Boston Red Sox at Philadelphia Phillies Game 2 - 9/8/20 MLB Picks and Prediction

Boston Red Sox at Philadelphia Phillies Game 2 - 9/8/20 MLB Picks and Prediction Photo by Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Boston Red Sox (14-28) at Philadelphia Phillies (20-17)

MLB Baseball: Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 7:05 pm (Citizens Bank Park)

() () vs. Vince Velasquez (0-0) (6.60)

The Line: Philadelphia Phillies / Boston Red Sox --- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

Where to Watch: FS1 Stream the MLB Game of the Day all season on ESPN+. Sign up now! Advertisement

The Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies face off in a doubleheader on Tuesday at Citizens Bank Park. This preview is for Game 2 of the doubleheader and since it is a doubleheader this game will only be seven innings long. 

The Boston Red Sox have had all kinds of issues this season winning only 14 games but they were able to win two of their last three games against the Toronto Blue Jays.In the last game the Red Sox offense was strong putting up eight runs, but the pitching staff let them down giving up ten runs. Xander Bogaerts has been one of the only bright spots for this team and in the last game he drove in two runs. In this game they need a full team effort on offense. 

On the other side of this matchup is the Philadelphia Phillies who had to really battle against the New York Mets on Monday but two runs in the 9th inning was enough to come away with a victory. Over the last two games the Phillies have given up 22 runs, and if they want a chance to win this game, their pitching staff is going to need to be good.The Phillies have had three different players drive in 24 RBI”s to lead the team. 

Check Out Premium Picks for As Low As a Dollar A Day!!!

On the mound for the Phillies will be Vince Velasquez who comes into this game with a 0-0 record and an ERA of 6.60. Velasquez struggled to start the season and was sent to the bullpen, but he is back in the rotation now. 

The over is 6-2-1 in the Red Sox last nine games on grass. The Red Sox are 2-6 in their last eight games on grass. The Phillies are 1-7 in their last eight interleague games. The Phillies are 10-3 in their last 13 games overall. The under is 11-2-2 in the last 15 meetings between the Phillies and Red Sox. The Red Sox are 35-17 in the last 52 meetings against the Phillies. 

Velasquez might be back in the rotation, but that isn’t a good thing for the Phillies. Look for the Red Sxo to run up the score, the Phillies will also score and hti s game will go over the posted total.

See Who Our Experts Picked To Win

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

Mitch's Take...

Philadelphia Philllies vs Boston Red Sox Game 2 Free Pick 9/8/20 MLB Pick and Prediction MLB Tips

Guaranteed Packages

Guaranteed packages automatically give you a credit if the package does not turn a profit—the sum of betting all individual picks. THESE ARE NOT PARLAYS UNLESS OTHERWISE CLEARLY STATED. If a guaranteed package does not profit, a credit for its full purchase price is automatically issued after picks are graded and verified.

For example, if you purchase a $39.95 package that doesn’t profit, you’ll get a $39.95 credit towards any future purchase(s) on our site. Credits are usually issued within hours of a game’s conclusion, so please allow a few hours for final verification.

To use your credits, log in to your account and add another package or pass to your cart. Credits will automatically reduce what you owe. Any remaining balance will be settled through our payment system, with any leftover credits available future purchases. Credits do not expire.

Dismiss