Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Prediction, 9/19/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox
Date: Sunday, September 19, 2021
Location: Fenway Park in Boston, MA
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore (+255) Boston (-385)
Nathan Eovaldi and the Boston Red Sox (84-65, 2nd in AL East) play the Baltimore Orioles (47-100, 5th in AL East) at Fenway Park on Sunday. The Red Sox open this contest at -385 while the Orioles are priced at +255. The total opens at 10. The pitchers who are expected to start are Alexander Wells and Nathan Eovaldi.
Baltimore has a slugging percentage of .405 and have been called out on strikes 1,311 times, while being walked on 411 occasions. They have compiled 583 RBI's in addition to 1,180 hits so far this year, and their average at the plate is at .239. The Orioles have accumulated 244 doubles as a unit and have hit 182 balls out of the park. They are sitting with 609 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .304. As a team, the Baltimore Orioles are earning 4.1 runs per contest, which is 26th in MLB.
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Orioles pitchers have allowed 235 home runs and also 877 total runs (30th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 527 players from the other team and their FIP is 5.17 as a unit for the season. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.16 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.50. The Orioles have an ERA of 5.91 over the course of the season (30th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 1,140 hitters.
Orioles bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 190 times in addition to having 137 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have a total of 54 holds on the year (30th in the league). The Orioles bullpen have recorded a save percentage of 48.9% and has entered the game in 100 save situations. They have accumulated 22 saves on the campaign and have blown 23 of 45 chances to save the game. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 303 base runners this season and 40.6% of those runners crossed home plate. The Orioles have dispatched 508 relief pitchers to the hill for the year.
The Orioles have converted 68.2% of balls hit into play into outs in their 11,451 innings, which has them sitting 28th in pro baseball. The Baltimore Orioles have earned 3,817 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 1,216 assists and 72 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .986 which puts them in 8th in MLB, and they have turned 993 double plays.
Wells has thrown 26 frames and has earned 20 punch outs so far in his MLB career. His ERA is 7.76 (23 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.913. He has given up 39 base knocks (13.2 hits per 9 innings) and has had 12 walks. Wells (1-3 win-loss record in his career) holds a FIP of 6.65 and he has faced 133 opposing hitters in the major leagues.
Boston has tallied 199 long balls so far this season and 719 RBIs. They have notched 306 two-baggers, while taking a walk 469 times and putting up 759 runs. The Boston Red Sox are sitting with an on-base percentage of .327 in addition to a team batting average of .260 so far this year. The Red Sox hold a team slugging % of .447 and they are recording 5.09 runs per outing (4th in MLB). They have been called out on strikes on 1,283 occasions (14th in the league) and have recorded 1,314 base hits.
The Boston pitching staff have surrendered 693 runs so far this year while having an ERA of 4.25 (616 earned runs conceded). They have given up 163 long balls and they allow 4.78 runs per 9 innings (18th in baseball). The Red Sox have a WHIP of 1.378 in addition to having a FIP of 3.98 as a pitching staff for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.79 (1,389 strikeouts vs 498 walks). They come in at 28th in MLB as a staff in total hits given up with 1,299.
Boston has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 68 save opportunities and they have converted 45 saves. They rank 5th in the league with a save percentage of 66.2%, and they have dispatched 509 relievers onto the diamond on the season. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 176 times in high leverage situations and also on 162 occasions with base runners. Boston relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 30.2% out of 248 inherited base runners. Sitting with 156 save situations, the Red Sox have compiled 83 holds in addition to 23 blown saves.
In 11,736 innings played, the Red Sox hold a defensive efficiency of 65.9% (30th in professional baseball). The Boston Red Sox have turned 133 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .980 (29th in professional baseball). The Red Sox have 1,312 assists, 104 errors and have a total of 3,912 putouts this year.
In his career, Eovaldi has given up 1,174 base knocks while he has earned 942 strikeouts in 1,134 frames. He has surrendered 524 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.327 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.8. His K/BB ratio is 2.84 and he has gone up against 4,832 hitters in his pro baseball career. Eovaldi (60-64 mark in his career) has earned a 4.16 earned run average while giving up 9.3 hits per nine innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Boston (-385) and under 10 runs
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