Boston Red Sox at Cleveland Indians 9/23/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Sunday, September 23, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Hector Velazquez vs. Adam Plutko
The Boston Red Sox visit Progressive Field on Sunday, September 23, 2018 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Hector Velazquez for the Red Sox and Adam Plutko for the Indians.
The opening line for this matchup has Boston at -115 and Cleveland at -105. The Red Sox have a 71-75-8 over/under record and a 88-66-0 run line mark. The Indians are 71-82-0 against the run line and have a 72-71-10 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 71-75-8 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 88-66-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 72-71-10 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 71-82-0 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
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 105-49 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Hector Velazquez has a 7-2 record with an earned run average of 3.18 and a WHIP of 1.48 this year. He has 49 strikeouts over his 79.1 innings pitched and he's given up 91 hits. He allows 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.60 and they have given up 470 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 577 hitters and walked 223 batters. As a team, Boston allows 8 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 3.69. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 1,230 base hits and 568 earned runs. They have allowed 167 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 481 batters and struck out 1,471. 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 3.81.
As a team Boston is hitting .268, good for 1st in the league. The Red Sox hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. J.D. Martinez is hitting .330 with an on-base percentage of .401. He has 181 hits this season in 549 at bats with 124 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .627 and an OPS+ of 172. Andrew Benintendi is hitting .286 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .362. He has totaled 158 hits and he has driven in 81 men in 552 at bats. His OPS+ is 122 while his slugging percentage is at .466. The Red Sox have 1,426 hits, including 329 doubles and 195 home runs. Boston has walked 526 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,181 times as a unit. They have left 1,052 men on base and have a team OPS of .788. They score 5.32 runs per contest and have scored a total of 820 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 85-68 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.27, Adam Plutko has a 4-5 record and a 1.30 WHIP this year. He has 57 strikeouts over the 70 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 72 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 5.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.57 and they have given up 421 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 441 batters and walked 145 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.79. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,278 base knocks and 579 earned runs this season. They have given up 193 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 374 hitters and struck out 1,453 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 3.80.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 5th in the league. The Indians hold a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Jose Ramirez comes into this matchup batting .276 with an OBP of .390. He has 152 hits this year along with 103 RBI in 550 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .565 with an OPS+ of 153. Francisco Lindor is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .355. He has collected 176 hits in 625 at bats while driving in 87 runs. He has an OPS+ of 133 and a slugging percentage of .528. The Indians as a unit have 1,348 base hits, including 277 doubles and 207 homers. Cleveland has walked 518 times this year and they have struck out on 1,121 occasions. They have had 1,063 men left on base and have an OPS of .763. They have scored 5.03 runs per game and totaled 770 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Indians -105 and over 9.5 total runs
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