Saturday, July 15, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Luis Severino vs. Chris Sale
The New York Yankees visit Fenway Park on Saturday, July 15, 2017 to play the Boston Red Sox. The probable starters are Luis Severino for the Yankees and Chris Sale for the Red Sox.
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The opening line for this matchup has New York at +170 and Boston at -180. The Yankees have a 49-36-1 over/under record and a 46-40-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 46-43-0 against the run line and have a 41-44-4 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 49-36-1 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 46-40-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 41-44-4 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 46-43-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
07/02/17 CF Dustin Fowler Knee 60-day DL (06/30)
06/29/17 1B Tyler Austin Hamstring 10-day DL (06/29)
06/28/17 DH Matt Holliday Illness 10-day DL (06/25)
06/27/17 2B Starlin Castro Hamstring 10-day DL (06/27)
06/25/17 CF Aaron Hicks Oblique 10-day DL (06/26)
05/03/17 1B Greg Bird Ankle 10-day DL (05/02)
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
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)
06/20/17 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)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 45-41 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Luis Severino has a 5-4 record with an earned run average of 3.54 and a WHIP of 1.12. He has 124 strikeouts over his 106.2 innings pitched and he's given up 92 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.66 and they have given up 223 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the bullpen and they've struck out 317 hitters and walked 124 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 4.02. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 703 base hits and 343 earned runs. They have allowed 106 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 261 batters and struck out 802. They have walked 3.1 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 3.99.
As a team New York is hitting .264, good for 6th in the league. The Yankees hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .344, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Aaron Judge is hitting .329 with an on-base percentage of .448. He has 99 hits this season in 301 at bats with 66 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .691 and an OPS+ of 194. Brett Gardner is hitting .256 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 80 hits and he has driven in 40 men in 313 at bats. His OPS+ is 109 while his slugging percentage is at .454. The Yankees have 789 hits, including 137 doubles and 132 home runs. New York has walked 348 times so far this season and they have struck out 773 times as a unit. They have left 627 men on base and have a team OPS of .794. They score 5.55 runs per contest and have scored a total of 477 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 50-39 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.75, Chris Sale has a 11-4 record and a 0.90 WHIP. He has 178 strikeouts over the 127.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 93 hits. He allows 6.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.09. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.08 and they have given up 225 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 278 batters and walked 88 opposing hitters. 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 3.82. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 764 base knocks and 337 earned runs this season. They have given up 107 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 230 hitters and struck out 830 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 3.78.
As a team, they are batting .268, good for 5th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Mitch Moreland comes into this matchup batting .257 with an OBP of .348. He has 75 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 292 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .445 with an OPS+ of 106. Mookie Betts is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .351. He has collected 96 hits in 353 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .490. The Red Sox as a unit have 821 base hits, including 165 doubles and 92 homers. Boston has walked 319 times this year and they have struck out on 624 occasions. They have had 629 men left on base and have an OPS of .759. They have scored 4.84 runs per game and totaled 431 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Yankees +170
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