Sunday, April 23, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Eduardo Rodriguez vs. Kevin Gausman
The Boston Red Sox visit Oriole Park on Sunday, April 23, 2017 to play the Baltimore Orioles. The probable starters are Eduardo Rodriguez for the Red Sox and Kevin Gausman for the Orioles.
The opening line for this matchup has Boston at +115 and Baltimore at -125. The Red Sox have a 6-10-1 over/under record and a 9-8-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 8-7-0 against the run line and have a 7-7-1 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 6-10-1 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 9-8-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 7-7-1 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 8-7-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
04/21/17 LF Brock Holt Vertigo 10-day DL (4/21)
04/21/17 2B Dustin Pedroia Leg injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Baltimore Orioles
04/21/17 SS Xander Bogaerts Thumb "?" Saturday vs. Baltimore Orioles
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
04/21/17 RF Seth Smith Hamstring "?" Saturday 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 10-7 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 4.76 and a WHIP of 1.41. He has 15 strikeouts over his 11.1 innings pitched and he's given up 9 hits. He allows 7.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.54. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.18 and they have given up 35 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .183 against the bullpen and they've struck out 51 hitters and walked 21 batters. As a team, Boston allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.61. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 135 base hits and 61 earned runs. They have allowed 22 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 51 batters and struck out 164. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.70.
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As a team Boston is hitting .277, good for 1st in the league. The Red Sox hold a .378 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.5 hits per game. Mookie Betts is hitting .316 with an on-base percentage of .381. He has 18 hits this season in 57 at bats with 8 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .439 and an OPS+ of 127. Mitch Moreland is hitting .323 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .397. He has totaled 21 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 65 at bats. His OPS+ is 157 while his slugging percentage is at .538. The Red Sox have 162 hits, including 34 doubles and 7 home runs. Boston has walked 54 times so far this season and they have struck out 108 times as a unit. They have left 128 men on base and have a team OPS of .719. They score 4.06 runs per contest and have scored a total of 69 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 11-4 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.23, Kevin Gausman has a 1-1 record and a 2.04 WHIP. He has 13 strikeouts over the 18.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 26 hits. He allows 12.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.35 and they have given up 51 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 51 batters and walked 22 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.47. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 127 base knocks and 52 earned runs this season. They have given up 10 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 54 hitters and struck out 122 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 3.34.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 16th in the league. The Orioles hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .289, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Chris Davis comes into this matchup batting .263 with an OBP of .323. He has 15 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 57 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .491 with an OPS+ of 127. Adam Jones is hitting .259 this season and he has an OBP of .338. He has collected 15 hits in 58 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 125 and a slugging percentage of .466. The Orioles as a unit have 121 base hits, including 28 doubles and 21 homers. Baltimore has walked 33 times this year and they have struck out on 128 occasions. They have had 84 men left on base and have an OPS of .708. They have scored 4.13 runs per game and totaled 62 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles -125
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