Sunday, July 19, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Felix Hernandez (11-5) vs. CC Sabathia (4-8)
The Seattle Mariners visit Yankee Stadium on Sunday to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Felix Hernandez for the Mariners and CC Sabathia for the Yankees. The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at -127 and New York at +117. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Mariners, with a 35-55 run line record, cover the spread 39% of the time. They also have a 38-48 over/under record. The Yankees are 47-42 against the run line and have a 44-41 over/under record. They cover the spread 53% of the time.
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The Mariners show up with a 41-49 record, including 21-22 on the road. Felix Hernandez has an earned run average of 2.84 and is 11-5 so far on the season while having a 1.07 WHIP. In his starts, the Mariners are 12-6 over his 117.1 innings pitched this season while giving up 90 hits during those innings. The Mariners are also 4-13 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 3 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 253 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 3.82. The bullpen has struck out 243 and walked 103 batters this season while opposing teams hit .249 against them. Seattle has a team average of 8.46 hits allowed per game and are averaging 7.82 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.83, they are 17th in the league.
As a team, Seattle is batting .235, good for 29th in the league while putting together a .222 average away from home. The Mariners on-base percentage sits at .296, which puts them at 28th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .381. With 101 hits, Nelson Cruz leads the team while his team ranks 29th in hits per game with 7.9.
New York is 26-16 at home while holding a 49-40 overall record on the season. CC Sabathia is starting this game 4-8 for the season with an earned run average of 5.47 and a WHIP of 1.42. In his starts, the Yankees are 7-10 and he has allowed 122 hits over 100.1 innings pitched this season. The Yankees are also 10-7 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 4.3 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 223 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.43. The Yankees bullpen has struck out 319 batters and walked 113 this season while opposing teams have hit .211 against them. New York has a team average of 8.77 hits per game and are averaging 8.46 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.95, they are 20th in the league.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 15th in the league while putting together a .272 average at home. The Yankees on-base percentage sits at .323, which puts them at 6th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .426. With 97 hits, Brett Gardner leads the team while his team ranks 10th in hits per game with 8.74.
In terms of team defense, the Mariners have a fielding percentage of .986 with 46 total errors, 924 assists and 2,425 put outs. Over the course of this season, the Yankees have accumlated 64 errors while having 837 assists and 2,402 put outs leading to a .981 fielding percentage.
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 38-48 against the over/under so far this season
The Seattle Mariners are 35-55 against the run line so far this season
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 44-41 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 47-42 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/09/15 P Charlie Furbush Bicep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/9)
05/29/15 P James Paxton Finger Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/29)
New York Yankees
07/03/15 RF Carlos Beltran Ribs Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/1)
06/21/15 RF Mason Williams Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/20)
05/30/15 CF Slade Heathcott Quad Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/29)
05/15/15 P Chase Whitley Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/15)
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners
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