Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Prediction, 9/25/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees
Date: Sunday, September 25, 2022
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
The Boston Red Sox (72-78) are on their way to Yankee Stadium on Sunday where they will go up against the New York Yankees (92-58). The expected starting pitchers will be Brayan Bello and Nestor Cortes Jr.
As a squad, the Boston Red Sox are compiling 4.6 runs per game, which has them at 8th in the league. They have racked up 682 runs and have an on-base percentage of .321. The Red Sox have recorded 334 doubles as a team and have hit 143 baseballs out of the park. They have compiled 653 runs batted in and 1,335 base knocks so far this year, while their batting average is sitting at .258. Boston is slugging .411 and have been called out on strikes 1,290 times, while taking a walk on 441 occasions.
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Red Sox pitchers have conceded 159 home runs and 720 total runs (24th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 488 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 4.03 as a team for the season. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.57 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.34. The Red Sox hold a team ERA of 4.45 so far this season (24th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 1,253 batters.
Red Sox pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 152 times as well as having 173 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have notched 82 holds over the course of the season (12th in the league). The Red Sox bullpen have accumulated a save percentage of 55.6% and stepped onto the hill in 145 save situations. They have accumulated 35 saves so far this season and have missed out on 28 of their 63 chances to get a save. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 226 runners for the year with 38.9% of them crossed the plate. The Red Sox have sent 541 relief pitchers to the mound on the year.
The Boston Red Sox have accounted for 4,002 putouts this season, as well as 1,349 assists and 78 errors. Their fielding rate is at .986 which has them ranked 15th in professional baseball, and have earned 122 double plays. The Red Sox have converted 68.5% of balls hit into play into outs in their 12,006 innings, which has them ranked 26th in pro baseball.
Bello (2-6 record in his career) holds a FIP of 2.98 while he has gone up against 218 hitters in the major leagues. He has conceded 59 base knocks (11.2 hits per 9 innings) and has 23 free passes. His ERA is 4.75 (25 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.732. Bello has taken the ball for 47 innings and has accumulated 47 K's during his MLB career.
The Yankees hold a team slugging percentage of .428 and they earn 5.07 runs per game (2nd in baseball). They have 212 two-baggers, while getting a free base 575 times as well as putting up 761 runs. New York has compiled 238 home runs this season and 723 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 1,280 occasions (16th in MLB) and have totaled 1,216 base hits. The New York Yankees have a team on-base percentage of .324 in addition to a team batting average of .241 this year.
The New York pitching staff have given up 537 runs this year while holding a team ERA of 3.36 (504 earned runs surrendered). They have surrendered 149 HR's and they allow 3.59 runs per 9 innings (3rd in baseball). The Yankees are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.121 with a FIP of 3.57 as a squad on the season. Their K/BB ratio is 3.34 (1,355 strikeouts against 406 walks). They have a ranking of 3rd in MLB as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,105.
Sitting with 140 save situations, the Yankees have accrued 73 holds in addition to 20 blown saves. New York has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 63 save opportunities and they have come away with 43 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 169 times in high leverage situations and also on 166 occasions with runners on base. New York bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 30.2% out of their 232 inherited base runners. They sit at 10th in MLB holding a save percentage of 68.3%, and they have sent 471 relievers to the hill over the course of the season.
The New York Yankees have gotten 93 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .987 (7th in professional baseball). The Yankees have racked up 1,364 assists, 71 errors and have 4,044 putouts this year. In their 12,132 innings on the field, the Yankees have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 71.8% (3rd in the majors).
During his MLB career, Cortes Jr has allowed 278 hits while he has totaled 329 punch outs in 317 innings pitched. He has allowed a total of 132 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.183 and a FIP of 4.3. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.39 and he has faced 1,312 hitters so far in his MLB career. Cortes Jr (17-9 career win-loss record) holds a 3.75 earned run average and has conceded 7.9 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take New York
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