|Team Outlook and Scouting Report|
SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS
Their odds to win it all are 200/1, 0.5% (#17). While not completely impossible, their chances of winning the World Series is under 0.1 percent. In simulations, they win the AL 0.1% of the time and are not a good value at 100/1, 1%. They are projected to win 88 games and come in under their pre-season futures line of 93.5. Their playoff chances stand at 2.7% (0% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #7 in the AL.
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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES
Based on money line odds their expected record at this point of the season is 77.5-53.5. At 70-61 they short of expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be down quite a bit (-1728 units). They are not good against the spread (56-75) for a -2743 loss. Their over-under record is 75-52 with 4 pushes. They are favored in their upcoming game vs the San Diego Padres. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).
TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES
Their average run differential is +0.69 which ranks #7 in the AL, which is the same as how they rank in win percentage. They are the #4 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats) and the #6 ranked team among home teams. Based on run differential, they are trending up. Their average run differential in their past 11 games is +2.64 (#1 over this stretch).
TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):
ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):
TEAM FANTASY LEADERS
The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Mookie Betts who is projected to be the #2 outfielder the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.
|50||Betts, Mookie||RF||5-9||177||10/07/1992||6||No College|
|2||Bogaerts, Xander||SS||6-2||215||10/01/1992||7||No College|
|19||Bradley, Jackie||CF||5-10||198||04/19/1990||7||South Carolina|
|70||Brasier, Ryan||RP||6-0||225||08/26/1987||3||No College|
|11||Devers, Rafael||3B||6-0||237||10/24/1996||3||No College|
|17||Eovaldi, Nathan||RP||6-2||225||02/13/1990||8||No College|
|63||Hernandez, Darwinzon||RP||6-2||245||12/17/1996||1||No College|
|40||Hernandez, Marco||2B||6-0||195||09/06/1992||3||No College|
|3||Leon, Sandy||C||5-10||250||03/13/1989||8||No College|
|28||Martinez, J.D.||DH||6-3||220||08/21/1987||9||No College|
|18||Moreland, Mitch||1B||6-3||248||09/06/1985||10||Mississippi State|
|36||Owings, Chris||2B||5-10||185||08/12/1991||7||No College|
|22||Porcello, Rick||SP||6-5||202||12/27/1988||11||No College|
|57||Rodriguez, Eduardo||SP||6-2||205||04/07/1993||5||No College|
|67||Smith, Josh||RP||6-2||220||08/07/1987||4||No College|
|72||Taylor, Josh||RP||6-5||225||03/02/1993||1||No College|
|7||Vazquez, Christian||C||5-9||201||08/21/1990||5||No College|
|64||Walden, Marcus||RP||6-0||195||09/13/1988||2||No College|