Friday, June 2, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Rick Porcello vs. Alec Asher
The Boston Red Sox head to Oriole Park on Friday, June 2, 2017 to take on the Baltimore Orioles. The expected starting pitchers are Rick Porcello for the Red Sox and Alec Asher for the Orioles.
The odds for this matchup have Boston at -127 and Baltimore at +117. The Red Sox have a 24-26-2 over/under mark and a 27-25-0 run line record. The Orioles are 25-26-0 against the run line and have a 25-24-2 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 24-26-2 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 27-25-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 25-24-2 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 25-26-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
05/29/17 2B Dustin Pedroia Wrist 10-day DL (5/30)
05/28/17 SS Marco Hernandez Shoulder 60-day DL (05/04)
05/28/17 LF Brock Holt Vertigo 10-day DL (04/21)
05/28/17 P Carson Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
05/28/17 P Roenis Elias Oblique 10-day DL (04/01)
05/28/17 P Steven Wright Knee 60-day DL (04/30)
05/28/17 P Tyler Thornburg Shoulder 60-day DL (04/01)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
06/01/17 C Welington Castillo Groin 10-day DL (5/31)
05/28/17 CF Anthony Santander Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Zach Britton Forearm 10-day DL (05/05)
05/21/17 2B Ryan Flaherty Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 29-23 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rick Porcello has a 3-6 record with an earned run average of 4.21 and a WHIP of 1.48. He has 68 strikeouts over his 68.1 innings pitched and he's given up 88 hits. He allows 11.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.10 and they have given up 128 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the bullpen and they've struck out 167 hitters and walked 50 batters. As a team, Boston allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.84. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 444 base hits and 198 earned runs. They have allowed 61 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 132 batters and struck out 504. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.52.
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As a team Boston is hitting .269, good for 3rd in the league. The Red Sox hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .344, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Mookie Betts is hitting .271 with an on-base percentage of .353. He has 54 hits this season in 199 at bats with 32 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .487 and an OPS+ of 120. Mitch Moreland is hitting .276 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .374. He has totaled 48 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 174 at bats. His OPS+ is 123 while his slugging percentage is at .471. The Red Sox have 478 hits, including 99 doubles and 48 home runs. Boston has walked 190 times so far this season and they have struck out 352 times as a unit. They have left 365 men on base and have a team OPS of .757. They score 4.85 runs per contest and have scored a total of 252 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 27-24 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.77, Alec Asher has a 1-3 record and a 1.23 WHIP. He has 23 strikeouts over the 31 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 30 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.77 and they have given up 187 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 169 batters and walked 71 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.35. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 487 base knocks and 222 earned runs this season. They have given up 64 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 188 hitters and struck out 370 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 4.62.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 12th in the league. The Orioles hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Jonathan Schoop comes into this matchup batting .274 with an OBP of .325. He has 49 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 179 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .475 with an OPS+ of 113. Adam Jones is hitting .267 this season and he has an OBP of .309. He has collected 52 hits in 195 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .436. The Orioles as a unit have 457 base hits, including 85 doubles and 69 homers. Baltimore has walked 140 times this year and they have struck out on 456 occasions. They have had 357 men left on base and have an OPS of .730. They have scored 4.49 runs per game and totaled 229 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Red Sox -127
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