Sunday, July 16, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Masahiro Tanaka vs. David Price
Fenway Park is the site of the matchup between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox on Sunday, July 16, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees and David Price for the Red Sox.
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New York opens at +140 while Boston opens at -150. The Yankees have a 50-36-1 over/under record and a 47-40-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 46-44-0 against the run line and have a 42-44-4 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 50-36-1 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 47-40-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 42-44-4 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 46-44-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
07/14/17 P Michael Pineda Elbow 10-day DL (07/11)
07/02/17 CF Dustin Fowler Knee 60-day DL (06/30)
06/29/17 1B Tyler Austin Hamstring 10-day DL (06/29)
06/27/17 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)
06/16/17 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 45-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has a 7-8 record with an earned run average of 5.47 and a WHIP of 1.37. He has 103 strikeouts over his 102 innings pitched and he's given up 113 hits. He allows 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.64 and they have given up 227 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the bullpen and they've struck out 326 hitters and walked 126 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.3 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 713 base hits and 347 earned runs. They have allowed 107 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 266 batters and struck out 814. 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 .263, good for 6th in the league. The Yankees hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Aaron Judge is hitting .326 with an on-base percentage of .446. He has 99 hits this season in 304 at bats with 66 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .684 and an OPS+ of 192. Brett Gardner is hitting .256 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .348. He has totaled 81 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 316 at bats. His OPS+ is 109 while his slugging percentage is at .453. The Yankees have 795 hits, including 138 doubles and 133 home runs. New York has walked 350 times so far this season and they have struck out 783 times as a unit. They have left 630 men on base and have a team OPS of .791. They score 5.53 runs per contest and have scored a total of 481 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 51-39 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.91, David Price has a 4-2 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 50 strikeouts over the 53 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 48 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.04 and they have given up 225 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 281 batters and walked 88 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 8.6 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 770 base knocks and 341 earned runs this season. They have given up 108 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 232 hitters and struck out 840 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 3.77.
As a team, they are batting .268, good for 4th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Mitch Moreland comes into this matchup batting .256 with an OBP of .349. He has 75 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 293 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .444 with an OPS+ of 106. Mookie Betts is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .351. He has collected 98 hits in 358 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .489. The Red Sox as a unit have 831 base hits, including 165 doubles and 93 homers. Boston has walked 324 times this year and they have struck out on 636 occasions. They have had 641 men left on base and have an OPS of .759. They have scored 4.84 runs per game and totaled 436 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Red Sox -150
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