New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox 8/2/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Thursday, August 2, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: CC Sabathia vs. Brian Johnson
The New York Yankees visit Fenway Park on Thursday, August 2, 2018 to play the Boston Red Sox. The probable starters are CC Sabathia for the Yankees and Brian Johnson for the Red Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at +120 and Boston at -130. The Yankees have a 48-52-5 over/under record and a 56-49-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 63-46-0 against the run line and have a 50-56-3 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 48-52-5 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 56-49-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 50-56-3 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 63-46-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
08/01/18 P J.A. Happ Illness is "?" for next scheduled start Saturday vs Boston Red Sox
07/27/18 P Sonny Gray Thumb injured last game, probable next start Wednesday vs Baltimore Orioles
07/26/18 RF Aaron Judge Wrist 10-day DL (07/26)
07/24/18 C Gary Sanchez Groin 10-day DL (07/24)
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)
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
08/01/18 SS Xander Bogaerts Hand injured last game, is "?" Thursday vs New York Yankees
07/31/18 P Chris Sale Shoulder 10-day DL (07/28)
07/29/18 3B Rafael Devers Leg 10-day DL (07/29)
07/15/18 P Eduardo Rodriguez Ankle 10-day DL (07/15)
07/08/18 C Christian Vazquez Finger 10-day DL (07/08)
06/27/18 P Steven Wright Knee 10-day DL (06/23)
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 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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 68-37 overall record this season. Starting pitcher CC Sabathia has a 6-4 record with an earned run average of 3.53 and a WHIP of 1.29 this year. He has 85 strikeouts over his 104.2 innings pitched and he's given up 104 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.91 and they have given up 276 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .201 against the bullpen and they've struck out 481 hitters and walked 134 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.56. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 796 base hits and 374 earned runs. They have allowed 116 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 318 batters and struck out 1,050. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.18 and their FIP as a unit is 3.68.
As a team New York is hitting .256, good for 9th in the league. The Yankees hold a .458 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .278 with an on-base percentage of .343. He has 113 hits this season in 407 at bats with 64 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .506 and an OPS+ of 126. Didi Gregorius is hitting .264 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .326. He has totaled 102 hits and he has driven in 60 men in 386 at bats. His OPS+ is 112 while his slugging percentage is at .472. The Yankees have 920 hits, including 195 doubles and 168 home runs. New York has walked 398 times so far this season and they have struck out 936 times as a unit. They have left 737 men on base and have a team OPS of .791. They score 5.2 runs per contest and have scored a total of 546 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 75-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.45, Brian Johnson has a 1-3 record and a 1.40 WHIP this year. He has 52 strikeouts over the 60 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 64 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.34 and they have given up 305 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 388 batters and walked 141 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.47. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 863 base knocks and 380 earned runs this season. They have given up 105 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 331 hitters and struck out 1,055 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.55.
As a team, they are batting .268, good for 1st in the league. The Red Sox hold a .455 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Andrew Benintendi comes into this matchup batting .296 with an OBP of .378. He has 116 hits this year along with 62 RBI in 392 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .503 with an OPS+ of 134. J.D. Martinez is hitting .323 this season and he has an OBP of .391. He has collected 126 hits in 390 at bats while driving in 89 runs. He has an OPS+ of 169 and a slugging percentage of .638. The Red Sox as a unit have 1,017 base hits, including 236 doubles and 144 homers. Boston has walked 357 times this year and they have struck out on 844 occasions. They have had 753 men left on base and have an OPS of .790. They have scored 5.25 runs per game and totaled 572 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Red Sox -130 and over 10 total runs
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