Toronto Blue Jays at Boston Red Sox 7/14/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, July 14, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Sam Gaviglio vs. Eduardo Rodriguez
Fenway Park is the site of the matchup between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Boston Red Sox on Saturday, July 14, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Sam Gaviglio for the Blue Jays and Eduardo Rodriguez for the Red Sox.
Toronto opens at +105 while Boston opens at -115. The Blue Jays have a 44-42-6 over/under record and a 44-48-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 57-38-0 against the run line and have a 46-46-3 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 44-42-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 44-48-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 46-46-3 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 57-38-0 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
07/13/18 3B Rafael Devers Shoulder 10-day DL (07/11)
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 42-50 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sam Gaviglio has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 4.70 and a WHIP of 1.30 this year. He has 51 strikeouts over his 53.2 innings pitched and he's given up 53 hits. He's allowed 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.93 and they have given up 325 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 339 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 4.53. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 820 base hits and 413 earned runs. They have allowed 117 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 315 batters and struck out 775. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.36.
As a team Toronto is hitting .237, good for 24th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .419 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 .240 with an on-base percentage of .272. He has 81 hits this season in 338 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .396 and an OPS+ of 82. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .246 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .304. He has totaled 86 hits and he has driven in 48 men in 349 at bats. His OPS+ is 101 while his slugging percentage is at .436. The Blue Jays have 738 hits, including 176 doubles and 122 home runs. Toronto has walked 300 times so far this season and they have struck out 786 times as a unit. They have left 591 men on base and have a team OPS of .727. They score 4.41 runs per contest and have scored a total of 406 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 66-29 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.62, Eduardo Rodriguez has a 11-3 record and a 1.25 WHIP this season. He has 105 strikeouts over the 99.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 92 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.67. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.24 and they have given up 258 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 329 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 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.53. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 752 base knocks and 336 earned runs this season. They have given up 95 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 282 hitters and struck out 922 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 .462 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, 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 .297 with an OBP of .380. He has 104 hits this year along with 57 RBI in 350 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .517 with an OPS+ of 139. J.D. Martinez is hitting .329 this season and he has an OBP of .392. He has collected 113 hits in 343 at bats while driving in 79 runs. He has an OPS+ of 172 and a slugging percentage of .644. The Red Sox as a unit have 899 base hits, including 208 doubles and 131 homers. Boston has walked 310 times this year and they have struck out on 725 occasions. They have had 653 men left on base and have an OPS of .800. They have scored 5.39 runs per game and totaled 512 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Red Sox -115
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