Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees 9/19/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: David Price vs. Luis Severino
The Boston Red Sox visit Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are David Price for the Red Sox and Luis Severino for the Yankees.
The opening line for this matchup has Boston at -130 and New York at +110. The Red Sox have a 68-74-8 over/under record and a 85-65-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 76-73-0 against the run line and have a 69-73-7 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 68-74-8 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 85-65-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 69-73-7 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 76-73-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
09/17/18 RF Mookie Betts Oblique left last game, is probable Tuesday vs New York Yankees
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 New York Yankees Injuries
09/15/18 RF Aaron Judge Wrist is out indefinitely (available as pinch runner or defensive replacement)
09/06/18 LF Clint Frazier Concussion is out indefinitely
08/22/18 P Aroldis Chapman Knee 10-day DL (08/22)
07/07/18 P Jonathan Loaisiga Shoulder 10-day DL (07/07)
06/10/18 P Jordan Montgomery Elbow is out for season
05/02/18 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
04/04/18 P Ben Heller Elbow 60-day DL (03/27)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 103-47 overall record this season. Starting pitcher David Price has a 15-6 record with an earned run average of 3.42 and a WHIP of 1.11 this season. He has 169 strikeouts over his 165.2 innings pitched and he's given up 140 hits. He's allowed 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.52 and they have given up 455 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 562 hitters and walked 218 batters. As a team, Boston allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.64. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 1,199 base hits and 546 earned runs. They have allowed 159 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 463 batters and struck out 1,438. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.75.
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 .337, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. J.D. Martinez is hitting .328 with an on-base percentage of .398. He has 176 hits this season in 537 at bats with 122 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .628 and an OPS+ of 172. Andrew Benintendi is hitting .287 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .363. He has totaled 156 hits and he has driven in 81 men in 544 at bats. His OPS+ is 123 while his slugging percentage is at .467. The Red Sox have 1,386 hits, including 323 doubles and 189 home runs. Boston has walked 512 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,152 times as a unit. They have left 1,025 men on base and have a team OPS of .787. They score 5.33 runs per contest and have scored a total of 799 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 91-58 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.46, Luis Severino has a 17-8 record and a 1.14 WHIP. He has 207 strikeouts over the 179.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 163 hits. He's allowing 8.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.27 and they have given up 440 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 670 batters and walked 197 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.76. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,199 base knocks and 559 earned runs this season. They have given up 162 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 444 hitters and struck out 1,493 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.61.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 14th in the league. The Yankees hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Miguel Andujar comes into this matchup batting .298 with an OBP of .332. He has 156 hits this year along with 83 RBI in 524 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .519 with an OPS+ of 124. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .265 this season and he has an OBP of .341. He has collected 152 hits in 573 at bats while driving in 89 runs. He has an OPS+ of 123 and a slugging percentage of .501. The Yankees as a unit have 1,261 base hits, including 244 doubles and 241 homers. New York has walked 570 times this year and they have struck out on 1,302 occasions. They have had 1,019 men left on base and have an OPS of .775. They have scored 5.12 runs per game and totaled 763 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Red Sox -130
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