Tuesday, September 13, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Julio Urias vs. CC Sabathia
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Yankee Stadium on Tuesday to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Julio Urias for the Dodgers and CC Sabathia for the Yankees. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -150 and New York at +140. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Dodgers have a 63-70-9 over/under record and a 67-75-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 47% of the time. The Yankees are 70-72-0 against the run line and have a 62-71-9 over/under record. They cover the spread 49% of the time.
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The Dodgers head into this matchup with a 80-62 record, including 33-35 on the road. Starting pitcher Julio Urias has a 5-2 record with an earned run average of 3.69 and a WHIP of 1.45. He has 76 strikeouts over his 68.1 innings pitched and he has given up 73 hits so far this season. He has allowed 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.14. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 3.31 and they have given up 400 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the bullpen while being struck out 525 times and walking 174 times this season. As a team, Los Angeles has allowed 9.47 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.28 batters per nine. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.46. The Dodgers pitchers have collectively given up 1,102 base hits and 528 earned runs. They have allowed 141 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 406 batters and struck out 1,314. They walk 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.18 and their FIP as a unit is 3.59.
As a team, Los Angeles is batting .264, good for 7th in the league while putting together a .267 average away from home. The Dodgers hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324 which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 13th in baseball with 8.87 hits per game. Corey Seager comes into this game hitting .319 and his on-base percentage is at .377. He has 175 hits this season along with 95 runs scored and 68 runs batted in. He's struck out 113 times and has walked 49 times. Adrian Gonzalez is hitting .292 and he has an on-base percentage of .355. He has totaled 148 hits so far while scoring 62 runs and he's driven in 78. He has walked 48 times and has struck out 108 times. The Dodgers have 1,206 hits, including 236 doubles and 173 home runs. They've stolen 37 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 23 times. Los Angeles has walked 462 times this season and they've struck out 1,152 times as a unit. They've left 970 men on base and have a team OPS of .732. They score 4.46 runs per contest and have scored a total of 634 runs so far this year.
New York comes into this matchup with a 43-29 home record and a 76-66 overall mark. With an earned run average of 4.27, CC Sabathia has a 8-12 record and a 1.36 WHIP. He has 130 strikeouts over the 154 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 153 hits. He has allowed 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.41. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.44 and they have given up 360 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the Yankees bullpen while being struck out 517 times and walking 150 times this season. As a team, New York has allowed 8.58 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.95 batters per nine. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.17. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,197 base knocks and 581 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 188 home runs this year and they give up 1.3 home runs per nine innings as a staff. New York as a staff has walked 370 hitters and struck out 1,249. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.10.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 20th in the league while putting together a .256 average at home. The Yankees hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314 which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 21st in baseball with 8.51 hits per contest. Didi Gregorius comes into this matchup batting .273 and he has an OBP of .301. He has 136 hits this year along with 62 runs scored and 64 RBI. He's struck out 76 times and has walked on 16 occasions. Brett Gardner is hitting .265 and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 125 hits so far while he's scored 70 runs and drove in 36. He has earned a walk 60 times and has punched out 96 times. The Yankees as a unit have 1,209 base hits, including 214 doubles and 161 homers. They have 63 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 19 times. New York as a team has walked 411 times this year and they have struck out 1,032 times. They've had 952 men left on base and have an OPS of .719. They score 4.26 runs per game and have totaled 605 runs so far this season.
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 63-70-9 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 67-75-0 against the run line so far this season
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 62-71-9 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 70-72-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Dodgers
09/10/16 P Carlos Frias Oblique 60-day DL (9/9)
08/24/16 P Brett Anderson Finger 15-day DL (8/21)
08/24/16 P Scott Kazmir Neck 15-day DL (8/23)
08/14/16 P Brandon McCarthy Hip 15-day DL (8/14)
08/10/16 LF Scott Van Slyke Wrist 60-day DL (8/8)
07/21/16 P Chris Hatcher Oblique 60-day DL (7/20)
07/19/16 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Elbow 15-day DL (7/9)
07/16/16 LF Trayce Thompson Back 60-day DL (7/10)
05/31/16 P Alex Wood Tricep 60-day DL (5/31)
05/24/16 P Chin-Hui Tsao Tricep 60-day DL (5/22)
04/23/16 P Yimi Garcia Bicep 60-day DL (4/23)
New York Yankees
09/08/16 P Chad Green Elbow 15-day DL (9/3)
09/06/16 RF Aaron Hicks Hamstring 15-day DL (9/1)
08/13/16 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 15-day DL (8/11)
05/31/16 LF Dustin Ackley Shoulder 60-day DL (5/29), out for season
03/31/16 1B Gregory Bird Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25); out for season
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers
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