Washington Nationals Vs Boston Red Sox Betting Preview And Odds – October 1, 2021

Written By Staff on October 1, 2021 - Last Updated on November 7, 2021

Bobby Dalbec is on the brink of his 100th hit of the season for the Boston Red Sox (89-70) as they get set to take on the Washington Nationals (65-94) on Friday. The Red Sox enter the matchup as -195 favorites on the moneyline, and action gets underway from Nationals Park at 7:05 PM ET, live on MASN. Boston’s Eduardo Rodriguez and Washington’s Josh Rogers have been named the starters for this contest.

Betting Odds

Red Sox vs Nationals Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Underdog Moneyline Runline Total
Red Sox -195 Nationals +175 BOS -1.5 9.5

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from Caesars and SportsData.io as of October 1, 2021, 3:00 AM ET.

Nationals Probable Starting Pitcher: Joshua Rogers

  • Rogers makes the start for the Nationals, his sixth of the season. He is 2-1 with a 2.73 ERA and 19 strikeouts over 29 2/3 innings pitched.
  • His most recent appearance came on Sunday against the Reds, when the left-hander threw 4 2/3 innings, surrendering three earned runs while allowing seven hits.
  • Rogers has two quality starts under his belt this year.
  • At home this season Nationals pitchers have allowed an average of 1.5 homers per game.

Nationals Hitting Leaders

Juan Soto

  • Juan Soto leads Washington in batting average (.318), home runs (29) and runs batted in (94) this season.
  • Soto’s .318 AVG ranks second, and his .467 OBP ranks first among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Josh Bell

  • Josh Bell has collected 125 hits this season and has an OBP of .341. He’s slugging .473 on the year.
  • Bell falls outside of the league leaders in home runs and RBI among qualified hitters in the majors.
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    Nationals Team Props

    Have a hunch about what’s going to happen in the game? Will the Nationals get off to a hot start and be leading after five innings, or score the first run? Will your lucky number of eight be the final score? Will the game be close and go to extra innings? Betting on these game prop bets allows you to make those calls and win if you make the right predictions.

    Prop Odds
    Nationals First to Score +170
    Nationals Will Play Extra Innings +800

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