Sunday, June 4, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Sale vs. Chris Tillman
The Boston Red Sox visit Oriole Park on Sunday, June 4, 2017 to play the Baltimore Orioles. The probable starters are Chris Sale for the Red Sox and Chris Tillman for the Orioles.
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The opening line for this matchup has Boston at -136 and Baltimore at +126. The Red Sox have a 25-27-2 over/under record and a 27-27-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 27-26-0 against the run line and have a 26-25-2 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 25-27-2 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 27-27-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 26-25-2 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 27-26-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
06/02/17 P Eduardo Rodriguez Knee 10-day DL (06/02)
06/02/17 P Robbie Ross Jr. Elbow 10-day DL (5/19)
05/29/17 2B Dustin Pedroia Wrist 10-day DL (05/30)
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 (05/31)
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 29-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Sale has a 6-2 record with an earned run average of 2.77 and a WHIP of 0.91. He has 110 strikeouts over his 78 innings pitched and he's given up 55 hits. He allows 6.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 1.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.02 and they have given up 131 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the bullpen and they've struck out 170 hitters and walked 50 batters. As a team, Boston allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.9. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 454 base hits and 205 earned runs. They have allowed 65 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 132 batters and struck out 511. They have walked 2.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.59.
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As a team Boston is hitting .269, good for 3rd in the league. The Red Sox hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Mitch Moreland is hitting .276 with an on-base percentage of .374. He has 48 hits this season in 174 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .471 and an OPS+ of 123. Mookie Betts is hitting .266 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 54 hits and he has driven in 32 men in 203 at bats. His OPS+ is 116 while his slugging percentage is at .478. The Red Sox have 487 hits, including 99 doubles and 49 home runs. Boston has walked 191 times so far this season and they have struck out 358 times as a unit. They have left 369 men on base and have a team OPS of .754. They score 4.85 runs per contest and have scored a total of 257 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 29-24 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.87, Chris Tillman has a 1-2 record and a 1.87 WHIP. He has 16 strikeouts over the 23 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 32 hits. He allows 12.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.87 and they have given up 192 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 175 batters and walked 72 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 4.36. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 496 base knocks and 227 earned runs this season. They have given up 65 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 189 hitters and struck out 376 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.59.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 13th in the league. The Orioles hold a .424 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. Adam Jones comes into this matchup batting .266 with an OBP of .308. He has 53 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 199 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .447 with an OPS+ of 102. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .323. He has collected 50 hits in 183 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .486. The Orioles as a unit have 467 base hits, including 86 doubles and 73 homers. Baltimore has walked 140 times this year and they have struck out on 463 occasions. They have had 360 men left on base and have an OPS of .735. They have scored 4.54 runs per game and totaled 236 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +126
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