Boston Red Sox at Baltimore Orioles 9/19/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Drew Pomeranz vs. Kevin Gausman
Oriole Park is the site of the matchup between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Drew Pomeranz for the Red Sox and Kevin Gausman for the Orioles.
Boston opens at -103 while Baltimore opens at -107. The Red Sox have a 64-79-6 over/under record and a 78-71-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 70-80-0 against the run line and have a 74-72-4 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 64-79-6 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 78-71-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 74-72-4 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 70-80-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
09/13/17 SS Eduardo Nunez Knee out indefinitely
07/31/17 2B Josh Rutledge Concussion 60-day DL (06/24)
07/10/17 P Robbie Ross Elbow 60-day DL (05/19)
06/16/17 P Roenis Elias Oblique 60-day DL (04/01)
05/28/17 SS Marco Hernandez Shoulder 60-day DL (05/04)
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
06/16/17 P Mike Wright Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 85-64 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz has a 16-5 record with an earned run average of 3.28 and a WHIP of 1.35. He has 166 strikeouts over his 159.1 innings pitched and he's given up 151 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.14 and they have given up 394 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the bullpen and they've struck out 512 hitters and walked 159 batters. As a team, Boston allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.66. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 1,268 base hits and 553 earned runs. They have allowed 178 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 421 batters and struck out 1,447. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.76.
As a team Boston is hitting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Xander Bogaerts is hitting .269 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 141 hits this season in 525 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .392 and an OPS+ of 90. Mookie Betts is hitting .263 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 156 hits and he has driven in 90 men in 594 at bats. His OPS+ is 106 while his slugging percentage is at .449. The Red Sox have 1,358 hits, including 275 doubles and 155 home runs. Boston has walked 524 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,118 times as a unit. They have left 1,060 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 4.83 runs per contest and have scored a total of 719 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 73-77 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.83, Kevin Gausman has a 11-10 record and a 1.56 WHIP. He has 158 strikeouts over the 167.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 194 hits. He allows 10.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.82 and they have given up 520 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 467 batters and walked 204 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.88. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,391 base knocks and 723 earned runs this season. They have given up 225 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 537 hitters and struck out 1,144 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.96.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 5th in the league. The Orioles hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Adam Jones comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .317. He has 161 hits this year along with 70 RBI in 571 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .468 with an OPS+ of 107. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .300 this season and he has an OBP of .345. He has collected 172 hits in 573 at bats while driving in 104 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .525. The Orioles as a unit have 1,376 base hits, including 248 doubles and 226 homers. Baltimore has walked 367 times this year and they have struck out on 1,283 occasions. They have had 965 men left on base and have an OPS of .759. They have scored 4.71 runs per game and totaled 707 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Orioles -107
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