Sunday, July 9, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: David Price vs. Chris Archer
The Boston Red Sox head to Tropicana Field on Sunday, July 9, 2017 to take on the Tampa Bay Rays. The expected starting pitchers are David Price for the Red Sox and Chris Archer for the Rays.
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The odds for this matchup have Boston at -111 and Tampa Bay at +101. The Red Sox have a 40-43-4 over/under mark and a 46-41-0 run line record. The Rays are 45-43-0 against the run line and have a 52-35-1 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 40-43-4 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 46-41-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 52-35-1 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 45-43-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
07/07/17 SS Xander Bogaerts Wrist "?" Saturday vs. Tampa Bay Rays
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
07/07/17 2B Tim Beckham Ankle 10-day DL (07/06)
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)
06/01/17 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 50-37 overall record this season. Starting pitcher David Price has a 4-2 record with an earned run average of 4.02 and a WHIP of 1.28. He has 45 strikeouts over his 47 innings pitched and he's given up 43 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.00 and they have given up 223 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the bullpen and they've struck out 277 hitters and walked 86 batters. As a team, Boston allows 8.7 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 3.84. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 741 base hits and 328 earned runs. They have allowed 105 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 220 batters and struck out 805. 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 3.80.
As a team Boston is hitting .269, good for 3rd in the league. The Red Sox hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Mitch Moreland is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .353. He has 74 hits this season in 281 at bats with 41 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .456 and an OPS+ of 110. Mookie Betts is hitting .274 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .353. He has totaled 93 hits and he has driven in 51 men in 340 at bats. His OPS+ is 118 while his slugging percentage is at .488. The Red Sox have 797 hits, including 163 doubles and 87 home runs. Boston has walked 308 times so far this season and they have struck out 601 times as a unit. They have left 606 men on base and have a team OPS of .761. They score 4.88 runs per contest and have scored a total of 420 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 45-43 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.95, Chris Archer has a 7-5 record and a 1.24 WHIP. He has 139 strikeouts over the 116.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 108 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.43 and they have given up 270 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 252 batters and walked 118 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 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.19. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 743 base knocks and 362 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 284 hitters and struck out 699 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 .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Corey Dickerson comes into this matchup batting .317 with an OBP of .362. He has 105 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 331 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .556 with an OPS+ of 146. Logan Morrison is hitting .267 this season and he has an OBP of .372. He has collected 75 hits in 281 at bats while driving in 57 runs. He has an OPS+ of 156 and a slugging percentage of .584. The Rays as a unit have 767 base hits, including 134 doubles and 131 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 311 times this year and they have struck out on 849 occasions. They have had 607 men left on base and have an OPS of .775. They have scored 4.82 runs per game and totaled 419 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Red Sox -111
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