New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox 9/29/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 29, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Lance Lynn vs. Nathan Eovaldi
The New York Yankees head to Fenway Park on Saturday, September 29, 2018 to take on the Boston Red Sox. The expected starting pitchers are Lance Lynn for the Yankees and Nathan Eovaldi for the Red Sox.
The odds for this matchup have New York at +115 and Boston at -135. The Yankees have a 76-76-7 over/under mark and a 81-78-0 run line record. The Red Sox are 91-68-0 against the run line and have a 74-76-9 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 76-76-7 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 81-78-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 74-76-9 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 91-68-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
09/28/18 RF Aaron Hicks Hamstring is upgraded to probable Friday vs Boston Red Sox
09/24/18 SS Didi Gregorius Wrist is out indefinitely
09/19/18 LF Clint Frazier Concussion 60-day DL (09/19)
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
09/27/18 P Tyler Thornburg Shoulder is out for season
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 98-61 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Lance Lynn has a 9-10 record with an earned run average of 4.80 and a WHIP of 1.54 this year. He has 157 strikeouts over his 153.2 innings pitched and he's given up 161 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.36 and they have given up 476 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the bullpen and they've struck out 729 hitters and walked 213 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.74. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 1,282 base hits and 595 earned runs. They have allowed 173 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 477 batters and struck out 1,600. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.61.
As a team New York is hitting .249, good for 14th in the league. The Yankees hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Miguel Andujar is hitting .296 with an on-base percentage of .328. He has 166 hits this season in 560 at bats with 90 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .525 and an OPS+ of 124. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .262 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .341. He has totaled 159 hits and he has driven in 97 men in 608 at bats. His OPS+ is 123 while his slugging percentage is at .502. The Yankees have 1,344 hits, including 261 doubles and 260 home runs. New York has walked 616 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,385 times as a unit. They have left 1,080 men on base and have a team OPS of .779. They score 5.22 runs per contest and have scored a total of 830 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 107-52 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.88, Nathan Eovaldi has a 6-7 record and a 1.14 WHIP this season. He has 97 strikeouts over the 109 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 104 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.68. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.60 and they have given up 490 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 600 batters and walked 239 opposing hitters. 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 3.71. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,276 base knocks and 590 earned runs this season. They have given up 169 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 503 hitters and struck out 1,522 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.79.
As a team, they are batting .268, good for 1st in the league. The Red Sox hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. J.D. Martinez comes into this matchup batting .330 with an OBP of .403. He has 185 hits this year along with 127 RBI in 560 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .629 with an OPS+ of 174. Andrew Benintendi is hitting .287 this season and he has an OBP of .364. He has collected 164 hits in 571 at bats while driving in 86 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .462. The Red Sox as a unit have 1,480 base hits, including 345 doubles and 204 homers. Boston has walked 552 times this year and they have struck out on 1,219 occasions. They have had 1,097 men left on base and have an OPS of .791. They have scored 5.38 runs per game and totaled 855 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees +115
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