Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees 6/30/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, June 30, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Sale vs. Sonny Gray
The Boston Red Sox visit Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 30, 2018 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Chris Sale for the Red Sox and Sonny Gray for the Yankees.
The opening line for this matchup has Boston at -145 and New York at +135. The Red Sox have a 38-41-3 over/under record and a 46-36-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 43-35-0 against the run line and have a 35-41-2 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 38-41-3 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 46-36-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 35-41-2 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 43-35-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
06/27/18 P Steven Wright Knee 10-day DL (06/23)
06/05/18 P Drew Pomeranz Biceps 10-day DL (06/02)
06/02/18 2B Dustin Pedroia Knee 10-day DL (05/30)
05/25/18 DH Hanley Ramirez None has been released
05/15/18 P Carson Smith Shoulder 10-day DL (05/15)
03/30/18 P Austin Maddox Shoulder 10-day DL (03/29)
03/30/18 P Tyler Thornburg Shoulder 10-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 SS Marco Hernandez Shoulder 60-day DL (03/29)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
06/24/18 C Gary Sanchez Groin 10-day DL (06/24)
06/21/18 P AJ Cole Neck 10-day DL (06/20)
06/10/18 P Jordan Montgomery Elbow is out for season
06/09/18 P Masahiro Tanaka Hamstring 10-day DL (06/09)
05/02/18 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
04/04/18 P Ben Heller Elbow 60-day DL (03/27)
04/01/18 RF Billy McKinney Shoulder 10-day DL (04/01)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 55-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Sale has a 7-4 record with an earned run average of 2.56 and a WHIP of 0.93 this season. He has 153 strikeouts over his 109 innings pitched and he's given up 73 hits. He's allowed 6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.07 and they have given up 214 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the bullpen and they've struck out 289 hitters and walked 103 batters. As a team, Boston allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.48. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 636 base hits and 287 earned runs. They have allowed 75 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 253 batters and struck out 796. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 3.42.
As a team Boston is hitting .266, good for 1st in the league. The Red Sox hold a .459 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Andrew Benintendi is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .370. He has 86 hits this season in 301 at bats with 51 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .512 and an OPS+ of 134. J.D. Martinez is hitting .326 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .394. He has totaled 97 hits and he has driven in 64 men in 298 at bats. His OPS+ is 173 while his slugging percentage is at .648. The Red Sox have 759 hits, including 173 doubles and 118 home runs. Boston has walked 263 times so far this season and they have struck out 632 times as a unit. They have left 566 men on base and have a team OPS of .790. They score 5.2 runs per contest and have scored a total of 426 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 52-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.93, Sonny Gray has a 5-5 record and a 1.44 WHIP. He has 73 strikeouts over the 80.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 82 hits. He's allowing 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.68 and they have given up 190 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .191 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 363 batters and walked 107 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.2 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.37. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 572 base knocks and 264 earned runs this season. They have given up 80 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 242 hitters and struck out 801 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.15 while their FIP as a staff is 3.45.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 11th in the league. The Yankees hold a .455 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Giancarlo Stanton comes into this matchup batting .265 with an OBP of .337. He has 80 hits this year along with 46 RBI in 302 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .510 with an OPS+ of 126. Aaron Judge is hitting .277 this season and he has an OBP of .397. He has collected 78 hits in 282 at bats while driving in 52 runs. He has an OPS+ of 155 and a slugging percentage of .553. The Yankees as a unit have 664 base hits, including 148 doubles and 127 homers. New York has walked 297 times this year and they have struck out on 709 occasions. They have had 540 men left on base and have an OPS of .782. They have scored 5.1 runs per game and totaled 398 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Red Sox -145
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