Boston Red Sox at Atlanta Braves 9/5/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Drew Pomeranz vs. Mike Foltynewicz
The Boston Red Sox visit SunTrust Park on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 to play the Atlanta Braves. The probable starters are Drew Pomeranz for the Red Sox and Mike Foltynewicz for the Braves.
The opening line for this matchup has Boston at -123 and Atlanta at +113. The Red Sox have a 65-68-6 over/under record and a 81-58-0 run line mark. The Braves are 70-67-0 against the run line and have a 64-68-5 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 65-68-6 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 81-58-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 64-68-5 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 70-67-0 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 95-44 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz has a 2-5 record with an earned run average of 5.54 and a WHIP of 1.71 this year. He has 56 strikeouts over his 66.2 innings pitched and he's given up 75 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.44 and they have given up 413 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 511 hitters and walked 192 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 3.61. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 1,120 base hits and 502 earned runs. They have allowed 146 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 425 batters and struck out 1,334. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.71.
As a team Boston is hitting .269, good for 1st in the league. The Red Sox hold a .456 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. Andrew Benintendi is hitting .289 with an on-base percentage of .372. He has 145 hits this season in 501 at bats with 77 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .483 and an OPS+ of 128. J.D. Martinez is hitting .336 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .407. He has totaled 169 hits and he has driven in 115 men in 503 at bats. His OPS+ is 177 while his slugging percentage is at .644. The Red Sox have 1,295 hits, including 307 doubles and 181 home runs. Boston has walked 471 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,064 times as a unit. They have left 945 men on base and have a team OPS of .794. They score 5.41 runs per contest and have scored a total of 752 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 76-61 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.80, Mike Foltynewicz has a 10-9 record and a 1.14 WHIP this year. He has 174 strikeouts over the 151 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 114 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.95 and they have given up 423 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 476 batters and walked 209 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.68. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,057 base knocks and 505 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 502 hitters and struck out 1,205 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 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 3.92.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 3rd in the league. The Braves hold a .423 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. Freddie Freeman comes into this matchup batting .306 with an OBP of .388. He has 162 hits this year along with 82 RBI in 530 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .502 with an OPS+ of 140. Nick Markakis is hitting .303 this season and he has an OBP of .367. He has collected 162 hits in 535 at bats while driving in 83 runs. He has an OPS+ of 124 and a slugging percentage of .462. The Braves as a unit have 1,234 base hits, including 272 doubles and 153 homers. Atlanta has walked 415 times this year and they have struck out on 1,068 occasions. They have had 959 men left on base and have an OPS of .747. They have scored 4.72 runs per game and totaled 647 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Red Sox -123 and over 9 total runs
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