Sunday, September 20, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: CC Sabathia (4-9) vs. Matt Harvey (12-7)
The New York Yankees head to Citi Field on Sunday to take on the New York Mets. CC Sabathia is the probable starter for the Yankees and he'll face Matt Harvey of the Mets. The opening line for this matchup has New York at +132 and New York at -142. The over/under was set at 7. The Yankees, with a 75-71 run line record, cover the spread 51% of the time. They also have a 71-71 over/under record. The Mets are 78-68 against the run line and have a 76-65 over/under record. They cover the spread 53% of the time.
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The Yankees show up with a 80-66 record, including 39-34 on the road. CC Sabathia has an earned run average of 4.93 and is 4-9 so far on the season while having a 1.42 WHIP. In his starts, the Yankees are 12-14 over his 149.2 innings pitched this season while giving up 171 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Yankees are 13-13 in his starts. He is getting 4.2 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.55 and they've given up 407 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .225 against the Yankees bullpen while walking 195 times and striking out 540 times. New York is averaging 8.5 strikeouts per game while getting 8.73 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 16th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.01.
As a team, New York is batting .252, good for 18th in the league while putting together a .250 average away from home. Ranked at 9th in the league in on-base percentage, the Yankees sit at .322 and they hold a .425 team slugging percentage. Chase Headley leads the team in hits with 141 while the team ranks 12th in baseball with 8.68 hits per game.
New York is 47-26 at home while holding a 84-63 overall record on the season. Matt Harvey is starting this game 12-7 for the season with an earned run average of 2.88 and a WHIP of 1.04. In his starts, the Mets are 16-10 and he has allowed 142 hits over 171.2 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Mets are 15-11 when he starts. He is getting 4.5 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.33 and they have given up 352 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .227 against the Mets bullpen while walking 151 times and striking out 395 times. New York is averaging 8.06 strikeouts per game while getting 8.28 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.43.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 26th in the league while putting together a .237 average at home. Ranked at 18th in the league in on-base percentage, the Mets sit at .313 and they hold a .401 team slugging percentage. Curtis Granderson leads the team in hits with 137 while the team ranks 26th in baseball with 8.39 hits a game.
The Yankees have committed 86 errors and have combined for 1,417 assists and 3,947 put outs leading to a .984 team fielding percentage. The Mets have committed 80 errors on the season with 1,475 assists and 3,992 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .986 on the year.
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 71-71 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 75-71 against the run line so far this season
New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 76-65 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Mets are 78-68 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
New York Yankees
09/19/15 DH Alex Rodriguez None is not expected to be in the starting lineup for series vs. New York Mets
09/11/15 1B Mark Teixeira Shin Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/27); out for season
09/08/15 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow out indefinitely
08/03/15 P Diego Moreno Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (8/2)
06/21/15 RF Mason Williams Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/20)
05/15/15 P Chase Whitley Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/15)
New York Mets
09/19/15 P Jeurys Familia Knee probable Saturday vs. New York Yankees
09/18/15 P Jacob deGrom Rest is downgraded to expected to miss Tuesday vs Atlanta Braves
08/05/15 P Rafael Montero Rotator Cuff Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/30)
07/29/15 P Jenrry Mejia Suspension out for season
06/04/15 RF Cesar Puello Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/6)
05/14/15 P Buddy Carlyle Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/12)
04/06/15 P Joshua Edgin Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27), out for season
04/06/15 P Zack Wheeler Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27), out for season
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees
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