Wednesday, June 7, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Rick Porcello vs. CC Sabathia
Yankee Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Rick Porcello for the Red Sox and CC Sabathia for the Yankees.
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Boston opens at +110 while New York opens at -120. The Red Sox have a 26-28-2 over/under record and a 29-27-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 34-20-0 against the run line and have a 30-24-0 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 26-28-2 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 29-27-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 30-24-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 34-20-0 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 (05/19)
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 New York Yankees Injuries
05/24/17 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Concussion 10-day DL (05/25)
05/14/17 P Aroldis Chapman Shoulder 10-day DL (05/13)
05/03/17 1B Greg Bird Ankle 10-day DL (05/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 31-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rick Porcello has a 3-7 record with an earned run average of 4.24 and a WHIP of 1.48. He has 73 strikeouts over his 74.1 innings pitched and he's given up 96 hits. He allows 11.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.98 and they have given up 138 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the bullpen and they've struck out 175 hitters and walked 51 batters. As a team, Boston allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.84. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 479 base hits and 213 earned runs. They have allowed 68 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 136 batters and struck out 539. They have walked 2.5 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 3.57.
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As a team Boston is hitting .267, good for 3rd in the league. The Red Sox hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Mitch Moreland is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .361. He has 49 hits this season in 186 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .446 and an OPS+ of 113. Mookie Betts is hitting .264 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .343. He has totaled 57 hits and he has driven in 33 men in 216 at bats. His OPS+ is 112 while his slugging percentage is at .468. The Red Sox have 509 hits, including 105 doubles and 53 home runs. Boston has walked 200 times so far this season and they have struck out 379 times as a unit. They have left 383 men on base and have a team OPS of .751. They score 4.84 runs per contest and have scored a total of 271 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 32-22 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.12, CC Sabathia has a 6-2 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 53 strikeouts over the 63.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 62 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.06 and they have given up 126 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .198 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 195 batters and walked 66 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.76. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 431 base knocks and 202 earned runs this season. They have given up 63 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 159 hitters and struck out 500 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.77.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 6th in the league. The Yankees hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Aaron Judge comes into this matchup batting .324 with an OBP of .429. He has 60 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 185 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .681 with an OPS+ of 190. Starlin Castro is hitting .315 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 69 hits in 219 at bats while driving in 31 runs. He has an OPS+ of 121 and a slugging percentage of .489. The Yankees as a unit have 500 base hits, including 89 doubles and 84 homers. New York has walked 207 times this year and they have struck out on 486 occasions. They have had 394 men left on base and have an OPS of .794. They have scored 5.44 runs per game and totaled 294 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Red Sox +110
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