Arizona hosts Boston for 2019 home opener

Boston Red Sox (2-7, fifth in the AL East) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (4-4, third in the AL West)

Phoenix; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: David Price (0-1, 6.00 ERA) Diamondbacks: Luke Weaver (0-0, 8.31 ERA)

LINE: Red Sox favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Arizona hosts Boston for the 2019 home opener.

The Diamondbacks went 40-41 on their home field in 2018. Arizona pitchers had a WHIP of 1.25 last year while striking out 8.9 hitters per game.

The Red Sox went 51-30 on the road in 2018. Boston hit .268 as a team with 3.7 extra base hits per game and 208 total home runs last season.