Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Henry Owens (0-0) vs. Masahiro Tanaka (7-4)
The New York Yankees welcome the Boston Red Sox to Yankee Stadium on Tuesday. The Red Sox send Henry Owens to the mound to face Masahiro Tanaka of the Yankees. The opening line for this matchup has Boston at +194 and New York at -210. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Red Sox, with a 44-62 run line record, cover the spread 42% of the time. They also have a 52-50 over/under record. The Yankees have a 53-47 over/under record and a 55-49 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 53% of the time.
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The Red Sox show up with a 47-59 record, including 20-31 on the road. Henry Owens has a 0-0 record on the season, an earned run average of 0.00 and a 0.00 WHIP. The Red Sox are 0-0 over his 0 innings pitched and he's also given up 0 hits over that time period. Against the over/under, the Red Sox are 0-0 in his starts. His teammates are averaging 0 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.88 and they've given up 344 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .255 against the Red Sox bullpen while walking 115 times and striking out 301 times. Boston is averaging 7.48 strikeouts per game while getting 9.34 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 27th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.52.
Boston ranks 8th in the league in team batting average at .258 while hitting .234 on the road. Ranked at 9th in the league in on-base percentage, the Red Sox sit at .320 and they hold a .394 team slugging percentage. Xander Bogaerts leads the team in hits with 123 while the team ranks 8th in baseball with 8.87 hits per game.
New York is 30-17 at home while holding a 59-45 overall record on the season. Masahiro Tanaka has a record of 7-4 while sporting an earned run average of 3.80 on the year with a 1.06 WHIP. The Yankees have a record of 10-4 over the 87.2 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 75 hits. Against the over/under, the Yankees are 6-8 when he starts. His teammates score an average of 5.5 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.39 and they have given up 257 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .208 against the Yankees bullpen while walking 127 times and striking out 367 times. New York is averaging 8.32 strikeouts per game while getting 8.74 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.02.
They rank 7th in the league in team batting average with a .259 average while hitting .272 at home. Ranked at 3rd in the league in on-base percentage, the Yankees sit at .328 and they hold a .438 team slugging percentage. Brett Gardner leads the team in hits with 107 while the team ranks 6th in baseball with 8.96 hits a game.
The Red Sox have committed 63 errors and have combined for 1,075 assists and 2,829 put outs leading to a .984 team fielding percentage. The Yankees have committed 69 errors on the season with 1011 assists and 2,797 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .982 on the year.
Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 52-50 against the over/under so far this season
The Boston Red Sox are 44-62 against the run line so far this season
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 53-47 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 55-49 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
Boston Red Sox
08/02/15 3B Pablo Sandoval Wrist "?" Tuesday vs New York Yankees
08/02/15 P Rick Porcello Tricep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list
08/02/15 LF Hanley Ramirez Knee left last game, "?" Tuesday vs New York Yankees
07/29/15 CF Mookie Betts Concussion 7-day DL (7/28)
07/25/15 2B Dustin Pedroia Hamstring Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/23)
07/11/15 P Clay Buchholz Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (7/11)
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
New York Yankees
07/30/15 P Michael Pineda Forearm Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/30)
06/21/15 RF Mason Williams Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/20)
05/15/15 P Chase Whitley Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/15)
Guy's Pick: Take the Red Sox
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