Boston Red Sox at Seattle Mariners 7/24/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, July 24, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Eduardo Rodriguez vs. James Paxton
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Boston Red Sox and the Seattle Mariners on Monday, July 24, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Eduardo Rodriguez for the Red Sox and James Paxton for the Mariners.
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Boston opens at +122 while Seattle opens at -132. The Red Sox have a 44-50-4 over/under record and a 51-47-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 44-54-0 against the run line and have a 45-49-4 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 44-50-4 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 51-47-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 45-49-4 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 44-54-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
07/15/17 P Joe Kelly Hamstring 10-day DL (07/12)
07/10/17 P Robbie Ross Jr. Elbow 10-day DL (07/10)
06/24/17 2B Josh Rutledge Concussion 7-day DL (06/24)
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 Seattle Mariners Injuries
07/23/17 RF Jarrod Dyson Foot injured last game, doubtful Sunday vs. New York Yankees
06/01/17 P Evan Marshall Hamstring 60-day DL (05/06)
05/14/17 P Ryan Weber Bicep 60-day DL (05/14)
05/10/17 P Hisashi Iwakuma Shoulder 10-day DL (05/07)
04/30/17 P Evan Scribner Elbow 60-day DL (04/26)
04/03/17 P Shae Simmons Forearm 60-day DL (03/31)
04/03/17 SS Shawn O'Malley Shoulder 60-day DL (03/31)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 60-day DL (03/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 55-44 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez has a 4-2 record with an earned run average of 3.66 and a WHIP of 1.21. He has 73 strikeouts over his 66.1 innings pitched and he's given up 55 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.99 and they have given up 255 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the bullpen and they've struck out 316 hitters and walked 104 batters. As a team, Boston allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.71. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 854 base hits and 370 earned runs. They have allowed 115 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 271 batters and struck out 934. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 3.74.
As a team Boston is hitting .263, good for 5th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Mookie Betts is hitting .280 with an on-base percentage of .357. He has 111 hits this season in 397 at bats with 61 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .486 and an OPS+ of 120. Xander Bogaerts is hitting .294 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .350. He has totaled 103 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 350 at bats. His OPS+ is 106 while his slugging percentage is at .431. The Red Sox have 901 hits, including 178 doubles and 98 home runs. Boston has walked 355 times so far this season and they have struck out 720 times as a unit. They have left 699 men on base and have a team OPS of .742. They score 4.73 runs per contest and have scored a total of 468 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 49-50 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.05, James Paxton has a 9-3 record and a 1.15 WHIP. He has 107 strikeouts over the 94.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 77 hits. He allows 7.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.59. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.01 and they have given up 305 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 315 batters and walked 127 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.47. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 852 base knocks and 439 earned runs this season. They have given up 148 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 309 hitters and struck out 733 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.82.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 8th in the league. The Mariners hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Nelson Cruz comes into this matchup batting .285 with an OBP of .367. He has 95 hits this year along with 75 RBI in 333 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .517 with an OPS+ of 137. Robinson Cano is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .339. He has collected 96 hits in 350 at bats while driving in 66 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .483. The Mariners as a unit have 882 base hits, including 168 doubles and 115 homers. Seattle has walked 305 times this year and they have struck out on 777 occasions. They have had 661 men left on base and have an OPS of .747. They have scored 4.74 runs per game and totaled 469 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners -132
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