Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees MLB Picks & Predictions 6/1/2019
Saturday, June 1, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Eduardo Rodriguez vs. Domingo German
Luke Voit and the New York Yankees (36-19, 1st in AL East) play the Boston Red Sox (29-27, 3rd in AL East) at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 1, 2019. The Yankees open this game at -120 while the Red Sox are coming in at +110. The total is set at 9.
The Red Sox have been a decent option for MLB bettors, having gone 29-27-0 SU. New York covers 65.5% of the time, going 36-19-0 straight up. The Yankees have been a great choice for wagerers as the favorite, going 32-13-0 SU. Boston has gone 4-4-0 straight up as an underdog, so they are covering 50.0% of the time.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Red Sox have been a bad Under option for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 32-22-2.
The Red Sox are covering 50.0% of the time as the road team, having gone 15-15-0 straight up.
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The Yankees are covering 63.3% of the time at Yankee Stadium, going 19-11-0 SU.
The Yankees have been a bad Under option for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 29-23-3.
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
5/30/2019 Tzu-Wei Lin 2B Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 6
5/30/2019 Hector Velazquez RP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 9
5/29/2019 Mitch Moreland 1B Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 5
5/29/2019 Brian Johnson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
5/28/2019 Dustin Pedroia 2B Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
5/23/2019 Tyler Thornburg RP Hip Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
4/23/2019 Nathan Eovaldi SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 12
11/1/2019 Austin Maddox RP Shoulder Out for the season
Key New York Yankees Injuries
5/30/2019 Troy Tulowitzki SS Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 11
5/28/2019 Aaron Judge RF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
5/26/2019 Jake Barrett RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 5
5/26/2019 Didi Gregorius SS Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 5
5/23/2019 CC Sabathia SP Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 2
5/22/2019 Giancarlo Stanton LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
5/21/2019 Dellin Betances RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 19
5/21/2019 Miguel Andujar DH Shoulder Out for the season
5/15/2019 Jonathan Loaisiga SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 15
5/12/2019 Greg Bird 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
5/5/2019 Luis Severino SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
4/21/2019 Jacoby Ellsbury CF Foot Expected to be out until at least Jun 11
4/4/2019 Ben Heller RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
3/23/2019 Jordan Montgomery SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 29-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez has a 5-3 record with an earned run average of 5.04 and a WHIP of 1.40 this season. He has 66 strikeouts over his 60.2 innings pitched and he's given up 65 hits. He's allowed 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.12 and they have given up 184 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the bullpen and they've struck out 243 hitters and walked 93 batters. As a team, Boston allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.43. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 451 base hits and 247 earned runs. They have allowed 72 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 190 batters and struck out 541. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.15.
As a team Boston is hitting .260, good for 7th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. J.D. Martinez is hitting .298 with an on-base percentage of .379. He has 57 hits this season in 191 at bats with 31 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .529 and an OPS+ of 135. Mookie Betts is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .400. He has totaled 62 hits and he has driven in 27 men in 213 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .484. The Red Sox have 506 hits, including 106 doubles and 82 home runs. Boston has walked 227 times so far this season and they have struck out 456 times as a unit. They have left 406 men on base and have a team OPS of .785. They score 5.41 runs per contest and have scored a total of 303 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 36-19 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.43, Domingo German has a 9-1 record and a 1.04 WHIP. He has 63 strikeouts over the 60.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 47 hits. He's allowing 7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.63 and they have given up 171 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 244 batters and walked 86 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.8 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 3.72. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 427 base knocks and 204 earned runs this season. They have given up 73 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 172 hitters and struck out 527 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 4.08.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 8th in the league. The Yankees hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Luke Voit comes into this matchup batting .262 with an OBP of .378. He has 53 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 202 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .515 with an OPS+ of 135. Gleyber Torres is hitting .288 this season and he has an OBP of .330. He has collected 59 hits in 205 at bats while driving in 31 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .551. The Yankees as a unit have 478 base hits, including 78 doubles and 90 homers. New York has walked 201 times this year and they have struck out on 474 occasions. They have had 356 men left on base and have an OPS of .786. They have scored 5.38 runs per game and totaled 296 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Red Sox +110
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