Thursday, June 25, 2015
Minute Maid Park
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Probable Pitchers: Adam Warren (5-4) vs. Dallas Keuchel (8-3)
The New York Yankees take on the Houston Astros on Thursday at Minute Maid Park. Adam Warren is the probable starter for the Yankees and he'll face Dallas Keuchel of the Astros. The opening line for this matchup has New York at +140 and Houston at -150. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Yankees, with a 37-35 run line record, cover the spread 51% of the time. They also have a 40-29 over/under record. The Astros are 44-29 against the run line and have a 36-34 over/under record. They cover the spread 60% of the time.
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The Yankees come into this game with a 39-33 record, and they are 18-19 away from home. Adam Warren has an earned run average of 3.62 and is 5-4 so far on the season while having a 1.21 WHIP. The Yankees are 9-4 over his 77 innings pitched and he's also given up 68 hits over that time period. Against the over/under, the Yankees are 7-6 in his starts. He is getting 5.2 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.58 and they have given up 191 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .216 against the Yankees bullpen while walking 94 times and striking out 256 times. New York is averaging 8.47 strikeouts per game while getting 9 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 24th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.15.
As a team, New York is batting .258, good for 12th in the league while putting together a .239 average away from home. The Yankees hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325 which is good for 6th in baseball. Brett Gardner leads the team in hits with 72 while the team ranks 9th in baseball with 8.96 hits per game.
With a 42-31 overall record, Houston will come into this game 23-14 at home. Dallas Keuchel is starting this game 8-3 for the season with an earned run average of 2.35 and a WHIP of 0.98. The Astros have a record of 10-5 over the 107.1 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 75 hits. Against the over/under, the Astros are 7-8 when he starts. He is getting 4.3 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.65 and they have given up 146 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .189 against the Astros bullpen while walking 56 times and striking out 229 times. Houston is averaging 7.8 strikeouts per game while getting 7.99 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.66.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 26th in the league while putting together a .234 average at Safeco Field. The Astros hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310 which is good for 21st in baseball. Jose Altuve leads the team in hits with 74 while the team ranks 25th in baseball with 8.11 hits a game.
New York has a team fielding percentage of .981 after having committed 49 errors with 668 assists and 1,919 put outs for the season. The Astros have committed 38 errors on the season with 799 assists and 1,957 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .986 on the year.
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 40-29 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 37-35 against the run line so far this season
Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 36-34 against the over/under so far this season
The Houston Astros are 44-29 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
New York Yankees
06/24/15 SS Brendan Ryan Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/22)
06/24/15 C Brian McCann Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Wednesday vs. Philadelphia Phillies
06/24/15 1B Mark Teixeira Neck is upgraded to expected to be in the starting lineup Wednesday vs. Philadelphia Phillies
06/24/15 2B Stephen Drew Personal expected to be activated Thursday vs Houston Astros
06/23/15 P Ivan Nova Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27); expected to start Wednesday vs. Philadelphia Phillies
06/21/15 RF Mason Williams Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/20)
06/10/15 P Andrew Miller Forearm Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/10)
05/30/15 CF Slade Heathcott Quad Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/29)
05/20/15 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/20)
05/15/15 P Chase Whitley Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/15)
06/22/15 CF Jake Marisnick Hamstring Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/19)
05/29/15 P Scott Feldman Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/27)
05/19/15 P Samuel Deduno Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/14)
04/28/15 SS Jed Lowrie Thumb Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/28)
04/17/15 P Brad Peacock Side Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/14)
Tony's Pick: Take the Astros
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