Boston Red Sox at Atlanta Braves 9/4/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Rick Porcello vs. Sean Newcomb
The Boston Red Sox visit SunTrust Park on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 to play the Atlanta Braves. The probable starters are Rick Porcello for the Red Sox and Sean Newcomb for the Braves.
The opening line for this matchup has Boston at -125 and Atlanta at +115. The Red Sox have a 64-68-6 over/under record and a 80-58-0 run line mark. The Braves are 70-66-0 against the run line and have a 63-68-5 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 64-68-6 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 80-58-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 63-68-5 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 70-66-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
08/29/18 P David Price Wrist left last game, is questionable next start
08/18/18 P Chris Sale Shoulder 10-day DL (08/15)
08/17/18 3B Rafael Devers Hamstring 10-day DL (08/17)
06/02/18 2B Dustin Pedroia Knee 60-day DL (05/30)
05/15/18 P Carson Smith Shoulder 60-day DL (05/15)
03/30/18 P Austin Maddox Shoulder 60-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 SS Marco Hernandez Shoulder 60-day DL (03/29)
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
08/08/18 P Max Fried Groin 10-day DL (08/08)
07/31/18 P Peter Moylan Ribs 60-day DL (07/31)
07/14/18 P Arodys Vizcaino Shoulder 60-day DL (07/14)
06/28/18 P Brandon McCarthy Knee 10-day DL (06/28)
06/27/18 P Darren O'Day Hamstring 60-day DL (06/27)
06/22/18 P Jose Ramirez Shoulder 60-day DL (04/18)
06/22/18 P Michael Soroka Shoulder 60-day DL (06/20)
03/30/18 P Chase Whitley Heel 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Grant Dayton Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 94-44 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rick Porcello has a 15-7 record with an earned run average of 4.27 and a WHIP of 1.19 this year. He has 171 strikeouts over his 168.2 innings pitched and he's given up 158 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.44 and they have given up 407 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 508 hitters and walked 190 batters. As a team, Boston allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.62. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 1,112 base hits and 500 earned runs. They have allowed 145 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 419 batters and struck out 1,327. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.70.
As a team Boston is hitting .268, good for 1st in the league. The Red Sox hold a .457 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. J.D. Martinez is hitting .337 with an on-base percentage of .407. He has 168 hits this season in 499 at bats with 115 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .647 and an OPS+ of 178. Andrew Benintendi is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .370. He has totaled 143 hits and he has driven in 77 men in 497 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .481. The Red Sox have 1,285 hits, including 302 doubles and 181 home runs. Boston has walked 465 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,056 times as a unit. They have left 937 men on base and have a team OPS of .794. They score 5.39 runs per contest and have scored a total of 744 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 76-60 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.85, Sean Newcomb has a 11-7 record and a 1.32 WHIP this year. He has 138 strikeouts over the 145 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 123 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.93 and they have given up 417 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 474 batters and walked 205 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.66. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,047 base knocks and 499 earned runs this season. They have given up 133 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 496 hitters and struck out 1,197 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 3.93.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 3rd in the league. The Braves hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Nick Markakis comes into this matchup batting .303 with an OBP of .367. He has 161 hits this year along with 83 RBI in 531 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .463 with an OPS+ of 124. Freddie Freeman is hitting .306 this season and he has an OBP of .388. He has collected 161 hits in 526 at bats while driving in 82 runs. He has an OPS+ of 140 and a slugging percentage of .504. The Braves as a unit have 1,226 base hits, including 272 doubles and 152 homers. Atlanta has walked 409 times this year and they have struck out on 1,061 occasions. They have had 946 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 4.74 runs per game and totaled 645 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Red Sox -125 and over 9 total runs
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