Tuesday, September 22, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Luis Severino (4-3) vs. Marco Estrada (13-8)
The Toronto Blue Jays welcome the New York Yankees to Rogers Centre on Tuesday. The Yankees send Luis Severino to the mound to face Marco Estrada of the Blue Jays. The opening line for this matchup has New York at +132 and Toronto at -142. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Yankees have a 72-72 over/under record and a 77-71 run line mark, meaning they cover 52% of the time. The Blue Jays are 84-65 against the run line and have a 71-70 over/under record. They cover the spread 56% of the time.
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The Yankees show up with a 82-66 record, including 41-34 on the road. Starting pitcher Luis Severino holds a 4-3 record with an earned run average of 3.12 and a WHIP of 1.34. In his starts, the Yankees are 4-4 over his 43.1 innings pitched this season while giving up 40 hits during those innings. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 3-5. He is getting 3.5 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.52 and they've given up 411 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .224 against the Yankees bullpen while walking 196 times and striking out 551 times. New York is averaging 8.53 strikeouts per game while getting 8.7 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 14th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.97.
As a team, New York is batting .252, good for 18th in the league while putting together a .249 average away from home. Ranked at 12th 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 13th in baseball with 8.67 hits per game.
Toronto is 48-27 at home while holding a 85-64 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 3.14, Marco Estrada will come into this game holding a 13-8 record and a 1.07 WHIP. In his starts, the Blue Jays are 15-10 and he has allowed 121 hits over 160.1 innings pitched this season. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 11-14. He is getting 5.1 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 372 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .227 against the Blue Jays bullpen while walking 116 times and striking out 420 times. Toronto is averaging 6.95 strikeouts per game while getting 8.52 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.81.
As a team, they are batting .267, good for 5th in the league while putting together a .278 average at home. Ranked at 1st in the league in on-base percentage, the Blue Jays sit at .336 and they hold a .452 team slugging percentage. Josh Donaldson leads the team in hits with 173 while the team ranks 7th in baseball with 9.05 hits a game.
The Yankees have committed 86 errors and have combined for 1,435 assists and 4,001 put outs leading to a .984 team fielding percentage. The Blue Jays have committed 80 errors on the season with 1,483 assists and 3,979 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .986 on the year.
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 72-72 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 77-71 against the run line so far this season
Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 71-70 against the over/under so far this season
The Toronto Blue Jays are 84-65 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
New York Yankees
09/21/15 P Masahiro Tanaka Hamstring expected to miss next schedule start Wednesday vs. Toronto Blue Jays
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)
Toronto Blue Jays
09/12/15 SS Troy Tulowitzki Back out indefinitely
07/29/15 2B Devon Travis Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (7/29)
05/10/15 RF Michael Saunders Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/10)
04/06/15 2B Maicer Izturis Groin Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees
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