Thursday's game features the Boston Red Sox (31-31) and the Cleveland Guardians (28-33) squaring off at Progressive Field in what is expected to be a competitive matchup, with a projected 4-2 win for the Red Sox according to our computer prediction. First pitch is at 7:10 PM ET on June 8.

The Guardians will look to Aaron Civale (1-1) against the Red Sox and Matt Dermody.

Red Sox vs. Guardians Game Info & Odds

  • When: Thursday, June 8, 2023 at 7:10 PM ET
  • Where: Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio
  • How to Watch on TV: BSGL
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Red Sox vs. Guardians Score Prediction

Our prediction for this game is Red Sox 4, Guardians 3.

Total Prediction for Red Sox vs. Guardians

  • Total Prediction: Under 8.5 runs

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Red Sox Performance Insights

  • In five games as the underdog over the last 10 contests, the Red Sox were upset in every contest.
  • In its previous 10 games with a total, Boston and its opponents have combined to exceed the over/under on four occasions.
  • The Red Sox's ATS record is 1-5-0 over their previous 10 games (six of those games had spread set by bookmakers).
  • The Red Sox have been chosen as underdogs in 34 games this year and have walked away with the win 15 times (44.1%) in those games.
  • This season, Boston has come away with a win nine times in 13 chances when named as an underdog of at least +125 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Red Sox have a 44.4% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Boston scores the fourth-most runs in baseball (313 total, five per game).
  • The Red Sox have pitched to a 4.62 ERA this season, which ranks 24th in baseball.

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Red Sox Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
June 3 Rays L 4-2 Kutter Crawford vs Tyler Glasnow
June 4 Rays L 6-2 Tanner Houck vs Taj Bradley
June 5 Rays L 4-1 Brayan Bello vs Shane McClanahan
June 6 @ Guardians W 5-4 James Paxton vs Shane Bieber
June 7 @ Guardians L 5-2 Kutter Crawford vs Tanner Bibee
June 8 @ Guardians - Matt Dermody vs Aaron Civale
June 9 @ Yankees - Garrett Whitlock vs Gerrit Cole
June 10 @ Yankees - Tanner Houck vs Domingo Germán
June 11 @ Yankees - Brayan Bello vs Clarke Schmidt
June 12 Rockies - James Paxton vs Connor Seabold
June 13 Rockies - Kutter Crawford vs Chase Anderson