Friday, June 3, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Nathan Eovaldi vs. Chris Tillman
The New York Yankees head to Oriole Park on Friday to take on the Baltimore Orioles. The probable pitchers are Nathan Eovaldi for the Yankees and Chris Tillman for the Orioles. The opening line for this game has New York at +107 and Baltimore at -117. The over/under is 8. The Yankees have a 21-27-4 over/under mark and a 23-29-0 run line record, meaning they cover 44% of the time. The Orioles are 27-24-0 against the run line and have a 24-24-3 over/under record. They cover the spread 53% of the time.
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The Yankees head into this game with a 24-28 record, and they are 11-16 on the road. Starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi has a 6-2 record with an ERA of 3.71 and a WHIP of 1.17. He has 57 strikeouts during his 60.2 innings pitched and he has given up 56 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.53. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 3.72 and they have allowed 126 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the pen while they've been struck out 183 times and walked 43 times this year. As a unit, New York has given up 8.7 base hits per nine innings while striking out 8.84 hitters per nine. They are 17th in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.15. The Yankees pitchers have collectively given up 440 base hits and 210 earned runs. They have allowed 61 home runs this season and they allow 1.2 homers per nine innings as a staff. New York as a pitching staff has walked 118 batters and struck out 447. They walk 2.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.83.
As a team, New York is hitting .231, good for 27th in the league while putting together a .223 average on the road. The Yankees have a .371 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .299 which is good for 26th in the league. They rank 28th in baseball with 7.62 hits per contest. Carlos Beltran comes into this game hitting .270 and his on-base percentage is at .303. He has 50 hits this season along with 27 runs scored and 31 runs batted in. He's struck out 42 times and has walked 9 times. Jacoby Ellsbury is hitting .280 and he has an on-base percentage of .344. He has totaled 46 hits so far while scoring 19 runs and he's driven in 15. He has walked 14 times and has struck out 28 times. The Yankees have 396 hits, including 69 doubles and 52 home runs. They've stolen 31 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 9 times. New York has walked 157 times this season and they've struck out 370 times as a unit. They've left 334 men on base and have a team OPS of .670. They score 3.71 runs per contest and have scored a total of 193 runs so far this year.
Baltimore comes into this game with a 18-10 home mark and a 29-22 overall record. With an ERA of 2.92, Chris Tillman has a 7-1 record and a 1.13 WHIP. He has 61 strikeouts over the 64.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 46 hits. He has allowed 6.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.78. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 2.75 and they have given up 158 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Orioles bullpen while being struck out 157 times and walking 66 times this season. As a team, Baltimore has allowed 8.82 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.67 batters per nine. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.01. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 444 base knocks and 202 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 55 home runs this year and they give up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Baltimore as a staff has walked 170 hitters and struck out 386. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.22.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 11th in the league while putting together a .261 average at home. The Orioles hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324 which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 11th in baseball with 8.82 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this matchup batting .314 and he has an OBP of .384. He has 65 hits this year along with 38 runs scored and 31 RBI. He's struck out 40 times and has walked on 23 occasions. Mark Trumbo is hitting .284 and he has an OBP of .339. He has collected 57 hits so far while he's scored 29 runs and drove in 39. He has earned a walk 15 times and has punched out 59 times. The Orioles as a unit have 450 base hits, including 99 doubles and 69 homers. They have 8 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 6 times. Baltimore as a team has walked 164 times this year and they have struck out 435 times. They've had 347 men left on base and have an OPS of .762. They score 4.53 runs per game and have totaled 231 runs so far this season.
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 21-27-4 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 23-29-0 against the run line so far this season
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 24-24-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 27-24-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
New York Yankees
05/31/16 LF Dustin Ackley Shoulder 15-day DL (5/29), out for season
05/26/16 P Chasen Shreve Shoulder 15-day DL (5/26)
05/25/16 C Gary Sanchez Thumb 15-day DL
04/03/16 RF Mason Williams Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25)
03/31/16 P Bryan Mitchell Toe 60-day DL (3/31)
03/31/16 1B Gregory Bird Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25); out for season
05/31/16 C Caleb Joseph Groin 15-day DL (5/30)
05/03/16 SS J.J. Hardy Foot 15-day DL (5/2)
04/23/16 P Yovani Gallardo Shoulder 15-day DL (4/23)
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles
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