Tuesday, June 13, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Ben Lively vs. David Price
The Philadelphia Phillies visit Fenway Park on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 to play the Boston Red Sox. The probable starters are Ben Lively for the Phillies and David Price for the Red Sox.
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The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +219 and Boston at -238. The Phillies have a 34-25-2 over/under record and a 28-33-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 32-30-0 against the run line and have a 30-30-2 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 34-25-2 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 28-33-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 30-30-2 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 32-30-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
06/11/17 2B Cesar Hernandez Side 10-day DL (06/11)
05/31/17 P Vince Velasquez Elbow 10-day DL (05/31)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (04/15)
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
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 10-day DL (04/21)
05/28/17 P Carson Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
05/28/17 P Roenis Elias Oblique 10-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 Phillies have a 21-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ben Lively has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 2.57 and a WHIP of 1.29. He has 3 strikeouts over his 14 innings pitched and he's given up 13 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.80 and they have given up 208 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 185 hitters and walked 93 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.02. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 571 base hits and 299 earned runs. They have allowed 88 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 206 batters and struck out 429. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.92.
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As a team Philadelphia is hitting .242, good for 24th in the league. The Phillies hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Aaron Altherr is hitting .289 with an on-base percentage of .369. He has 50 hits this season in 173 at bats with 32 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .538 and an OPS+ of 139. Odubel Herrera is hitting .257 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .295. He has totaled 59 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 230 at bats. His OPS+ is 89 while his slugging percentage is at .422. The Phillies have 498 hits, including 114 doubles and 63 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 173 times so far this season and they have struck out 509 times as a unit. They have left 374 men on base and have a team OPS of .705. They score 3.97 runs per contest and have scored a total of 242 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 34-28 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.29, David Price has a 1-1 record and a 1.18 WHIP. He has 15 strikeouts over the 17 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 13 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.10 and they have given up 159 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 199 batters and walked 57 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.99. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 547 base knocks and 244 earned runs this season. They have given up 78 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 153 hitters and struck out 590 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 3.71.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 5th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Mookie Betts comes into this matchup batting .265 with an OBP of .349. He has 63 hits this year along with 33 RBI in 238 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .458 with an OPS+ of 111. Mitch Moreland is hitting .279 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 57 hits in 204 at bats while driving in 35 runs. He has an OPS+ of 126 and a slugging percentage of .485. The Red Sox as a unit have 560 base hits, including 116 doubles and 58 homers. Boston has walked 224 times this year and they have struck out on 428 occasions. They have had 427 men left on base and have an OPS of .749. They have scored 4.77 runs per game and totaled 296 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Phillies +219
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