New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox Prediction, 9/14/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox
Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Location: Fenway Park in Boston, MA
The Boston Red Sox (69-72) are hosting the New York Yankees (85-56) at Fenway Park on Wednesday. The pitchers expected to start will be Nestor Cortes Jr and Brayan Bello.
The Yankees have accrued 192 doubles as a unit and have knocked 221 balls out of the park. New York is slugging .423 and have been rung up 1,192 times, while drawing a walk on 536 occasions. As a team, the New York Yankees are notching 4.9 runs/g, which is 3rd in MLB. They have compiled 663 runs batted in and 1,130 hits this season, and their average at the plate sits at .239. They have notched a total of 697 runs while holding a team OBP of .323.
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The Yankees have an ERA of 3.28 for the year (3rd in the league), and they have rung up 1,258 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 369 batters and their FIP is 3.53 as a team on the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.41 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.11. Yankees pitchers have given up 135 long balls and also 491 runs (3rd in MLB).
The Yankees have sent 435 relief pitchers to the mound this year. The relievers have inherited 212 runners this season with 28.8% of those players crossed the plate. They have accumulated 41 saves this year and have not converted 18 of 59 save chances. The Yankees relief pitchers have accumulated a save percentage of 69.5% and stepped onto the hill in 132 save situations. The relief pitchers have notched 69 holds this year (19th in the league). Yankees pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 153 times in addition to having 160 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Yankees have turned 71.8% of balls hit into play into outs in their 11,397 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 3rd in MLB. The New York Yankees have accounted for 3,799 putouts for the season, in addition to 1,299 assists and 68 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .987 which ranks 9th in professional baseball, and have a total of 90 double plays.
Cortes Jr has pitched in 307 innings and has earned 318 strikeouts thus far in his career. His earned run average is 3.81 (130 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.182. He has surrendered 270 base knocks (7.9 hits per nine innings) and has 93 free passes. Cortes Jr (16-9 career mark) has earned a FIP of 4.35 while facing 1,270 batters in the majors.
The Red Sox hold a team SLG% of .411 and they have an average of 4.57 runs per contest (8th in baseball). They have tallied 317 two-baggers, while walking 409 times and putting up 644 runs. Boston is sitting with 133 home runs this year as well as 616 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 1,200 occasions (13th in baseball) and have 1,265 hits. The Boston Red Sox are sitting with an on-base percentage of .321 as well as a team batting average of .260 over the course of the season.
The Red Sox have a team WHIP of 1.329 with a FIP of 4.05 as a unit so far this season. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.59 (1,180 strikeouts against 455 walks). They are currently ranked 25th in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 1,212. They have given up 151 home runs and they surrender 4.86 runs per 9 innings (25th in the league). The Boston pitching staff have allowed 677 runs on the season while having a team ERA of 4.47 (623 earned runs surrendered).
Boston bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 38.7% out of their 217 inherited base runners. Their relievers have come in 162 times in high leverage situations and on 146 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 136 save situations, the Red Sox have amassed 77 holds in addition to 26 blown saves. They are currently ranked 26th in MLB holding a save percentage of 55.9%, and they have sent 507 relievers to the hill over the course of the season. Boston has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 59 save chances and they have tallied 33 saves.
In their 11,286 innings on the field, the Red Sox hold a efficiency on defense of 68.7% (26th in MLB). The Boston Red Sox have gotten 114 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .986 (13th in the majors). The Red Sox have recorded 1,269 assists, 71 errors and have a total of 3,762 putouts for the year.
Bello (1-5 mark in his career) has a 5.79 ERA while allowing 10.8 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.80 and he has faced 171 opposing hitters in his pro baseball career. He has surrendered 24 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.741 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.0. In his pro baseball career, Bello has surrendered 45 base knocks while he has tallied 36 punch outs in 37 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Boston
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