Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees 8/31/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Thursday, August 31, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Eduardo Rodriguez vs. CC Sabathia
The Boston Red Sox visit Yankee Stadium on Thursday, August 31, 2017 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Eduardo Rodriguez for the Red Sox and CC Sabathia for the Yankees.
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The opening line for this matchup has Boston at +110 and New York at -121. The Red Sox have a 58-68-6 over/under record and a 69-63-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 69-61-0 against the run line and have a 67-60-3 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 58-68-6 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 69-63-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 67-60-3 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 69-61-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
08/23/17 CF Jackie Bradley Jr. Thumb 10-day DL (08/23)
08/22/17 P Matt Barnes Back 10-day DL (08/22)
08/14/17 P Ben Taylor Ribs 10-day DL (07/23)
08/12/17 2B Dustin Pedroia Knee 10-day DL (08/09)
07/31/17 2B Josh Rutledge Concussion 60-day DL (06/24)
07/28/17 P David Price Elbow 10-day DL (07/25)
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 Carson Smith Elbow 60-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
08/18/17 1B Garrett Cooper Tendonitis 10-day DL (08/17)
08/15/17 P Luis Cessa Back 10-day DL (08/15)
08/10/17 CF Clint Frazier Oblique 10-day DL (08/09)
08/06/17 DH Matt Holliday Back 10-day DL (08/05)
07/16/17 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (07/11)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 75-57 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez has a 4-4 record with an earned run average of 4.19 and a WHIP of 1.24. He has 114 strikeouts over his 105.1 innings pitched and he's given up 93 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.26 and they have given up 348 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 424 hitters and walked 138 batters. As a team, Boston allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.74. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 1,121 base hits and 493 earned runs. They have allowed 154 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 367 batters and struck out 1,241. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 3.75.
As a team Boston is hitting .262, good for 6th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Mookie Betts is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .342. He has 137 hits this season in 520 at bats with 77 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .438 and an OPS+ of 104. Xander Bogaerts is hitting .276 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .337. He has totaled 128 hits and he has driven in 50 men in 464 at bats. His OPS+ is 95 while his slugging percentage is at .407. The Red Sox have 1,191 hits, including 237 doubles and 139 home runs. Boston has walked 467 times so far this season and they have struck out 965 times as a unit. They have left 928 men on base and have a team OPS of .746. They score 4.81 runs per contest and have scored a total of 630 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 70-60 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.82, CC Sabathia has a 10-5 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 90 strikeouts over the 115.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 105 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.45 and they have given up 337 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .209 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 510 batters and walked 178 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.8. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,027 base knocks and 492 earned runs this season. They have given up 156 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 402 hitters and struck out 1,229 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.91.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Yankees hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Brett Gardner comes into this matchup batting .257 with an OBP of .347. He has 124 hits this year along with 53 RBI in 482 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .434 with an OPS+ of 103. Aaron Judge is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .412. He has collected 125 hits in 446 at bats while driving in 82 runs. He has an OPS+ of 157 and a slugging percentage of .581. The Yankees as a unit have 1,173 base hits, including 212 doubles and 187 homers. New York has walked 494 times this year and they have struck out on 1,151 occasions. They have had 957 men left on base and have an OPS of .776. They have scored 5.22 runs per game and totaled 678 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Yankees -121 and over 9 total runs
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