Miami Marlins VS Boston Red Sox

MLB Baseball 01:10 PM ET

Sunday

09/17/2020

NESN, FSFL

Spread: Boston Red Sox -110

Over/Under: 8.5

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Boston Red Sox vs Miami Marlins 9/17/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Boston Red Sox vs Miami Marlins 9/17/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Boston Red Sox will skirmish with the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida on Thursday, September 17, 2020, at 1:10 P.M, ET. This will be the rubber match of this 3-game interleague series between both teams. Miami tied the series with an 8-4 win in game 2. Game 1 went to the Red Sox with a score of 2-0. Boston is back in 15th place after the loss with a record of 18-22 and is 5th in the AL East Division.

Boston had the upper hand in hitting in game 1 but could not produce enough runs to take the game from Miami. JD Martinez had a great game with 2 hits and 3 RBIs including a 2 run homer in the 7th. Alex Verdugo had 3 hits in the game while Yairo Munoz had 2. Once again their pitching was the problem in the game as Mike Kickham got the loss after allowing 6 earned runs in just 2.2 innings. Rafael Devers leads the team in the offense this season with 52 hits and 32 RBIs while Xander Bogaerts has 10 homers for the team. Boston has the 6th best team BAA in the league at .266 while making 230 total runs this season. Their bullpen is the worst one in the league with a team ERA of 5.99. Nathan Eovaldi will be the starter in the 3rd game. He is now 2-2 with a 4.82 ERA and 37 strikeouts this season.

Boston Red Sox vs Miami Marlins Predictions 9/17/2020

Miami did well to create offense despite being outhit by the Red Sox in game 2. The team has only 1 loss in their last 5 games and made 14 total runs in their last 3 matches. Jorge Alfaro was their offensive leader in the 2nd game, getting 2 hits and 4 RBIs with a 2 run homer in both the 3rd and 5th innings. Garrett Cooper had 1 hit and a 2 run homer of his own in the 1st. Yimi Garcia got the win after pitching 1 scoreless inning. Jesus Aguilar is their best player this season with 42 hits and 29 RBIs with a BAA of .286 while Corey Dickerson has 6 home runs for the team. Miami’s pitching staff ranks 18th in the league today with a team ERA of 4.63 Their batting is ranked at 14th with a team BAA of .245 with 211 total runs this season. Miami is now 5th in the National League with a record of 25-22 and is 2nd in the NL East Division. Jose Urena will start for the Marlins in game 3. Urena records 0-1 with a 7.71 ERA and 4 strikeouts this season.

Boston Red Sox vs Miami Marlins. MLB’s pick for the game is the Boston Red Sox -110. Both starters are coming out from injuries with Urena having it bad allowing 8 earned runs in a total of 9.1 innings. Eovaldi had rough outings but did good in his last 2 games, allowing only 2 earned runs in 10 innings. Boston will get the win if they can hold off Miami with Eovaldi and will use their better offense in this game. The Red Sox are 5-1 in their last 6 games against the Marlins. Boston will control this match to a close score of 5-4.

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MLB Starting Time: 1:10 P.M ET

Location: Marlins Park, Miami, Florida

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020

TV: NESN, FSFL

MLB Odds: Boston Red Sox -110

MLB Total: 8.5

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