Boston Red Sox at Cincinnati Reds 9/24/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Doug Fister vs. Jackson Stephens
Great American Ball Park is the site of the matchup between the Boston Red Sox and the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday, September 24, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Doug Fister for the Red Sox and Jackson Stephens for the Reds.
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Boston opens at -133 while Cincinnati opens at +123. The Red Sox have a 66-81-6 over/under record and a 81-72-0 run line mark. The Reds are 78-76-0 against the run line and have a 80-69-5 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 66-81-6 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 81-72-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 80-69-5 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 78-76-0 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 Cincinnati Reds Injuries
09/13/17 P Drew Storen Elbow 60-day DL (09/13)
08/18/17 P Scott Feldman Knee 60-day DL (08/18)
08/15/17 C Devin Mesoraco Foot 10-day DL (08/13)
08/13/17 P Austin Brice Side 10-day DL (08/13)
08/10/17 P Lisalverto Bonilla Elbow 10-day DL (08/07)
06/29/17 P Brandon Finnegan Tricep 10-day DL (06/28)
06/26/17 P Bronson Arroyo Shoulder 60-day DL (06/19)
06/18/17 P Anthony DeSclafani Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
04/03/17 P Nefi Ogando Hand 60-day DL (03/30)
04/02/17 P Nick Travieso Shoulder 60-day DL (04/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 89-64 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Doug Fister has a 5-8 record with an earned run average of 4.86 and a WHIP of 1.38. He has 69 strikeouts over his 79.2 innings pitched and he's given up 73 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.23. 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 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.62. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 1,299 base hits and 564 earned runs. They have allowed 180 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 434 batters and struck out 1,490. 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 .259, good for 12th 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 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Xander Bogaerts is hitting .267 with an on-base percentage of .337. He has 144 hits this season in 539 at bats with 57 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .393 and an OPS+ of 91. Mookie Betts is hitting .263 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 161 hits and he has driven in 96 men in 612 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .456. The Red Sox have 1,392 base hits, including 285 doubles and 159 homers. Boston has walked 543 times so far this year and they have struck out 1,148 times as a team. They have left 1,084 runners on base and have a team OPS of .739. They tally 4.86 runs per contest and have totaled 744 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 66-88 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.80, Jackson Stephens has a 2-0 record and a 1.13 WHIP. He has 13 strikeouts over the 15 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 13 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.67 and they have given up 551 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 565 batters and walked 258 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.23. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,387 base knocks and 791 earned runs this season. They have given up 241 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 594 hitters and struck out 1,246 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 5.10.
As a team, they are batting .254, 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 18th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Adam Duvall comes into this matchup batting .244 with an OBP of .294. He has 138 hits this year along with 97 RBI in 566 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .479 with an OPS+ of 97. Joey Votto is hitting .316 this season and he has an OBP of .452. He has collected 168 hits in 532 at bats while driving in 96 runs. He has an OPS+ of 167 and a slugging percentage of .573. The Reds as a unit have 1,323 base hits, including 236 doubles and 213 homers. Cincinnati has walked 544 times this year and they have struck out on 1,250 occasions. They have had 1,081 men left on base and have an OPS of .765. They have scored 4.72 runs per game and totaled 727 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Reds +123
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