Saturday, June 27, 2015
Minute Maid Park
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Probable Pitchers: Masahiro Tanaka (4-3) vs. Brett Oberholtzer (2-1)
The New York Yankees visit Minute Maid Park on Saturday to play the Houston Astros. The Yankees send Masahiro Tanaka to the mound to face Brett Oberholtzer of the Astros. The opening line for this matchup has New York at -135 and Houston at +125. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Yankees have a 40-30 over/under record and a 37-36 run line mark, meaning they cover 51% of the time. The Astros are 45-30 against the run line and have a 36-36 over/under record. They cover the spread 60% of the time.
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The Yankees come into this game with a 39-34 record, and they are 18-20 away from home. Masahiro Tanaka has a 4-3 record on the season, an earned run average of 3.17 and a 1.03 WHIP. The Yankees are 5-3 over his 48.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 41 hits over that time period. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 3-5. The team is averaging 5 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.59 and they've given up 193 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .216 against the Yankees bullpen while walking 96 times and striking out 258 times. New York is averaging 8.37 strikeouts per game while getting 8.95 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 22nd in baseball in team earned run average at 4.11.
New York is batting .259 as a team, which is good for 11th in the league and hitting .237 away from home. Ranked at 7th in the league in on-base percentage, the Yankees sit at .326 and they hold a .434 team slugging percentage. Brett Gardner leads the team in hits with 75 while the team ranks 8th in baseball with 9 hits per game.
With a 43-32 overall record, Houston will come into this game 24-14 at home. Brett Oberholtzer has a record of 2-1 while sporting an earned run average of 2.81 on the year with a 1.44 WHIP. The Astros have a record of 4-2 over the 32 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 33 hits. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 3-3. The team is averaging 5.3 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 2.61 and they have given up 151 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .189 against the Astros bullpen while walking 59 times and striking out 235 times. Houston is averaging 7.86 strikeouts per game while getting 7.93 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.57.
They are batting .241 as a team, which is good for 26th in the league and hitting .234 at home. Ranked at 21st in the league in on-base percentage, the Astros sit at .309 and they hold a .425 team slugging percentage. Jose Altuve leads the team in hits with 79 while the team ranks 26th in baseball with 8.08 hits a game.
The Yankees have committed 53 errors and have combined for 685 assists and 1,970 put outs leading to a .980 team fielding percentage. The Astros have committed 38 errors on the season with 817 assists and 2,022 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .987 on the year.
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 40-30 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 37-36 against the run line so far this season
Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 36-36 against the over/under so far this season
The Houston Astros are 45-30 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)
06/21/15 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)
06/26/15 P Chad Qualls Neck Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/25)
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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