Wednesday's contest features the Boston Red Sox (28-26) and the Cincinnati Reds (25-29) squaring off at Fenway Park in what is expected to be a competitive matchup, with a projected 6-5 victory for the Red Sox according to our computer prediction. Game time is at 7:10 PM ET on May 31.

The Red Sox will look to James Paxton (1-1) versus the Reds and Luke Weaver (1-2).

Red Sox vs. Reds Game Info & Odds

  • When: Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at 7:10 PM ET
  • Where: Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts
  • How to Watch on TV: NESN
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Red Sox vs. Reds Score Prediction

Our pick for this game is Red Sox 6, Reds 5.

Total Prediction for Red Sox vs. Reds

  • Total Prediction: Under 10.5 runs

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Discover More About This Game

Red Sox Performance Insights

  • In three games over the last 10 matchups when favored by bookmakers, the Red Sox have a record of 1-2.
  • Boston and its opponents have combined to hit the over two times in its last 10 games with a total.
  • The Red Sox have one win against the spread in their last four chances.
  • The Red Sox have been favorites in 20 games this season and won 11 (55%) of those contests.
  • Boston has played as favorites of -165 or more once this season and lost that game.
  • The Red Sox have a 62.3% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Boston is among the highest-scoring teams in the majors, ranking fourth with 281 total runs this season.
  • The Red Sox's 4.75 team ERA ranks 25th among all MLB pitching staffs.

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Red Sox Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 24 @ Angels L 7-3 James Paxton vs Tyler Anderson
May 26 @ Diamondbacks W 7-2 Chris Sale vs Brandon Pfaadt
May 27 @ Diamondbacks W 2-1 Garrett Whitlock vs Zach Davies
May 28 @ Diamondbacks L 4-2 Tanner Houck vs Merrill Kelly
May 30 Reds L 9-8 Brayan Bello vs Ben Lively
May 31 Reds - James Paxton vs Luke Weaver
June 1 Reds - Chris Sale vs Hunter Greene
June 2 Rays - Garrett Whitlock vs Tyler Glasnow
June 3 Rays - Tanner Houck vs Josh Fleming
June 3 Rays - TBA vs Taj Bradley
June 4 Rays - Brayan Bello vs Taj Bradley