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WeBeatTheSpread has a MLB SGP for 8/24 featuring the Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays. Come find out this Wednesday MLB Same Game Parlay.

Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays Same Game Parlay (+426): Cash In With This Expert's Same Game Parlay

The Red Sox will take the field once again in Fenway Park tonight after a walloping from the Blue Jays last night. The Blue Jays came into Boston and took game one by a score of 9-3, prolonging the Red Sox struggle against AL East opponents. The Red Sox are now 16-33 against the AL East and are 15.5 games out of first place. Tonight, we have a same game parlay full of the best bets for this meeting. Let's break down my prediction, picks, and odds for the contest.

Red Sox vs. Blue Jays Start Time, Where To Watch, And Odds

Date: August 24, 2022

Game Time: 7:10 pm ET

Where to Watch: MLB.TV

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Red Sox vs. Blue Jays Same Game Parlay Breakdown

Leg One: Over 9.5 Runs

The Blue Jays and Red Sox are no stranger to scoring runs. The Blue Jays have the second-best team batting average and are sixth in runs per nine innings. The Red Sox are seventh in team batting average and 12th in runs per nine innings. Both teams have talented lineups that can rattle off runs at any given time.

The Blue Jays especially have found success in Boston, scoring 40 runs in the three-game series in Fenway Park back in July. The over is 5-1 in the last six head-to-head meetings and 3-1 in the previous series in Boston. Maybe if two aces were on the mound, I would be more hesitant to back this over, but that is not the case. Jose Berrios is on the mound for the Blue Jays, and he has a 6.48 road ERA this season. Brayan Bello is on the mound for the Sox, and he has a 8.47 ERA on the season.

These are two guys who get hit hard, especially by high-powered lineups. The Red Sox also have a horrible bullpen, ranking fifth-worst in the MLB with a 4.52 ERA. Tonight's game should have no problem hitting double digits.

Leg Two: Alex Verdugo 1+ Hit

Alex Verdugo has been heating up in August. After a slower July, he is now hitting .324 with a .871 OPS in the month of August. However, he is hitless in his last two games in Fenway Park. How rare is it that he goes a third game in a row without a hit? Well, Verdugo's last time going three games in a row without a hit in Fenway Park was in late 2019. He is in a spot where he has gotten a hit every time it has occurred the past two years, so I expect him to deliver once again in this situation tonight. Verdugo has also had success off of Jose Berrios in the past.

Verdugo is 5-11 off Berrios with a home run and only one strikeout. That is the best average for a Red Sox hitter off Berrios. Given that Verdugo is hitting second in the order tonight, he should get an extra at-bat over most of his teammates. I love Verdugo to deliver at least one hit tonight.

Leg Three: Yes Run First Inning

We've already covered why we love the over, and the YRFI (Yes, Run in the First Inning) goes hand-in-hand with the over. What makes me love this even more? Brayan Bello has started three games this season, and in all three starts, he has given up at least one run in the first inning. One of these starts was against the Blue Jays, and he gave up five runs in the first inning against the Blue Jays last time.

Bello is 0-3 on the NRFI this season, and Jose Berrios is 8-4 on the NRFI on the road. Both lineups have power at the top of the lineup, and the wind is blowing out at Fenway Park tonight. I love the YRFI in this game tonight.

Leg Four: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. O1.5 Bases

Vladimir Guererro Jr. got the series started off excellently last night, going 2-5 with two doubles and recording four bases. Guerrero has been a machine on the bases line lately, hitting two-plus bases in eight of his last eleven games. Guerrero hasn't seen Bello a whole lot, but in his limited action, he is 2-3 with a double off him. He has been lighting up Fenway Park all season, actually.

Guerrero is hitting .462 with a 1.185 OPS in Fenway Park this season with five doubles in 26 at-bats. He has yet to hit a home run in Fenway Park this season, but with the wind blowing out and a shaky pitcher on the mound, I would not be surprised to see him hit his first tonight. Back the youngster to record two or more bases again in this one.

Four-Leg Same Game Parlay (+426) (Bet $100 to win $426)

  • Leg One: Over 9.5 Runs
  • Leg Two: Alex Verdugo 1+ Hit
  • Leg Three: Yes Run First Inning
  • Leg Four: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. O1.5 Bases

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Ben Rajavuori is a handicapper out of Minneapolis, MN. He has been creating sports content for almost four years now and is an expert in all things NFL, MLB, NBA, UFC, and NCAAB. Ben thrives on diving deep into statistics to find the best angle on every bet. You can follow him on Twitter @WeBeatTheSpread.


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