Tigers vs. Red Sox MLB Preview: Odds, Lineups, Stats, & Weather (5/30/24)

Written By Editorial Team on May 30, 2024 - Last Updated on June 4, 2024
fact-check-icon Fact checked by
Tigers vs. Red Sox

The Detroit Tigers are scheduled to play against the Boston Red Sox on May 30, at 7:10 PM, at Fenway Park, Boston. The game will be broadcast on NESN. The weather forecast predicts light rain with a high of 55°F. The Detroit Tigers come in with a money line of +101, while the Boston Red Sox are at -120.

Tigers vs. Red Sox pregame odds

In the upcoming MLB game at Fenway Park, Boston, the Red Sox are slightly favored over the Detroit Tigers according to various Massachusetts sportsbooks. The moneyline and run line odds offer expectations of a close matchup. With over/under values ranging from 7.5 to 8.0, MLB odds expect some runs but not too many with these two arms on the hill.

  • DraftKings: Red Sox -122, Tigers +102, over/under 7.5
  • FanDuel: Red Sox -116, Tigers -102, over/under 7.5
  • Caesars: Red Sox -120, Tigers +100, over/under 8.0
  • BetMGM: Red Sox -120, Tigers +100, over/under 7.5

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Red Sox and Orioles.

Tigers vs. Red Sox projected starting lineups

Tigers starting lineup

  1. LF Riley Greene (L)
  2. DH Mark Canha (R)
  3. CF Wenceel Pérez (S)
  4. 3B Matt Vierling (R)
  5. RF Akil Baddoo (L)
  6. 2B Colt Keith (L)
  7. 1B Spencer Torkelson (R)
  8. SS Javier Báez (R)
  9. C Carson Kelly (R)

Red Sox starting lineup

  1. LF Jarren Duran (L)
  2. RF Wilyer Abreu (L)
  3. C Connor Wong (R)
  4. 3B Rafael Devers (L)
  5. 1B Dominic Smith (L)
  6. DH Garrett Cooper (R)
  7. SS David Hamilton (L)
  8. 2B Vaughn Grissom (R)
  9. CF Ceddanne Rafaela (R)

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Tigers vs. Red Sox probable starters

(DET) Jack Flaherty (R)1-43.841.0833.33.6
(BOS) Nick Pivetta (R)2-34.201.0727.74.1

Tigers vs. Red Sox injuries

  • Detroit Tigers: Shelby Miller (RP) out with forearm ulnar nerve inflammation. Kerry Carpenter (RF) out with lumbar spine inflammation. Sawyer Gipson-Long (SP) out for the season with elbow surgery.
  • Boston Red Sox: Liam Hendriks (RP) out until late July with elbow recovery. Trevor Story (SS) out for the season with a torn labrum. Tyler O’Neill (LF) on the 10-day injured list with knee inflammation. Lucas Giolito (SP) out for the season with a partially torn UCL. Bryan Mata (SP) out with right lat soreness.

Detroit Tigers Current Season Standings and Stats

As the MLB season progresses, the Detroit Tigers show a nearly balanced record with 27-28. Their recent performance includes a split in a doubleheader against the Pittsburgh Pirates, yesterday. The Tigers’ season stats highlight challenges and strengths:

  • Runs per game: 4.3
  • Batting Average: .235
  • Home Runs: 48
  • Stolen Bases: 22
  • Earned Run Average: 3.85
  • Pitching Strikeouts: 465

Boston Red Sox Current Season Standings and Stats

The Boston Red Sox, gearing up for their faceoff at Fenway Park against the Detroit Tigers, hold a 28-28 record. Their recent games against the Baltimore Orioles ended with a split, reflecting the up and down nature of this squad. The Red Sox’s season achievements are notable in several areas:

  • Runs per game: 4.4
  • Batting Average: .243
  • Home Runs: 58
  • Stolen Bases: 46
  • Earned Run Average: 3.29
  • Pitching Strikeouts: 481

Player Stats for Tigers vs. Red Sox

Matt Vierling’s recent performance, including two homers in a doubleheader, highlights the Detroit Tigers’ potential impact players against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. For the Red Sox, Rafael Devers leads with a .284 batting average, while Tyler O’Neill’s absence due to injury introduces Enmanuel Valdez back into the lineup. Tarik Skubal’s pitching, with a 7-1 record and a 2.01 ERA, is crucial for the Tigers.

Tigers Leaders Ahead of Tonight’s Game

The Tigers show a balanced attack with Riley Greene leading in home runs (9) and runs (35). Mark Canha’s .247 batting average tops the team, highlighting potential for improvement against Boston.

  • AVG Leader: Mark Canha .247
  • HR Leader: Riley Greene 9
  • RBI Leader: Kerry Carpenter 29
  • Runs Leader: Riley Greene 35
  • SB Leader: Javier Báez 6

Red Sox Leaders Ahead of Tonight’s Game

The Red Sox lineup sees Rafael Devers leading with a .284 batting average. With Tyler O’Neill out, the team looks to Jarren Duran and Ceddanne Rafaela to continue their momentum in runs and RBIs respectively.

  • AVG Leader: Rafael Devers .284
  • HR Leader: Tyler O’Neill 11
  • RBI Leader: Ceddanne Rafaela 28
  • Runs Leader: Jarren Duran 32
  • SB Leader: Jarren Duran 11
Editorial Team Avatar
Written by
Editorial Team

The PlayMA Editorial Team provides everything you need to know about sports betting, casinos, lottery, and all other legal gambling in Massachusetts. The content writing process for the PlayMA Editorial team includes using an AI application but is edited and fact-checked by real-life humans. No piece of content is published before human eyes take a fine-tooth comb to ensure its accuracy, reliability and trustworthiness.

View all posts by Editorial Team
Privacy Policy