Red Sox vs. Phillies - 9/6/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Philadelphia Phillies (53-82) at Boston Red Sox (62-72)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, September 6, 2015 at 1:35 pm (Fenway Park)
Jerad Eickhoff (1-2) (2.84) vs. Eduardo Rodriguez (8-5) (4.25)
The Line: Boston Red Sox -210 / Philadelphia Phillies +194 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
The Boston Red Sox look to sweep the Philadelphia Phillies Sunday afternoon.
The Philadelphia Phillies need a win after losing five of their last six games. The Phillies have scored 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight of their last 10 games. The Phillies have lost seven of their last 10 when scoring more than three runs. Odubel Herrera leads Philly with 123 hits and 36 RBI while Freddy Galvis and Cesar Hernandez have combined for 68 RBI. The Philadelphia Phillies have split their last eight road games. Jerad Eickhoff gets the ball, and he’s 1-2 with a 2.84 ERA and 15 strikeouts this season. This is Eickhoff’s first career game against the Red Sox.
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The Boston Red Sox look for a win after winning six of their last nine games. The Red Sox have scored 24 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last six games. The Red Sox have won five of their last eight when scoring more than three runs. Xander Bogaerts leads Boston with 162 hits and 69 RBI while Mookie Betts and Brock Holt have combined for 103 RBI. The Boston Red Sox have split their last eight home games. Eduardo Rodriguez takes the hill, and he’s 8-5 with a 4.25 ERA and 73 strikeouts this season. This is Rodriguez’s first career game against the Phillies.
The Phillies are 11-23 in their last 34 vs. American League East and 1-4 in their last 5 during game 3 of a series. The Red Sox are 68-31 in their last 99 vs. National League East and 6-1 in Rodriguezs last 7 home starts. The Phillies are 2-8 in the last 10 meetings in Boston.
The Phillies are back in one of those slumps where they don't even provide value with crazy plus money. Look for the Sox to complete the sweep.