MLB

Philadelphia Phillies vs. Boston Red Sox – 9/15/19 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction


2019-09-15 12:05:00 EDT

The Boston Red Sox and the Philadelphia Phillies will match up on the MLB diamond Sunday.

In the first installment of this two-game set on Saturday, neither team could hit the scoreboard until the seventh inning, where they traded runs on a 1-1 tie. Boston broke through with one more run in the ninth to eke through on a 2-1 win.

For Sunday’s game, the Red Sox will send out Rick Porcello. In his 157.1 innings and 12-12 mark so far, Porcello has a 5.83 ERA with 123 Ks and 44 BBs.

Who did our Top Experts Pick?
(click here to find out!)

Over on the Phillies’ side, they’re going with Vince Velasquez in the start Sunday. Across 103.2 innings and a 6-7 mark this year, Velasquez has a 4.95 ERA with 113 Ks and 41 BBs.

Sportsbook Bonus Offer: $2000 In RISK FREE Bets

The Red Sox are 2-7 in their last nine Sunday games and 4-0 in Porcello’s last four road starts. Boston is 7-1 in Porcello’s last eight starts versus the NL East and 16-5 in his last 21 interleague starts.

Meanwhile, the Phillies are 5-2 in their last seven in game two of a series and 4-1 in Velasquez’s last five starts. Philly is 9-3 in Velasquez’s last 12 home starts and 5-2 in his last seven with six days’ rest.

Porcello has had a couple of rough outings lately. In his last pair, he’s given up 12 earned in 8.0 innings on 15 hits. Porcello has also lost five of his last eight starts.

As for Velasquez, he’s given up five earned over his last 7.1 innings over two starts but hasn’t recorded a decision. I’m not necessarily thrilled about it but I’m going to stay on the Phillies here.

Andrew Jett's Free Pick:
Philadelphia Phillies -125
Bet $20 Win $100 on Any Event

Andrew Jett

Andrew has been writing about college, professional and fantasy sports betting since 2013. Andrew's goal is to break down the complicated numbers and trends into a language that's easily accessible to novice sports bettors and seasoned professionals alike.

Related Articles

Back to top button