Tuesday, June 23, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Sean O'Sullivan (1-5) vs. CC Sabathia (3-7)
The Philadelphia Phillies visit Yankee Stadium on Tuesday to play the New York Yankees. The Phillies send Sean O'Sullivan to the mound to face CC Sabathia of the Yankees. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +224 and New York at -244. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Phillies, with a 33-38 run line record, cover the spread 47% of the time. They also have a 35-30 over/under record. The Yankees have a 37-29 over/under record and a 36-33 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 52% of the time.
The Phillies show up with a 24-47 record, including 7-28 on the road. Starting pitcher Sean O'Sullivan holds a 1-5 record with an earned run average of 4.79 and a WHIP of 1.44. In his starts, the Phillies are 4-6 over his 56.1 innings pitched this season while giving up 64 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Phillies are 4-5 in his starts. The team is averaging 3 runs when he starts. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.69 and they have given up 228 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .256 against the Phillies bullpen while walking 105 times and striking out 221 times. Philadelphia is averaging 7.46 strikeouts per game while getting 9.53 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 27th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.43.
Philadelphia is batting .238 as a team, which is good for 27th in the league and hitting .240 away from home. The Phillies hold a .351 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .288 which is good for 29th in baseball. Ben Revere leads the team in hits with 77 while the team ranks 25th in baseball with 8 hits per game.
New York is 20-12 at home while holding a 38-31 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 5.31, CC Sabathia will come into this game holding a 3-7 record and a 1.40 WHIP. In his starts, the Yankees are 6-8 and he has allowed 101 hits over 83 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Yankees are 8-6 when he starts. The team is averaging 4.4 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.38 and they have given up 178 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .213 against the Yankees bullpen while walking 91 times and striking out 241 times. New York is averaging 8.47 strikeouts per game while getting 8.85 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 17th in the league in team earned run average at 3.95.
They are batting .255 as a team, which is good for 15th in the league and hitting .274 at home. The Yankees hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323 which is good for 9th in baseball. Brett Gardner leads the team in hits with 68 while the team ranks 9th in baseball with 8.83 hits a game.
Philadelphia has a team fielding percentage of .980 after having committed 53 errors with 688 assists and 1,872 put outs for the season. The Yankees have committed 48 errors on the season with 647 assists and 1,865 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .981 on the year.
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 35-30 against the over/under so far this season
The Philadelphia Phillies are 33-38 against the run line so far this season
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 37-29 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 36-33 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/18/15 P Cole Hamels Hamstring "?" next start Wednesday vs NY Yankees
06/17/15 P Jerome Williams Hamstring Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/17)
05/18/15 P Chad Billingsley Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/17)
04/06/15 P Jonathan Pettibone Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
04/06/15 P Mario Hollands Arch Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/6)
04/04/15 P Cliff Lee Arm Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/16)
New York Yankees
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)
04/05/15 P Ivan Nova Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees
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