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Boston vs. Baltimore, 06/01/2017 19:05 EDT, Score: 5 - 7

Money Line: -125 Boston

Sportsbook: PinnacleSports

Result: Loss

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Oriole Park

Probable Pitchers: Eduardo Rodriguez vs. Wade Miley

Oriole Park is the site of the matchup between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday, June 1, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Eduardo Rodriguez for the Red Sox and Wade Miley for the Orioles.

Boston opens at -117 while Baltimore opens at +107. The Red Sox have a 24-25-2 over/under record and a 26-25-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 24-26-0 against the run line and have a 24-24-2 over/under record.

Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends

The Boston Red Sox are 24-25-2 against the over/under

The Boston Red Sox are 26-25-0 against the run line

Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends

The Baltimore Orioles are 24-24-2 against the over/under

The Baltimore Orioles are 24-26-0 against the run line

Key Boston Red Sox Injuries

05/29/17 2B Dustin Pedroia Wrist 10-day DL (5/30)
05/28/17 SS Marco Hernandez Shoulder 60-day DL (05/04)
05/28/17 LF Brock Holt Vertigo 10-day DL (04/21)
05/28/17 P Carson Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
05/28/17 P Roenis Elias Oblique 10-day DL (04/01)
05/28/17 P Steven Wright Knee 60-day DL (04/30)
05/28/17 P Tyler Thornburg Shoulder 60-day DL (04/01)

Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries

05/30/17 CF Adam Jones Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. New York Yankees
05/28/17 CF Anthony Santander Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Zach Britton Forearm 10-day DL (05/05)
05/21/17 2B Ryan Flaherty Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)

Useful Pitching Statistics

The Red Sox have a 28-23 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez has a 4-1 record with an earned run average of 2.77 and a WHIP of 1.12. He has 59 strikeouts over his 55.1 innings pitched and he's given up 41 hits. He allows 6.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.14 and they have given up 128 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the bullpen and they've struck out 164 hitters and walked 50 batters. As a team, Boston allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.85. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 423 base hits and 191 earned runs. They have allowed 59 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 129 batters and struck out 479. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.56.

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Hitting Statistics

As a team Boston is hitting .268, good for 3rd in the league. The Red Sox hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Mitch Moreland is hitting .271 with an on-base percentage of .369. He has 46 hits this season in 170 at bats with 26 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .453 and an OPS+ of 117. Mookie Betts is hitting .274 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .355. He has totaled 52 hits and he has driven in 31 men in 190 at bats. His OPS+ is 119 while his slugging percentage is at .479. The Red Sox have 455 hits, including 93 doubles and 42 home runs. Boston has walked 183 times so far this season and they have struck out 332 times as a unit. They have left 353 men on base and have a team OPS of .746. They score 4.7 runs per contest and have scored a total of 235 runs this year.

Useful Pitching Statistics

Baltimore has a 26-24 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.02, Wade Miley has a 1-3 record and a 1.51 WHIP. He has 51 strikeouts over the 53.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 50 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.80 and they have given up 184 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 164 batters and walked 71 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.3. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 462 base knocks and 211 earned runs this season. They have given up 60 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 180 hitters and struck out 355 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.55.

Hitting Statistics

As a team, they are batting .251, good for 13th in the league. The Orioles hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Adam Jones comes into this matchup batting .258 with an OBP of .302. He has 49 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 190 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .411 with an OPS+ of 92. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .275 this season and he has an OBP of .324. He has collected 47 hits in 171 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 115 and a slugging percentage of .480. The Orioles as a unit have 434 base hits, including 79 doubles and 67 homers. Baltimore has walked 135 times this year and they have struck out on 439 occasions. They have had 342 men left on base and have an OPS of .726. They have scored 4.41 runs per game and totaled 216 runs this season.

Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Orioles MLB game against the spread?

Doc's Sports Pick: Take the Red Sox -117


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