Blue Jays vs. Red Sox MLB Game Preview (6/24/24): Odds, Lineups, Injuries & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on June 24, 2024
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The Toronto Blue Jays are scheduled to play against the Boston Red Sox on June 24, at 5:10 p.m. The game will take place at Fenway Park, Boston, MA, and will be broadcast on NESN. The Blue Jays enter with a money line of +120, while the Red Sox are at -145. Weather forecast predicts scattered clouds with a high of 81°F.

Blue Jays vs. Red Sox pregame odds for 6/24/24

The Blue Jays and Red Sox face off with the Red Sox favored in the moneyline across DraftKings and FanDuel. The game’s over/under is set at 8.5, indicating expectations for a moderate scoring game. DraftKings and FanDuel both offer a run line of -1.5/+1.5, showing close odds for a competitive matchup, as most Massachusetts sportsbooks are expecting a tight game.

  • DraftKings: Red Sox -142, over/under 8.5
  • FanDuel: Red Sox -141, over/under 8.5
  • Caesars: Red Sox -140, over/under 8.5
  • BetMGM: Red Sox -135, over/under 8.5

Odds are subject to change for Blue Jays vs. Red Sox

Blue Jays vs. Red Sox projected starting lineups for Monday

Blue Jays starting lineup

  1. 2B Spencer Horwitz (L)
  2. C Danny Jansen (R)
  3. 1B Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (R)
  4. LF Daulton Varsho (L)
  5. DH Justin Turner (R)
  6. RF George Springer (R)
  7. 3B Addison Barger (L)
  8. SS Isiah Kiner-Falefa (R)
  9. CF Kevin Kiermaier (L)

Red Sox starting lineup

  1. LF Jarren Duran (L)
  2. 2B Enmanuel Valdez (L)
  3. RF Rob Refsnyder (R)
  4. 3B Rafael Devers (L)
  5. DH Masataka Yoshida (L)
  6. 1B Dominic Smith (L)
  7. C Connor Wong (R)
  8. SS David Hamilton (L)
  9. CF Ceddanne Rafaela (R)

Blue Jays vs. Red Sox probable starters today

(TOR) Chris Bassitt (R)6-63.521.4121.69.1
(BOS) Tanner Houck (R)7-52.140.9723.74.3

Blue Jays vs. Red Sox injuries

Blue Jays: Key injuries include Yimi García (RP) with right elbow ulnar neuritis expected back mid-July, Bo Bichette (SS) with right calf soreness expected late June, and Jordan Romano (RP) with right elbow inflammation expected late June. Orelvis Martinez (SS) is out due to an 80-game suspension for PEDs.

Red Sox: Liam Hendriks (RP) recovering from Tommy John surgery expected back late July. Trevor Story (SS) and Lucas Giolito (SP) are out for the season with a torn labrum and a partially torn UCL, respectively. Bryan Mata (SP) dealing with right lat strain, and Triston Casas (1B) with torn cartilage in his left rib cage expected back early July.

Blue Jays Season Standings and Game Stats

The Toronto Blue Jays are currently 5th in the AL East with a 35-42 record, showcasing a struggle this season. Their batting average stands at .232 with 67 home runs and 39 stolen bases. The team’s ERA is at 4.18, with 605 strikeouts. In their last ten games, the Blue Jays have won 2 and lost 8, entering this match on a 6-game losing streak. Their most recent games against the Guardians ended in a loss, with batting averages of .265 and .138, respectively.

  • Runs per game: 3.8
  • Batting Average: .232
  • Home Runs: 67.0
  • Stolen Bases: 39.0
  • Earned Run Average: 4.18
  • Pitching Strikeouts: 605

Red Sox Season Standings and Game Stats

The Boston Red Sox hold the 3rd position in the AL East with a 42-36 record. They have a stronger season performance with a .254 batting average, 86 home runs, and 78 stolen bases. Their ERA is impressive at 3.46, complemented by 680 strikeouts. Coming into this matchup with a 8-2 record in their last ten games and a 2-game winning streak, they recently achieved victories against the Reds, hitting batting averages of .270 and .265.

  • Runs per game: 4.7
  • Batting Average: .254
  • Home Runs: 86.0
  • Stolen Bases: 78.0
  • Earned Run Average: 3.46
  • Pitching Strikeouts: 680

Player Stats for Blue Jays vs. Red Sox

For the Blue Jays, Spencer Horwitz and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. are players to watch, with Horwitz hitting two homers recently and Guerrero Jr. leading the team with a .279 batting average. On the Red Sox side, Jarren Duran and Tyler O’Neill stand out, with Duran leading in batting average and runs, while O’Neill tops home runs. Recent news highlights include Horwitz’s performance and Orelvis Martinez’s suspension for the Blue Jays, and Rob Refsnyder’s return for the Red Sox.

Blue Jays Leaders Ahead of Tonight’s Game

Key players for the Blue Jays include Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Daulton Varsho, with Varsho leading in home runs, RBIs, and runs. George Springer also contributes significantly with stolen bases.

  • AVG Leader: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. .279
  • HR Leader: Daulton Varsho 11
  • RBI Leader: Daulton Varsho 35
  • Runs Leader: Daulton Varsho 40
  • SB Leader: George Springer 8

Red Sox Leaders Ahead of Tonight’s Game

For the Red Sox, Jarren Duran and Tyler O’Neill are the top performers, with Duran leading in batting average and runs, and O’Neill in home runs. David Hamilton is notable for stolen bases.

  • AVG Leader: Jarren Duran .288
  • HR Leader: Tyler O’Neill 15
  • RBI Leader: Ceddanne Rafaela 41
  • Runs Leader: Jarren Duran 53
  • SB Leader: David Hamilton 21
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