Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees 9/3/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 3, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Sale vs. Luis Severino
The Boston Red Sox visit Yankee Stadium on Sunday, September 3, 2017 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Chris Sale for the Red Sox and Luis Severino for the Yankees.
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The opening line for this matchup has Boston at -133 and New York at +123. The Red Sox have a 58-71-6 over/under record and a 71-64-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 70-64-0 against the run line and have a 68-63-3 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 58-71-6 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 71-64-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 68-63-3 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 70-64-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
09/02/17 CF Jackie Bradley Jr. Thumb 10-day DL (08/23) - expected to be activated Saturday vs. New York Yankees
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 60-day DL (08/15)
08/10/17 CF Clint Frazier Oblique 10-day DL (08/09)
07/16/17 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (07/11)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 77-58 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Sale has a 15-6 record with an earned run average of 2.77 and a WHIP of 0.91. He has 264 strikeouts over his 185.1 innings pitched and he's given up 134 hits. He allows 6.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.22 and they have given up 352 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the bullpen and they've struck out 431 hitters and walked 140 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 3.69. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 1,149 base hits and 501 earned runs. They have allowed 157 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 374 batters and struck out 1,279. 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 3.73.
As a team Boston is hitting .261, good for 8th 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 9.0 hits per game. Mookie Betts is hitting .261 with an on-base percentage of .340. He has 140 hits this season in 536 at bats with 78 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .435 and an OPS+ of 102. Xander Bogaerts is hitting .271 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 129 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 476 at bats. His OPS+ is 92 while his slugging percentage is at .401. The Red Sox have 1,221 hits, including 244 doubles and 145 home runs. Boston has walked 483 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,000 times as a unit. They have left 957 men on base and have a team OPS of .746. They score 4.79 runs per contest and have scored a total of 646 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 71-63 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.14, Luis Severino has a 11-6 record and a 1.10 WHIP. He has 192 strikeouts over the 163.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 135 hits. He allows 7.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.46 and they have given up 348 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .209 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 528 batters and walked 184 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 3.81. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,059 base knocks and 508 earned runs this season. They have given up 162 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 420 hitters and struck out 1,272 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 3.94.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 10th in the league. The Yankees hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Brett Gardner comes into this matchup batting .261 with an OBP of .350. He has 129 hits this year along with 53 RBI in 495 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .434 with an OPS+ of 105. Aaron Judge is hitting .279 this season and he has an OBP of .412. He has collected 127 hits in 456 at bats while driving in 83 runs. He has an OPS+ of 155 and a slugging percentage of .575. The Yankees as a unit have 1,203 base hits, including 217 doubles and 190 homers. New York has walked 506 times this year and they have struck out on 1,176 occasions. They have had 985 men left on base and have an OPS of .772. They have scored 5.15 runs per game and totaled 690 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Red Sox -133
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