Monday, July 3, 2017
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Rick Porcello vs. Martin Perez
The Boston Red Sox visit Globe Life Park on Monday, July 3, 2017 to play the Texas Rangers. The probable starters are Rick Porcello for the Red Sox and Martin Perez for the Rangers.
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The opening line for this matchup has Boston at -111 and Texas at +101. The Red Sox have a 36-41-4 over/under record and a 42-39-0 run line mark. The Rangers are 47-34-0 against the run line and have a 37-43-1 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 36-41-4 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 42-39-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 37-43-1 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 47-34-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
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 Texas Rangers Injuries
06/24/17 P Martin Perez Thumb 10-day DL (06/24)
06/23/17 P Jeremy Jeffress Back 10-day DL (06/22)
06/20/17 P Tony Barnette Finger 10-day DL (06/15)
06/01/17 P Chi Chi Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
05/26/17 P A.J. Griffin Ribs 60-day DL (05/27)
04/03/17 SS Hanser Alberto Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Jake Diekman Intestinal 60-day DL (02/14)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 46-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rick Porcello has a 4-10 record with an earned run average of 5.06 and a WHIP of 1.51. He has 99 strikeouts over his 105 innings pitched and he's given up 138 hits. He allows 11.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.90 and they have given up 207 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the bullpen and they've struck out 251 hitters and walked 81 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 703 base hits and 308 earned runs. They have allowed 96 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 206 batters and struck out 755. 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 3.72.
As a team Boston is hitting .267, good for 4th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Mookie Betts is hitting .278 with an on-base percentage of .359. He has 88 hits this season in 316 at bats with 43 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .487 and an OPS+ of 119. Mitch Moreland is hitting .264 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .350. He has totaled 70 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 265 at bats. His OPS+ is 112 while his slugging percentage is at .468. The Red Sox have 739 hits, including 156 doubles and 80 home runs. Boston has walked 287 times so far this season and they have struck out 563 times as a unit. They have left 565 men on base and have a team OPS of .757. They score 4.74 runs per contest and have scored a total of 384 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 40-41 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.70, Martin Perez has a 4-6 record and a 1.65 WHIP. He has 61 strikeouts over the 82.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 104 hits. He allows 11.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.67 and they have given up 277 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 239 batters and walked 110 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.38. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 722 base knocks and 350 earned runs this season. They have given up 108 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 271 hitters and struck out 569 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.76.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 28th in the league. The Rangers hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Elvis Andrus comes into this matchup batting .301 with an OBP of .349. He has 96 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 319 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .473 with an OPS+ of 113. Nomar Mazara is hitting .258 this season and he has an OBP of .330. He has collected 72 hits in 279 at bats while driving in 51 runs. He has an OPS+ of 101 and a slugging percentage of .444. The Rangers as a unit have 651 base hits, including 121 doubles and 122 homers. Texas has walked 267 times this year and they have struck out on 757 occasions. They have had 477 men left on base and have an OPS of .741. They have scored 5.02 runs per game and totaled 407 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Red Sox -111
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