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MATCHUP
Boston Red Sox at Houston Astros
Stats: Overall | Home/Away | Grass | Today's Starters | Bullpens | Starting Staffs
Records: Umpire: Mark Carlson | Last 5 | Last 10 | After Win | After Loss
Teams: Boston Red Sox | Houston Astros
Summary
8:39 PM ET W/L Units H A O/U RL W/L RL Units
Boston 111-56 32.72 58-26 53-30 80-78-9 94-73 18.84
Houston 107-59 2.47 48-35 59-24 72-85-9 87-79 2.37
Live Odds | All Odds
Home Away O/U
Opening line -132 110 8.5 100
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
Starters | Starting Staffs
Overall W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
N/A
Charlie Morton (R)
---
15-3
---
18-12
-.-
167.0
-
130
-.--
1.16
-.--
3.13
-.-
5.1
-.-
3.4
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11-18
Last 3 W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
N/A
Charlie Morton (R)
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1-0
---
2-1
-.-
10.0
-
5
-.--
0.60
-.--
2.70
-.-
5.3
-.-
3.3
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1-1
Bullpens | In-Depth
  Total   Available
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
BOS 342.1 1.20 3.50 342.1 1.20 3.50
Last 3 19.1 1.40 3.72 19.1 1.40 3.72
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
HOU 190.0 0.98 2.18 190.0 0.98 2.18
Last 3 10.2 0.56 0.00 10.2 0.56 0.00
Umpire
  W/L O/U Runs Str % HR P
Mark Carlson 15-15 19-10 10.53 63.3 2.5 303.0
Overall Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
BOS
HOU
111-56
107-59
80-78
72-85
.265
.253
3.76
3.08
  vs R vs L Start Pen
BOS
HOU
.270
.244
.250
.272
3.76
3.15
3.75
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
8-2
8-2
3-7
.274
.232
5.20
2.15
  vs R vs L Start Pen
BOS
HOU
.298
.234
.233
.217
3.86
2.23
6.26
2.04
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
Mitch Moreland 1B Ques Tues - Hamstring - 10/15/18 Moreland is still bothered by a hamstring injury and his status for Tuesday's ALCS Game 3 against the Astros is unclear.
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 Prob Thurs - Illness - 10/15/18 Sale is ailing from a stomach illness but is expected to 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
Jose Altuve 2B Prob Tues - Knee - 10/15/18 Altuve is expected to suit up against the Red Sox in Game 3 of the AL Championship Series despite a lingering knee injury.
Marwin Gonzalez LF Ques Tues - Neck - 10/15/18 Gonzalez is battling a sore neck and back, leaving his status for Game 3 of the AL Championship Series against the Red Sox in question.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Recent Meetings
Date Home/Away H Starter A Starter Line O/U
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
2016 Season
5/15/16 BOS 10 - HOU 9 S. O'Sullivan C. Devenski 111/10.5 O
Boston: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
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
9/26/18 BAL 19-3 -330/9 W/O 1.543 .489 D. Price 5.0 R. Meisinger 0.1
Houston: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
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
9/25/18 @ TOR 4-1 -184/9 W/U .611 .211 J. James 5.0 S. Gaviglio 5.0
Abbreviations Legend