Boston Red Sox at Cincinnati Reds 9/22/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Friday, September 22, 2017
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Rick Porcello vs. Sal Romano
Great American Ball Park is the site of the matchup between the Boston Red Sox and the Cincinnati Reds on Friday, September 22, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Rick Porcello for the Red Sox and Sal Romano for the Reds.
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Boston opens at -147 while Cincinnati opens at +137. The Red Sox have a 66-80-6 over/under record and a 81-71-0 run line mark. The Reds are 77-75-0 against the run line and have a 79-68-5 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 66-80-6 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 81-71-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 79-68-5 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 77-75-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
9/20/2017 Eduardo Nunez 2B Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/12/2017 Josh Pennington SP Undisclosed Out for the season
9/8/2017 Yankory Pimentel Suspension Suspended until Feb 1, 2018
8/31/2017 Robbie Ross RP Back Out for the season
8/30/2017 Josh Rutledge 3B Hip Out for the season
8/28/2017 C.J. Chatham SS Hamstring Out for the season
8/25/2017 Jason Groome SP Forearm Out for the season
8/23/2017 Kyri Washington LF Undisclosed Out for the season
6/15/2017 Tyler Thornburg SP Shoulder Out for the season
5/28/2017 Marco Hernandez 2B Shoulder Out for the season
5/18/2017 Steven Wright SP Knee Out for the season
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
9/20/2017 Eugenio Suarez 3B Personal Probable for Sep 21
9/19/2017 Austin Brice RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 22
9/19/2017 Devin Mesoraco C Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 27
9/19/2017 Wandy Peralta RP Hip Expected to be out until at least Sep 22
9/17/2017 Tyler Mahle SP Coach's Decision Out for the season
9/17/2017 Drew Storen RP Elbow Out for the season
9/13/2017 Luis Castillo SP Coach's Decision Out for the season
9/3/2017 Nick Senzel 3B Illness Out for the season
9/2/2017 Tyler Stephenson C Thumb Out for the season
9/1/2017 Lucas Luetge RP Undisclosed Out for the season
9/1/2017 Rob Wooten RP Undisclosed Out for the season
8/31/2017 Anthony DeSclafani SP Elbow Out for the season
8/30/2017 Nick Howard SP Undisclosed Out for the season
8/27/2017 Scott Feldman SP Knee Out for the season
8/22/2017 Brandon Finnegan SP Shoulder Out for the season
7/29/2017 Nick Longhi LF Elbow Out for the season
7/26/2017 Dilson Herrera 2B Shoulder Out for the season
6/27/2017 Bronson Arroyo SP Shoulder Out for the season
6/27/2017 Nick Travieso RP Shoulder Out for the season
11/9/2016 Jon Moscot SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 88-64 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rick Porcello has a 10-17 record with an earned run average of 4.46 and a WHIP of 1.38. He has 170 strikeouts over his 193.2 innings pitched and he's given up 225 hits. He allows 10.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.08 and they have given up 403 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the bullpen and they've struck out 529 hitters and walked 161 batters. As a team, Boston allows 8.3 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 3.62. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 1,290 base hits and 560 earned runs. They have allowed 179 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 430 batters and struck out 1,482. 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 3.73.
As a team Boston is hitting .260, good for 10th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Xander Bogaerts is hitting .267 with an on-base percentage of .336. He has 143 hits this season in 536 at bats with 57 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .394 and an OPS+ of 91. Mookie Betts is hitting .263 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .343. He has totaled 160 hits and he has driven in 96 men in 608 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .456. The Red Sox have 1,386 base hits, including 282 doubles and 158 homers. Boston has walked 539 times so far this year and they have struck out 1,143 times as a team. They have left 1,080 runners on base and have a team OPS of .739. They tally 4.86 runs per contest and have totaled 739 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 66-86 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.07, Sal Romano has a 5-6 record and a 1.42 WHIP. He has 63 strikeouts over the 77.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 79 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.64 and they have given up 544 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 560 batters and walked 253 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.21. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,367 base knocks and 778 earned runs this season. They have given up 240 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 583 hitters and struck out 1,233 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 5.11.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 17th in the league. The Reds hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Adam Duvall comes into this matchup batting .246 with an OBP of .294. He has 138 hits this year along with 97 RBI in 562 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .482 with an OPS+ of 99. Joey Votto is hitting .317 this season and he has an OBP of .452. He has collected 166 hits in 524 at bats while driving in 96 runs. He has an OPS+ of 168 and a slugging percentage of .578. The Reds as a unit have 1,303 base hits, including 234 doubles and 209 homers. Cincinnati has walked 537 times this year and they have struck out on 1,231 occasions. They have had 1,064 men left on base and have an OPS of .765. They have scored 4.72 runs per game and totaled 718 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Red Sox -147 and under 9.5 total runs
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