Monday, June 29, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: CC Sabathia (3-7) vs. C.J. Wilson (5-6)
The Los Angeles Angels host the New York Yankees at Angel Stadium on Monday. The Yankees send CC Sabathia to the mound to face C.J. Wilson of the Angels. The opening line for this matchup has New York at +110 and Los Angeles at -120. The over/under was set at 8. The Yankees, with a 39-36 run line record, cover the spread 52% of the time. They also have a 41-31 over/under record. The Angels have a 33-39 over/under record and a 37-38 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 43% of the time.
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The Yankees show up with a 41-34 record, including 20-20 on the road. CC Sabathia has an earned run average of 5.65 and is 3-7 so far on the season while having a 1.44 WHIP. The Yankees are 6-9 over his 87.2 innings pitched and he's also given up 109 hits over that time period. The Yankees are also 9-6 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 4.5 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.49 and they've given up 196 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .214 against the Yankees bullpen while walking 99 times and striking out 270 times. New York is averaging 8.46 strikeouts per game while getting 8.91 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 23rd in baseball in team earned run average at 4.11.
As a team, New York is batting .259, good for 10th in the league while putting together a .239 average away from home. Ranked at 7th in the league in on-base percentage, the Yankees sit at .327 and they hold a .435 team slugging percentage. Brett Gardner leads the team in hits with 80 while the team ranks 7th in baseball with 9.01 hits per game.
Los Angeles is 22-17 at home while holding a 38-37 overall record on the season. C.J. Wilson is starting this game 5-6 for the season with an earned run average of 3.92 and a WHIP of 1.18. The Angels have a record of 7-8 over the 96.1 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 85 hits. The Angels are also 5-9 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 3.6 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.31 and they have given up 181 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .227 against the Angels bullpen while walking 69 times and striking out 197 times. Los Angeles is averaging 8.88 strikeouts per game while getting 8.05 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.21.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 16th in the league while putting together a .267 average at Safeco Field. Ranked at 4th in the league in on-base percentage, the Angels sit at .330 and they hold a .433 team slugging percentage. Mike Trout leads the team in hits with 84 while the team ranks 21st in baseball with 8.38 hits a game.
The Yankees have committed 53 errors and have combined for 698 assists and 2,024 put outs leading to a .981 team fielding percentage. The Angels have committed 44 errors on the season with 648 assists and 1,997 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .984 on the year.
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 41-31 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 39-36 against the run line so far this season
Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 33-39 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Angels are 37-38 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)
Los Angeles Angels
06/21/15 P Jered Weaver Hip Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/21)
06/03/15 P Mike Morin Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/24)
05/28/15 RF Collin Cowgill Wrist Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/27)
04/16/15 P Tyler Skaggs Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
04/06/15 P Cory Rasmus Abdominal Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
Guy's Pick: Take the Angels
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