In a game that has the potential for a lot of runs, Archie Bradley (4-7, 4.80 ERA) and the Arizona Diamondbacks (48-67) are in Boston to take on Clay Buchholz (4-9, 5.64 ERA) and the Red Sox (62-52). This is the second of a three-game series at Fenway Park. The Red Sox won the last game 9-4, and Boston leads the series 1-0. Action begins at 7:10 p.m. ET on Saturday, Aug. 13 and can be seen on FSAZ and NESN.

Buchholz pitched 0.2 inning in his last outing, surrendering zero runs in a 9-4 defeat to the Yankees. David Ortiz (.312, 54 Rs, 26 HRs, 90 RBIs, 2 SBs) continued his strong play yesterday, going 3 for 4 with three runs, one home run, and two RBIs. Bradley went 4.2 innings, surrendering three runs, striking out eight and walking three in a 9-3 win over the Brewers in his most recent start. Paul Goldschmidt (.299, 68 Rs, 18 HRs, 74 RBIs, 16 SBs) went 1 for 4 yesterday with one run.

This one isn't expected to be close when Boston, a big -183 favorite, takes on Arizona. According to the oddsmakers, the Over/Under (O/U) is currently 10 runs. The Red Sox have an overall money line of -751 and a record as the favorite of 44-37. Against the NL, they have had a solid season, earning 8-3 and 9-5 records as the favorite and SU, respectively. The Red Sox have no trouble scoring as they lead the AL in offense with 5.4 runs per game. The Red Sox lead the MLB in batting average with a phenomenal team average of .283. Boston is one of the best in the AL in terms of walks, earning an average of 3.4 per game. Boston's pitchers put it all together when National League teams are on the field. Its average runs allowed per game drops to 3.6 against NL teams, compared to its 4.7 season average.

As for their opponent, Arizona is coming in with an overall money line of -1,613 and a disappointing record of 26-42 as the underdog. Arizona has put in a lackluster performance against American League opponents, coming in with a subpar record SU ({}) and as the underdog (2-7). The Diamondbacks are tough outs for opponents, ranking third in the NL with 9.3 hits per road game. The Diamondbacks are an excellent base stealing team with 85 stolen bases, ranking fifth in the MLB. The Diamondbacks allow 5.4 runs per game, but have damaged those numbers in the past 10 games, allowing 7.1 runs per game during that span.

The Red Sox have the edge in the season series, 1-0. The Red Sox have a 48-39 record against right-handed starting pitchers on the year, which is what they'll be facing when Bradley takes the mound. Buchholz (RHP) will be on the hill against the Diamondbacks, who have a 33-51 record against right-handed starting pitchers.

Predictions: SU Winner - BOS, O/U - Over


Arizona recorded at least two errors for the 15th time this season.

The Red Sox are coming into this game after allowing two walks during their last outing. The Diamondbacks have a 19-36 record when opponents give up two walks or less.

When they are outhit, the Diamondbacks are 8-48. The Red Sox have a 7-32 record when opponents outhit them.

Ranking 17th in home runs, Arizona has hit 132 this season. Boston ranks 12th with 142 home runs.

Boston ranks at the top of the league when it comes to hits with 9.94 per game this season. Arizona ranks in the top five at third with 9.16.

Ranking first in on-base plus slugging percentage, Boston has an OPS of .816 this season. Arizona ranks 13th with an OPS of .752.

When the Diamondbacks allow at least one home run, they are 23-56. When the Red Sox allow one or more homers, they have a 36-43 record.