Friday's contest that pits the Arizona Diamondbacks (29-21) versus the Boston Red Sox (26-24) at Chase Field has a good chance to be a close matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 5-4 in favor of the Diamondbacks. First pitch is at 9:40 PM ET on May 26.

The Red Sox will give the ball to Chris Sale (4-2, 5.01 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 5 on the season, and the Diamondbacks will counter with Brandon Pfaadt (0-1, 7.65 ERA).

Red Sox vs. Diamondbacks Game Info & Odds

  • When: Friday, May 26, 2023 at 9:40 PM ET
  • Where: Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona
  • How to Watch on TV: BSAZ
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Red Sox vs. Diamondbacks Score Prediction

Our pick for this contest is Diamondbacks 5, Red Sox 4.

Total Prediction for Red Sox vs. Diamondbacks

  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs

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Red Sox Performance Insights

  • In three games over the last 10 matchups when favored by bookmakers, the Red Sox have a record of 1-2.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Boston and its opponents have combined to hit the over four times.
  • The Red Sox have not played a game with a spread over their last 10 outings.
  • This season, the Red Sox have been favored 18 times and won 10, or 55.6%, of those games.
  • This season Boston has won five of its nine games, or 55.6%, when favored by at least -130 on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win from the Red Sox, based on the moneyline, is 56.5%.
  • Boston is among the highest-scoring teams in the majors, ranking fifth with 262 total runs this season.
  • The Red Sox's 4.82 team ERA ranks 25th among all MLB pitching staffs.

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Red Sox Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 20 @ Padres W 4-2 Chris Sale vs Joe Musgrove
May 21 @ Padres L 7-0 Corey Kluber vs Michael Wacha
May 22 @ Angels L 2-1 Tanner Houck vs Jaime Barria
May 23 @ Angels L 4-0 Brayan Bello vs Griffin Canning
May 24 @ Angels L 7-3 James Paxton vs Tyler Anderson
May 26 @ Diamondbacks - Chris Sale vs Brandon Pfaadt
May 27 @ Diamondbacks - Garrett Whitlock vs Merrill Kelly
May 28 @ Diamondbacks - Tanner Houck vs Merrill Kelly
May 30 Reds - Brayan Bello vs Ben Lively
May 31 Reds - James Paxton vs Luke Weaver
June 1 Reds - Chris Sale vs Hunter Greene