Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees 5/10/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, May 10, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Eduardo Rodriguez vs. CC Sabathia
The Boston Red Sox head to Yankee Stadium on Thursday, May 10, 2018 to take on the New York Yankees. The expected starting pitchers are Eduardo Rodriguez for the Red Sox and CC Sabathia for the Yankees.
The odds for this matchup have Boston at +124 and New York at -134. The Red Sox have a 18-16-1 over/under mark and a 16-19-0 run line record. The Yankees are 21-14-0 against the run line and have a 20-14-1 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 18-16-1 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 16-19-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 20-14-1 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 21-14-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
03/30/18 P Austin Maddox Shoulder 10-day DL (03/29)
03/30/18 P Tyler Thornburg Shoulder 10-day DL (03/29)
03/29/18 2B Dustin Pedroia Knee 10-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 SS Marco Hernandez Shoulder 60-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Steven Wright Knee 10-day DL (03/26)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
05/02/18 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
05/02/18 P Jordan Montgomery Elbow 10-day DL (05/02)
04/21/18 P Adam Warren Back 10-day DL (04/21)
04/20/18 P Luis Cessa Oblique 10-day DL (04/18)
04/17/18 P Tommy Kahnle Shoulder 10-day DL (04/16)
04/07/18 3B Brandon Drury Migraine 10-day DL (04/07)
04/04/18 P Ben Heller Elbow 60-day DL (03/27)
04/01/18 RF Billy McKinney Shoulder 10-day DL (04/01)
03/29/18 LF Clint Frazier Concussion 7-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 1B Greg Bird Ankle 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 25-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez has a 3-0 record with an earned run average of 5.29 and a WHIP of 1.27 this year. He has 39 strikeouts over his 32.1 innings pitched and he's given up 28 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.39 and they have given up 103 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the bullpen and they've struck out 134 hitters and walked 41 batters. As a team, Boston allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.45. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 275 base hits and 123 earned runs. They have allowed 35 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 98 batters and struck out 349. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.16 and their FIP as a unit is 3.45.
As a team Boston is hitting .268, good for 2nd in the league. The Red Sox hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.6 hits per game. J.D. Martinez is hitting .346 with an on-base percentage of .392. He has 45 hits this season in 130 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .615 and an OPS+ of 164. Mookie Betts is hitting .360 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .436. He has totaled 41 hits and he has driven in 27 men in 114 at bats. His OPS+ is 226 while his slugging percentage is at .825. The Red Sox have 335 hits, including 87 doubles and 46 home runs. Boston has walked 106 times so far this season and they have struck out 270 times as a unit. They have left 243 men on base and have a team OPS of .787. They score 5.54 runs per contest and have scored a total of 194 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 25-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.39, CC Sabathia has a 2-0 record and a 0.87 WHIP this season. He has 23 strikeouts over the 32.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 23 hits. He allows 6.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.59. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.49 and they have given up 109 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 179 batters and walked 44 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.4 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.39. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 261 base knocks and 120 earned runs this season. They have given up 30 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 104 hitters and struck out 369 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.14 while their FIP as a staff is 3.14.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 12th in the league. The Yankees hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Aaron Judge comes into this matchup batting .295 with an OBP of .418. He has 38 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 129 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .550 with an OPS+ of 157. Didi Gregorius is hitting .301 this season and he has an OBP of .388. He has collected 37 hits in 123 at bats while driving in 30 runs. He has an OPS+ of 170 and a slugging percentage of .642. The Yankees as a unit have 296 base hits, including 76 doubles and 50 homers. New York has walked 151 times this year and they have struck out on 331 occasions. They have had 238 men left on base and have an OPS of .780. They have scored 5.71 runs per game and totaled 200 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Red Sox +124
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