Saturday, April 22, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Steven Wright vs. Jayson Aquino
The Boston Red Sox head to Oriole Park on Saturday, April 22, 2017 to take on the Baltimore Orioles. The expected starting pitchers are Steven Wright for the Red Sox and Jayson Aquino for the Orioles.
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The odds for this matchup have Boston at -110 and Baltimore at +100. The Red Sox have a 6-9-1 over/under mark and a 9-7-0 run line record. The Orioles are 7-7-0 against the run line and have a 7-6-1 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 6-9-1 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 9-7-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 7-6-1 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 7-7-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
04/20/17 SS Xander Bogaerts Thumb "?" Friday vs. Baltimore Orioles
04/11/17 CF Jackie Bradley Jr. Knee 10-day DL (04/09)
04/03/17 P Carson Smith Elbow 10-day DL (4/1)
04/03/17 2B Josh Rutledge Hamstring 10-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 P Roenis Elias Oblique 10-day DL (4/1)
04/01/17 P Tyler Thornbur Undisclosed 10-day DL (4/1)
03/30/17 P David Price Elbow 10-day DL (4/1)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
04/20/17 RF Seth Smith Hamstring "?" Friday vs. Boston Red Sox
04/16/17 P Zach Britton Forearm 10-day DL (4/16)
04/09/17 CF Joey Rickard Finger 10-day DL (04/09)
04/02/17 CF Anthony Santander Forearm 10-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Chris Tillman Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 10-6 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Steven Wright has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 8.36 and a WHIP of 2.00. He has 9 strikeouts over his 14 innings pitched and he's given up 24 hits. He allows 15.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.29 and they have given up 34 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .187 against the bullpen and they've struck out 51 hitters and walked 20 batters. As a team, Boston allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.69. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 129 base hits and 59 earned runs. They have allowed 21 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 48 batters and struck out 160. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.67.
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As a team Boston is hitting .282, good for 2nd in the league. The Red Sox hold a .388 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .346, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 11.1 hits per game. Mookie Betts is hitting .340 with an on-base percentage of .407. He has 18 hits this season in 53 at bats with 8 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .472 and an OPS+ of 143. Mitch Moreland is hitting .344 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .420. He has totaled 21 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 61 at bats. His OPS+ is 173 while his slugging percentage is at .574. The Red Sox have 156 hits, including 34 doubles and 7 home runs. Boston has walked 52 times so far this season and they have struck out 104 times as a unit. They have left 122 men on base and have a team OPS of .734. They score 4.93 runs per contest and have scored a total of 69 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 10-4 overall mark this year. Jayson Aquino is making his season debut for the Orioles. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.50 and they have given up 51 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .273 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 50 batters and walked 21 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.71. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 121 base knocks and 52 earned runs this season. They have given up 10 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 52 hitters and struck out 118 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 3.41.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 14th in the league. The Orioles hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .290, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.6 hits per contest. Chris Davis comes into this matchup batting .264 with an OBP of .328. He has 14 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 53 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .509 with an OPS+ of 132. Adam Jones is hitting .259 this season and he has an OBP of .344. He has collected 14 hits in 54 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .481. The Orioles as a unit have 115 base hits, including 27 doubles and 20 homers. Baltimore has walked 30 times this year and they have struck out on 124 occasions. They have had 77 men left on base and have an OPS of .715. They have scored 5 runs per game and totaled 60 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles +100
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