Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: David Price vs. Yu Darvish
The Boston Red Sox visit Globe Life Park on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 to play the Texas Rangers. The probable starters are David Price for the Red Sox and Yu Darvish for the Rangers.
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The opening line for this matchup has Boston at +100 and Texas at -110. The Red Sox have a 37-41-4 over/under record and a 43-39-0 run line mark. The Rangers are 48-34-0 against the run line and have a 38-43-1 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 37-41-4 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 43-39-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 38-43-1 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 48-34-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
07/02/17 SS Xander Bogaerts Groin missed last game, "?" Monday vs. Texas Rangers
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)
06/01/17 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 47-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher David Price has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 4.61 and a WHIP of 1.27. He has 36 strikeouts over his 41 innings pitched and he's given up 37 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.92. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.86 and they have given up 207 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the bullpen and they've struck out 254 hitters and walked 82 batters. As a team, Boston allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.79. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 708 base hits and 309 earned runs. They have allowed 96 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 209 batters and struck out 761. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 3.71.
As a team Boston is hitting .270, good for 3rd in the league. The Red Sox hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Mookie Betts is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .364. He has 92 hits this season in 322 at bats with 51 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .509 and an OPS+ of 125. Mitch Moreland is hitting .263 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .350. He has totaled 71 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 270 at bats. His OPS+ is 110 while his slugging percentage is at .463. The Red Sox have 760 hits, including 159 doubles and 83 home runs. Boston has walked 291 times so far this season and they have struck out 572 times as a unit. They have left 573 men on base and have a team OPS of .765. They score 4.87 runs per contest and have scored a total of 399 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 40-42 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.11, Yu Darvish has a 6-6 record and a 1.08 WHIP. He has 115 strikeouts over the 107 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 79 hits. He allows 6.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.69 and they have given up 278 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 244 batters and walked 112 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.4. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 727 base knocks and 356 earned runs this season. They have given up 110 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 278 hitters and struck out 577 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 4.79.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 27th in the league. The Rangers hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Elvis Andrus comes into this matchup batting .302 with an OBP of .350. He has 98 hits this year along with 50 RBI in 324 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .475 with an OPS+ of 114. Nomar Mazara is hitting .257 this season and he has an OBP of .329. He has collected 72 hits in 280 at bats while driving in 51 runs. He has an OPS+ of 100 and a slugging percentage of .443. The Rangers as a unit have 660 base hits, including 122 doubles and 123 homers. Texas has walked 270 times this year and they have struck out on 769 occasions. They have had 486 men left on base and have an OPS of .739. They have scored 5.02 runs per game and totaled 412 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Red Sox +100
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