Philadelphia Phillies VS Boston Red Sox

MLB Baseball 07:05 PM ET

Thursday

09/08/2020

NESN, FS1, NSPA

Spread: Philadelphia Phillies -120

Over/Under: 7

Boston Red Sox vs Philadelphia Phillies Game 2 9/8/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Boston Red Sox vs Philadelphia Phillies Game 2 9/8/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Boston Red Sox vs Philadelphia Phillies Game 2 9/8/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Boston Red Sox will be hacking the ball against the Philadelphia Phillies at the Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on Tuesday, September 08, 2020, at 7:05 PM ET. Boston will try to win this game 2 of the doubleheader versus the Phillies after losing six of their last 8 contests. Philadelphia is still hot after winning their last contest against the Mets. The Red Sox are in 15th place in the American League with a 14-28 standing and a .333 team percentage and are in 5th place in the AL East Division. The Phillies are in 6th place in the National League with a 19-17 standing and a team percentage of .528 and are in 2nd place in the NL East Division.

Boston lost six of their last 10 contests, including their last defeat versus Toronto (8-10). Alex Verdugo scored 46 hits and 13 RBIs in leading the Red Sox. Xander Bogaerts and Rafael Devers recorded a combined 80 hits and 51 RBIs in the losing effort. Martin Perez (2-4, 4.07 ERA, 29 Ks) will be climbing up the hill to start this game. Perez is 1-0 with a 2.93 ERA and 17 strikeouts in playing in his career against Philadelphia.

Boston Red Sox vs Philadelphia Phillies Game 2 Predictions 9/8/2020

Philadelphia lost only 3 of their last 10 outings and won the last match-up against the NY Mets, 9-8. In leading the Phillies, Didi Gregorius recorded 21 RBIs and 35 hits. J.T. Realmuto and Andrew McCutchen added a combined 67 hits and 51 RBIs. The Phillies will be sending Vince Velasquez (0-0, 6.60 ERA, 20 Ks) to the mound for the start. In his career playing against Boston, Velasquez posted a 1-0 record with a 6.48 ERA and nine strikeouts.

The Red Sox reported 10 injured key players who cannot play tonight. Starting Pitchers K. Hart (hip), D. Hernandez (shoulder), E. Rodriguez (heart), N. Eovaldi (calf), C. Sale (elbow), Relief Pitcher C. Brewer (finger), with Catcher K. Plawecki (hand), Shortstop Y. Munoz (hip), Second Baseman D. Pedroia (knee), and Left Fielder A. Benintendi (ribs) will be staying in the dugout for Boston. The Phillies posted 7 key players on their injured list. Relief Pitchers S. Dominguez (elbow), A. Morgan (shoulder), J. Alvarez (lower body), D. Robertson (elbow), with Shortstop S. Kingery (back), Center Fielder R. Quinn (concussion), and Right Fielder J. Bruce (quadriceps) will not be running in the field for Philadelphia tonight.

Boston Red Sox vs. Philadelphia Phillies. The MLB Pick for this game is Philadelphia -120. The Red Sox are 2-5 SU in their last 7 outings, and the OVER has cashed in 4 of the Boston Red Sox’ last 6 contests. The Phillies are 10-3 SU in their last 13 match-ups, and the UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Philadelphia Phillies’ last 6 assignments. The prediction, pick the Phillies -120 to a score of 6-2.

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MLB Starting Time: 7:05 PM ET

Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA

Date: Tuesday, September 08, 2020

TV: NESN, FS1, NSPA

MLB Odds: Philadelphia Phillies -120

MLB Totals: 7

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