Saturday's game features the Boston Red Sox (25-20) and the San Diego Padres (20-25) squaring off at PETCO Park in what should be a close matchup, with a projected 6-4 win for the Red Sox according to our computer prediction. First pitch is at 10:10 PM ET on May 20.

The Padres will give the nod to Joe Musgrove (1-1, 6.63 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 2 on the season, and the Red Sox will turn to Chris Sale (3-2, 5.40 ERA).

Red Sox vs. Padres Game Info & Odds

  • When: Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 10:10 PM ET
  • Where: PETCO Park in San Diego, California
  • How to Watch on TV: MLB Network
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Red Sox vs. Padres Score Prediction

Our pick for this contest is Red Sox 6, Padres 5.

Total Prediction for Red Sox vs. Padres

  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs

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Discover More About This Game

Red Sox Performance Insights

  • The Red Sox have played as the underdog in seven of their past 10 games and have gone 4-3 in those contests.
  • When it comes to the over/under, Boston and its opponents are 6-4-0 in its last 10 games.
  • The past 10 Red Sox games have not had a runline set by bookmakers.
  • The Red Sox have been underdogs in 26 games this season and have come away with the win 14 times (53.8%) in those contests.
  • Boston has a win-loss record of 13-12 when favored by -105 or worse by oddsmakers this year.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Red Sox have a 51.2% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • The offense for Boston is No. 3 in MLB, scoring 5.6 runs per game (254 total runs).
  • Red Sox pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.91 ERA this year, which ranks 26th in MLB.

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Red Sox Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 14 Cardinals L 9-1 Corey Kluber vs Miles Mikolas
May 15 Mariners L 10-1 Tanner Houck vs George Kirby
May 16 Mariners W 9-4 Nick Pivetta vs Luis Castillo
May 17 Mariners W 12-3 Brayan Bello vs Marco Gonzales
May 19 @ Padres W 6-1 James Paxton vs Blake Snell
May 20 @ Padres - Chris Sale vs Joe Musgrove
May 21 @ Padres - Corey Kluber vs Michael Wacha
May 22 @ Angels - Tanner Houck vs Chase Silseth
May 23 @ Angels - Brayan Bello vs Griffin Canning
May 24 @ Angels - James Paxton vs Tyler Anderson
May 26 @ Diamondbacks - Chris Sale vs Brandon Pfaadt