Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Prediction, 7/15/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees
Date: Friday, July 15, 2022
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
The New York Yankees (62-26) will take on the Boston Red Sox (47-42) at Yankee Stadium on Friday. The pitchers taking the mound are Nathan Eovaldi and Jordan Montgomery.
The Red Sox have accrued 204 doubles as a team and have smacked 85 baseballs out of the stadium. Boston has a slugging rate of .413 and have been called out on strikes 720 times, while being walked on 266 occasions. As a unit, the Boston Red Sox are compiling 4.7 runs per game, which is 6th in baseball. They have 399 runs batted in in addition to 798 base knocks this year, while their team batting average is .259. They have notched a total of 418 runs scored while having a team OBP of .322.
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The Red Sox are sitting with a team ERA of 3.83 for the year (14th in the league), and their staff has rung up 760 batters. They have walked 281 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.93 as a team for the year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.70 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.25. Red Sox pitchers have allowed 93 home runs and also 376 total runs (16th in MLB).
Red Sox pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 96 times in addition to having 107 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers are sitting with 57 holds on the campaign (7th in baseball). The Red Sox relief pitchers have a save percentage of 48.6% and has entered the game in 94 save situations. They have 18 saves on the year and have blown 19 of 37 save chances. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 137 base runners so far this season with 34.3% of those runners earned a run for their team. The Red Sox have sent 325 relief pitchers to the hill so far this year.
The Red Sox have transformed 70.1% of balls in play into outs out of their 7,005 innings, which has them sitting at 12th in pro baseball. The Boston Red Sox have a total of 2,335 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 757 assists and 45 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .986 which is 12th in baseball, and have a total of 74 double plays.
Eovaldi has pitched in 1,216 frames and has totaled 1,029 strikeouts in his career. Eovaldi (65-67 record in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.82 and he has gone up against 5,174 batters during his time in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.13 (558 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.318. He has given up 1,257 base hits (9.3 hits per nine innings) and has 346 free passes.
The Yankees have a SLG% of .441 and they are scoring 5.23 runs per outing (1st in baseball). They have hit 124 doubles, while getting a free base 341 times as well as putting up 460 runs. New York has hit 147 long balls over the course of the season to go along with 436 RBIs. They have struck out on 737 occasions (17th in the league) and have tallied 715 base knocks. The New York Yankees have a team OBP of .327 in addition to a batting average of .244 on the year.
The New York pitching staff have relinquished 283 runs this season while having an ERA of 3.08 (271 earned runs surrendered). They have conceded 83 HR's and they give up 3.22 runs per 9 innings (1st in baseball). The Yankees have a team WHIP of 1.087 in addition to having a FIP of 3.44 as a squad on the year. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 3.50 (806 strikeouts against 230 walks). They rank 3rd in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 630.
With 102 save situations, the Yankees have 55 holds and also 13 blown saves. New York has called on relief pitchers to enter the game in 43 save chances and they have recorded 30 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 101 times in high leverage situations and also on 90 occasions with runners on base. New York bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 31.5% of 124 inherited base runners. They rank 9th in the league holding a save rate of 69.8%, and they have sent 268 relievers onto the field over the course of the season.
The New York Yankees have gotten 50 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .988 (5th in pro baseball). The Yankees have accrued 797 assists, 38 errors and have 2,316 putouts for the season. In their 6,948 innings on the diamond, the Yankees are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 72.4% (2nd in baseball).
So far in his pro baseball career, Montgomery has allowed 451 base knocks while he has accumulated 457 K's in 484 innings. He has allowed 207 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.223 and a FIP of 3.9. His K/BB ratio is 3.24 and he has faced 2,025 opposing hitters in his MLB career. Montgomery (22-19 record in his career) has a 3.85 earned run average and has surrendered 8.4 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take New York
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