Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees MLB Picks & Predictions 6/2/2019
Sunday, June 2, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: David Price vs. CC Sabathia
Yankee Stadium is the venue where Gleyber Torres and the New York Yankees (37-19, 1st in AL East) will play the Boston Red Sox (29-28, 3rd in AL East) on Sunday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Red Sox priced at -123 and the Yankees are at +113. The total is set at 9.5.
The Red Sox have been a pretty good option for MLB wagerers, having gone 29-28-0 SU. New York is covering 66.1% of the time, going 37-19-0 straight up. The Red Sox have been a pretty good option for MLB wagerers as favorites, going 25-24-0 SU. The Yankees cover 45.5% of the time as the underdog, having gone 5-6-0 straight up.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Red Sox have been an awful Under choice for O/U bettors, having gone 32-23-2.
Boston is covering 48.4% of the time as the away team, having gone 15-16-0 straight up.
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The Yankees cover 64.5% of the time at Yankee Stadium, going 20-11-0 SU.
The Yankees have been a decent Over choice for O/U bettors, having gone 29-24-3.
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
5/31/2019 Steve Pearce 1B Back Probable for Jun 1
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 Brian Johnson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
5/29/2019 Mitch Moreland 1B Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 5
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 Didi Gregorius SS Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 5
5/26/2019 Jake Barrett RP 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 29-28 overall record this season. Starting pitcher David Price has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 2.83 and a WHIP of 1.03 this season. He has 53 strikeouts over his 47.2 innings pitched and he's given up 38 hits. He's allowed 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.08 and they have given up 185 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the bullpen and they've struck out 246 hitters and walked 94 batters. As a team, Boston allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 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 459 base hits and 251 earned runs. They have allowed 73 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 192 batters and struck out 554. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.12.
As a team Boston is hitting .259, good for 7th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Mookie Betts is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .398. He has 62 hits this season in 216 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .477 and an OPS+ of 129. J.D. Martinez is hitting .292 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .372. He has totaled 57 hits and he has driven in 31 men in 195 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .518. The Red Sox have 511 hits, including 106 doubles and 83 home runs. Boston has walked 230 times so far this season and they have struck out 465 times as a unit. They have left 411 men on base and have a team OPS of .781. They score 5.33 runs per contest and have scored a total of 304 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 37-19 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.48, CC Sabathia has a 3-1 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 34 strikeouts over the 41.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 35 hits. He's allowing 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.27. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.56 and they have given up 173 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 248 batters and walked 87 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.7 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 3.68. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 432 base knocks and 205 earned runs this season. They have given up 74 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 175 hitters and struck out 536 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 4.07.
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 12th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Gleyber Torres comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .329. He has 60 hits this year along with 31 RBI in 209 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .545 with an OPS+ of 128. Luke Voit is hitting .257 this season and he has an OBP of .371. He has collected 53 hits in 206 at bats while driving in 38 runs. He has an OPS+ of 131 and a slugging percentage of .505. The Yankees as a unit have 486 base hits, including 80 doubles and 91 homers. New York has walked 203 times this year and they have struck out on 487 occasions. They have had 360 men left on base and have an OPS of .786. They have scored 5.36 runs per game and totaled 300 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Red Sox -123
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