Toronto Blue Jays at Boston Red Sox 7/13/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, July 13, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Ryan Borucki vs. Rick Porcello
Fenway Park is the site of the matchup between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Boston Red Sox on Friday, July 13, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Ryan Borucki for the Blue Jays and Rick Porcello for the Red Sox.
Toronto opens at +214 while Boston opens at -232. The Blue Jays have a 43-42-6 over/under record and a 44-47-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 56-38-0 against the run line and have a 45-46-3 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 43-42-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 44-47-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 45-46-3 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 56-38-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
07/08/18 P Rhiner Cruz Groin 10-day DL (07/08)
07/03/18 P Marco Estrada Hip left last game, is "?" for next scheduled start
07/01/18 P Ryan Tepera Elbow 10-day DL (06/28)
06/23/18 P Aaron Sanchez Finger 10-day DL (06/23)
06/23/18 P Jaime Garcia Shoulder 10-day DL (06/23)
06/22/18 P Danny Barnes Knee 10-day DL (06/22)
06/01/18 3B Josh Donaldson Calf 10-day DL (05/29)
05/08/18 P Roberto Osuna Personal is out indefinitely
03/26/18 SS Troy Tulowitzki Foot 60-day DL (03/29)
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
07/08/18 P Brian Johnson Hip 10-day DL (07/05)
07/08/18 C Christian Vazquez Finger 10-day DL (07/08)
06/27/18 P Steven Wright Knee 10-day DL (06/23)
06/05/18 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 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 Blue Jays have a 42-49 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ryan Borucki has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 2.25 and a WHIP of 1.25 this year. He has 16 strikeouts over his 20 innings pitched and he's given up 19 hits. He's allowed 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.95 and they have given up 322 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 335 hitters and walked 123 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 812 base hits and 412 earned runs. They have allowed 116 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 314 batters and struck out 765. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.38.
As a team Toronto is hitting .236, good for 25th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Kevin Pillar is hitting .243 with an on-base percentage of .275. He has 81 hits this season in 334 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .401 and an OPS+ of 84. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .248 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .306. He has totaled 86 hits and he has driven in 48 men in 347 at bats. His OPS+ is 102 while his slugging percentage is at .438. The Blue Jays have 727 hits, including 174 doubles and 120 home runs. Toronto has walked 300 times so far this season and they have struck out 776 times as a unit. They have left 585 men on base and have a team OPS of .726. They score 4.42 runs per contest and have scored a total of 402 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 65-29 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.58, Rick Porcello has a 11-3 record and a 1.17 WHIP this season. He has 113 strikeouts over the 118 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 111 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.23 and they have given up 253 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 327 batters and walked 115 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.53. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 741 base knocks and 332 earned runs this season. They have given up 93 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 282 hitters and struck out 912 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.54.
As a team, they are batting .272, good for 1st in the league. The Red Sox hold a .463 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.5 hits per contest. Andrew Benintendi comes into this matchup batting .301 with an OBP of .384. He has 104 hits this year along with 57 RBI in 346 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .523 with an OPS+ of 141. J.D. Martinez is hitting .330 this season and he has an OBP of .393. He has collected 112 hits in 339 at bats while driving in 79 runs. He has an OPS+ of 174 and a slugging percentage of .649. The Red Sox as a unit have 891 base hits, including 206 doubles and 130 homers. Boston has walked 309 times this year and they have struck out on 715 occasions. They have had 649 men left on base and have an OPS of .801. They have scored 5.38 runs per game and totaled 506 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Red Sox -232
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