Boston Red Sox at Cleveland Indians 9/22/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Saturday, September 22, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Rick Porcello vs. Mike Clevinger
The Boston Red Sox visit Progressive Field on Saturday, September 22, 2018 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Rick Porcello for the Red Sox and Mike Clevinger for the Indians.
The opening line for this matchup has Boston at +105 and Cleveland at -125. The Red Sox have a 70-75-8 over/under record and a 87-66-0 run line mark. The Indians are 71-81-0 against the run line and have a 71-71-10 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 70-75-8 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 87-66-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 71-71-10 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 71-81-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
06/02/18 2B Dustin Pedroia Knee 60-day DL (05/30); is out for season
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 Cleveland Indians Injuries
09/19/18 P Trevor Bauer Ankle 10-day DL (08/12); expected to be activated Friday vs Chicago White Sox
08/09/18 CF Leonys Martin Illness 60-day DL (08/09)
07/28/18 CF Tyler Naquin Hip 60-day DL (07/28)
07/04/18 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf 60-day DL (07/03)
06/20/18 P Evan Marshall Elbow 10-day DL (06/20)
05/04/18 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (02/25)
03/26/18 P Ryan Merritt Knee 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P James Hoyt Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 104-49 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rick Porcello has a 17-7 record with an earned run average of 4.30 and a WHIP of 1.16 this year. He has 187 strikeouts over his 184.1 innings pitched and he's given up 169 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.58 and they have given up 465 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 571 hitters and walked 220 batters. As a team, Boston allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.68. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 1,220 base hits and 563 earned runs. They have allowed 165 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 478 batters and struck out 1,458. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.80.
As a team Boston is hitting .267, good for 1st in the league. The Red Sox hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Andrew Benintendi is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .362. He has 158 hits this season in 552 at bats with 81 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .466 and an OPS+ of 123. J.D. Martinez is hitting .331 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .400. He has totaled 181 hits and he has driven in 124 men in 547 at bats. His OPS+ is 173 while his slugging percentage is at .629. The Red Sox have 1,413 hits, including 328 doubles and 192 home runs. Boston has walked 522 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,178 times as a unit. They have left 1,047 men on base and have a team OPS of .786. They score 5.31 runs per contest and have scored a total of 813 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 85-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.06, Mike Clevinger has a 12-8 record and a 1.17 WHIP this year. He has 196 strikeouts over the 188.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 158 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.51 and they have given up 410 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 439 batters and walked 142 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.3 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 3.77. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,265 base knocks and 572 earned runs this season. They have given up 190 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 370 hitters and struck out 1,450 batters. They give up a walk 2.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 3.77.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 6th in the league. The Indians hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .355. He has 175 hits this year along with 87 RBI in 621 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .528 with an OPS+ of 133. Jose Ramirez is hitting .277 this season and he has an OBP of .392. He has collected 151 hits in 546 at bats while driving in 101 runs. He has an OPS+ of 154 and a slugging percentage of .566. The Indians as a unit have 1,338 base hits, including 274 doubles and 205 homers. Cleveland has walked 515 times this year and they have struck out on 1,108 occasions. They have had 1,054 men left on base and have an OPS of .763. They have scored 5.03 runs per game and totaled 765 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Red Sox +105 and over 9 total runs
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