 chances this season.

Red Sox Players to Watch

  • Devers has 84 hits with a .609 slugging percentage, both team-high figures for the Red Sox. He’s batting .332 with 23 doubles, a triple, 15 home runs and 14 walks.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB, Devers’ batting average ranks fourth, his on-base percentage ranks 27th, and he is seventh in the league in slugging.
  • Xander Bogaerts has 17 doubles, six home runs and 23 walks while batting .327.
  • Among qualifying hitters, Bogaerts’ batting average ranks fifth, his on-base percentage ranks eighth, and he is 25th in the league in slugging.
  • Bogaerts enters this game on a seven-game hitting streak. During his last 10 games he is hitting .351 with four doubles, a home run, three walks and five RBI.
  • J.D. Martinez has put up an on-base percentage of .413, a team-high for the Red Sox. He is batting .345 with 22 doubles, eight home runs and 22 walks.
  • Martinez enters this game on a five-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .263 with two doubles, three home runs, two walks and four RBI.
  • Alex Verdugo is batting .243 with 14 doubles, three home runs and 14 walks.

Red Sox Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Rafael Devers 253 .332 49 15 38 .369 .978
Xander Bogaerts 223 .327 37 6 28 .397 .881
Alex Verdugo 218 .243 25 3 29 .287 .636
Trevor Story 211 .218 32 9 41 .303 .715
J.D. Martínez 203 .345 36 8 27 .413 .984
Jackie Bradley Jr. 171 .222 9 1 20 .273 .606
Bobby Dalbec 161 .199 20 5 16 .272 .607
Christian Vázquez 159 .270 13 2 24 .314 .685
Franchy Cordero 111 .216 20 3 18 .299 .677
Christian Arroyo 91 .187 10 3 10 .227 .546

Athletics Players to Watch

  • Elvis Andrus has been key for Oakland with three home runs, 11 RBI and a batting average of .233 this season.
  • Among all the qualifying batters in MLB, Andrus is 112th in batting average, 120th in on-base percentage, and 125th in slugging percentage.
  • Seth Brown has 38 hits, which is tops among Oakland batters this season. He’s batting .209 with 21 extra-base hits.
  • Brown’s batting average is 144th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage puts him 145th, and he is 71st in slugging.
  • Sean Murphy has collected 41 base hits, an OBP of .283 and a slugging percentage of .382 this season.
  • Tony Kemp has a slash line of .234/.311/.284 this season and a team-best OPS of .595.

Athletics Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Sean Murphy 204 .201 24 7 25 .283 .665
Tony Kemp 201 .234 20 1 10 .311 .595
Elvis Andrus 193 .233 23 3 11 .299 .662
Seth Brown 182 .209 18 8 31 .275 .698
Cristian Pache 173 .162 13 2 12 .208 .433
Chad Pinder 157 .248 14 5 15 .279 .680
Jed Lowrie 134 .209 14 3 16 .280 .586
Christian Bethancourt 123 .268 20 4 15 .308 .755
Ramón Laureano 116 .241 15 2 8 .328 .681
Luis Barrera 66 .227 3 1 7 .297 .630

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