Friday, July 7, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Drew Pomeranz vs. Jake Odorizzi
The Boston Red Sox head to Tropicana Field on Friday, July 7, 2017 to take on the Tampa Bay Rays. The expected starting pitchers are Drew Pomeranz for the Red Sox and Jake Odorizzi for the Rays.
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The odds for this matchup have Boston at -110 and Tampa Bay at +100. The Red Sox have a 39-42-4 over/under mark and a 45-40-0 run line record. The Rays are 44-42-0 against the run line and have a 51-34-1 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 39-42-4 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 45-40-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 51-34-1 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 44-42-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
07/05/17 P David Price Finger "?" for next scheduled start
06/24/17 2B Josh Rutledge Concussion 7-day DL (06/24)
06/20/17 3B Pablo Sandoval Ear 10-day DL (06/20)
06/16/17 P Roenis Elias Oblique 60-day DL (04/01)
06/15/17 P Brian Johnson Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
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)
05/28/17 SS Marco Hernandez Shoulder 60-day DL (05/04)
05/28/17 LF Brock Holt Vertigo 60-day DL (04/21)
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 Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
07/01/17 SS Daniel Robertson Neck 10-day DL (06/26)
06/26/17 P Diego Moreno Shoulder 60-day DL (05/22)
06/23/17 LF Colby Rasmus Hip 10-day DL (06/19)
06/13/17 P Matt Andriese Hip 60-day DL (06/11)
06/09/17 CF Kevin Kiermaier Hip 60-day DL (06/09)
06/09/17 LF Rickie Weeks Jr. Shoulder 10-day DL (06/09)
06/07/17 SS Brad Miller Groin 10-day DL (06/07)
06/01/17 P Kevin Gadea Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
06/01/17 3B Matt Duffy Achilles 60-day DL (04/02)
06/01/17 P Shawn Tolleson Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
05/18/17 P Xavier Cedeno Forearm 60-day DL (04/18)
04/03/17 P Brad Boxberger Side 60-day DL (04/02)
04/01/17 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 60-day DL (03/10)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 49-36 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz has a 8-4 record with an earned run average of 3.64 and a WHIP of 1.32. He has 92 strikeouts over his 84 innings pitched and he's given up 84 hits. He allows 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.01 and they have given up 218 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the bullpen and they've struck out 270 hitters and walked 84 batters. As a team, Boston allows 8.7 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 3.83. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 733 base hits and 324 earned runs. They have allowed 103 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 219 batters and struck out 792. They have walked 2.6 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 3.79.
As a team Boston is hitting .270, good for 3rd in the league. The Red Sox hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Mookie Betts is hitting .277 with an on-base percentage of .357. He has 93 hits this season in 336 at bats with 51 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .494 and an OPS+ of 120. Mitch Moreland is hitting .266 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 74 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 278 at bats. His OPS+ is 112 while his slugging percentage is at .460. The Red Sox have 792 hits, including 163 doubles and 87 home runs. Boston has walked 304 times so far this season and they have struck out 595 times as a unit. They have left 598 men on base and have a team OPS of .764. They score 4.93 runs per contest and have scored a total of 419 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 44-42 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.08, Jake Odorizzi has a 5-3 record and a 1.25 WHIP. He has 67 strikeouts over the 79.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 72 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.52 and they have given up 266 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 244 batters and walked 117 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 738 base knocks and 361 earned runs this season. They have given up 97 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 280 hitters and struck out 693 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.20.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 13th in the league. The Rays hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Logan Morrison comes into this matchup batting .260 with an OBP of .368. He has 72 hits this year along with 57 RBI in 277 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .578 with an OPS+ of 153. Corey Dickerson is hitting .318 this season and he has an OBP of .363. He has collected 105 hits in 330 at bats while driving in 41 runs. He has an OPS+ of 147 and a slugging percentage of .558. The Rays as a unit have 759 base hits, including 131 doubles and 129 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 310 times this year and they have struck out on 836 occasions. They have had 602 men left on base and have an OPS of .775. They have scored 4.83 runs per game and totaled 415 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Red Sox -110
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