Tuesday, May 9, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Drew Pomeranz vs. Wily Peralta
Miller Park is the site of the matchup between the Boston Red Sox and the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Drew Pomeranz for the Red Sox and Wily Peralta for the Brewers.
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Boston opens at -115 while Milwaukee opens at +105. The Red Sox have a 11-18-2 over/under record and a 16-15-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 19-13-0 against the run line and have a 19-12-1 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 11-18-2 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 16-15-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 19-12-1 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 19-13-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
05/06/17 P Tyler Thornbur Shoulder 60-day DL (4/1)
05/04/17 SS Marco Hernandez Shoulder 10-day DL (5/3)
05/01/17 P Steven Wright Knee 10-day DL (4/30)
04/25/17 3B Pablo Sandoval Knee 10-day DL (4/24)
04/21/17 LF Brock Holt Vertigo 10-day DL (4/21)
04/03/17 P Carson Smith Elbow 60-day DL (4/1)
04/03/17 P Roenis Elias Oblique 10-day DL (4/1)
03/30/17 P David Price Elbow 10-day DL (4/1)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
05/08/17 LF Ryan Braun Forearm "?" Tuesday vs. Boston
04/03/17 P Junior Guerra Calf 10-day DL
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 17-14 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 4.00 and a WHIP of 1.26. He has 34 strikeouts over his 27 innings pitched and he's given up 25 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.31 and they have given up 70 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .205 against the bullpen and they've struck out 90 hitters and walked 37 batters. As a team, Boston allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.51. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 250 base hits and 108 earned runs. They have allowed 37 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 91 batters and struck out 297. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.66.
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As a team Boston is hitting .274, 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 9.4 hits per game. Mookie Betts is hitting .279 with an on-base percentage of .350. He has 31 hits this season in 111 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .441 and an OPS+ of 113. Mitch Moreland is hitting .281 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .369. He has totaled 32 hits and he has driven in 16 men in 114 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .465. The Red Sox have 290 hits, including 56 doubles and 27 home runs. Boston has walked 103 times so far this season and they have struck out 187 times as a unit. They have left 220 men on base and have a team OPS of .754. They score 4.45 runs per contest and have scored a total of 138 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 16-16 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.88, Wily Peralta has a 4-2 record and a 1.47 WHIP. He has 27 strikeouts over the 31.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 33 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.77 and they have given up 116 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 113 batters and walked 62 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.14. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 296 base knocks and 132 earned runs this season. They have given up 36 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 117 hitters and struck out 256 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.16.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 19th in the league. The Brewers hold a .457 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Eric Thames comes into this matchup batting .324 with an OBP of .438. He has 35 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 108 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .731 with an OPS+ of 201. Travis Shaw is hitting .263 this season and he has an OBP of .303. He has collected 30 hits in 114 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .544. The Brewers as a unit have 262 base hits, including 61 doubles and 53 homers. Milwaukee has walked 103 times this year and they have struck out on 305 occasions. They have had 193 men left on base and have an OPS of .768. They have scored 4.84 runs per game and totaled 155 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Brewers +105
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