Monday, September 14, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Eduardo Rodriguez (9-5) vs. Kevin Gausman (2-6)
The Boston Red Sox visit Oriole Park on Monday to play the Baltimore Orioles. Eduardo Rodriguez is the probable starter for the Red Sox and he'll face Kevin Gausman of the Orioles. The opening line for this matchup has Boston at +101 and Baltimore at -111. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Red Sox have a 76-59 over/under record and a 67-74 run line mark, meaning they cover 48% of the time. The Orioles have a 62-71 over/under record and a 70-71 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 50% of the time.
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The Red Sox show up with a 67-74 record, including 28-39 on the road. Eduardo Rodriguez has an earned run average of 4.05 and is 9-5 so far on the season while having a 1.27 WHIP. In his starts, the Red Sox are 11-7 over his 104.1 innings pitched this season while giving up 102 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Red Sox are 11-7 in his starts. The team is averaging 5.2 runs when he starts. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.48 and they have given up 459 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the bullpen while being struck out 383 times and walking 158 times this season. As a team, Boston has allowed 9.38 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.51 batters per nine. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.53.
Boston is batting .268 as a team, which is good for 4th in the league and hitting .239 away from home. The Red Sox hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328 which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 2nd in baseball with 9.31 hits per game and Xander Bogaerts leads the team with 170.
Baltimore is 41-29 at home while holding a 68-73 overall record on the season. Kevin Gausman is starting this game 2-6 for the season with an earned run average of 4.43 and a WHIP of 1.26. In his starts, the Orioles are 5-8 and he has allowed 89 hits over 87.1 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Orioles are 4-8 when he starts. The team is averaging 3 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.14 and they have given up 392 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Orioles bullpen while being struck out 439 times and walking 161 times this season. As a team, Baltimore has allowed 8.85 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.64 batters per nine. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.07.
They are batting .252 as a team, which is good for 18th in the league and hitting .269 at home. The Orioles hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308 which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 19th in baseball with 8.54 hits per game and Manny Machado leads the team with 162.
Boston has a team fielding percentage of .984 after having committed 84 errors with 1,417 assists and 3,769 put outs for the season. For the home team, they hold a .988 team fielding percentage while committing 64 errors, accumulating 1,375 assists and compiling 3,738 put outs.
Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 76-59 against the over/under so far this season
The Boston Red Sox are 67-74 against the run line so far this season
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 62-71 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 70-71 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
Boston Red Sox
09/13/15 3B Brock Holt Back "?" Monday vs. Baltimore Orioles
09/05/15 LF Hanley Ramirez Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/27)
08/28/15 P Clay Buchholz Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (7/11); out for season
08/15/15 P Steven Wright Concussion Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/15)
08/11/15 P Koji Uehara Wrist Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/8), out for season
05/29/15 P Brandon Workman Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/3)
05/28/15 P Anthony Varvaro Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/29)
05/13/15 P Justin Masterson Arm Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/13)
04/04/15 C Christian Vazquez Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/30), out for season
09/05/15 P Miguel Gonzalez Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/31)
05/13/15 P Jason Garcia Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/11)
Guy's Pick: Take the Red Sox
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