The At-Home Red Sox with Top Predicted Hitter Rafael Devers Forecasted Winner Over the Royals

Tue, Aug 6, 2019 | Emma Botos


Andrew Cashner
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August 6, 2019 -- In a matchup between hitters Mookie Betts and Hunter Dozier, our model estimates the Red Sox have an estimated 75.82% likelihood of defeating the Royals.

On the mound for the Red Sox will be Andrew Cashner paired against Jake Junis. The Red Sox starting hurler is predicted to throw for 22.515 outs, allow 2.037 earned runs, and a 0.026 probability of a complete game. Jake Junis is estimated to have 3.426 earned runs, 20.118 outs, and 6.648 strike outs.

In a hitting matchup, Rafael Devers of the Red Sox will see who has the better stick against the visiting slugger Jorge Soler. Rafael Devers is forecast to bat for 0.329 with 0.824 RBIs and 0.867 runs scored. The Royals's Jorge Soler RF from the plate is forecast to score 0.484 runs, 0.635 RBIs and have a 0.301 OBP.

The Red Sox are the best value for the money line based on the -180 odds and a predicted 75.82% win estimate. With a predicted 56.62% likelihood and +100 odds at 10.5 runs, the under line is the best value.

Posted at Tue, August 6, 2019 13:04:06 UTC