Wednesday, June 15, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Ivan Nova vs. Chad Bettis
The New York Yankees visit Coors Field on Wednesday to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Ivan Nova for the Yankees and Chad Bettis for the Rockies. The opening line for this matchup has New York at -115 and Colorado at +105. The over/under was set at 11.5. The Yankees have a 24-32-7 over/under record and a 30-33-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 48% of the time. The Rockies are 33-30-0 against the run line and have a 30-31-2 over/under record. They cover the spread 52% of the time.
The Yankees head into this matchup with a 31-32 record, including 13-18 on the road. Starting pitcher Ivan Nova has a 5-3 record with an earned run average of 4.39 and a WHIP of 1.21. He has 38 strikeouts over his 55.1 innings pitched and he has given up 58 hits so far this season. He has allowed 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.56. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 3.66 and they have given up 153 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the bullpen while being struck out 226 times and walking 49 times this season. As a team, New York has allowed 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.11. The Yankees pitchers have collectively given up 534 base hits and 252 earned runs. They have allowed 73 home runs this season and they allow 1.2 homers per nine innings as a staff. New York as a pitching staff has walked 144 batters and struck out 546. They walk 2.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.78.
As a team, New York is batting .242, good for 22nd in the league while putting together a .234 average away from home. The Yankees hold a .387 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306 which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 25th in baseball with 8 hits per game. Carlos Beltran comes into this game hitting .277 and his on-base percentage is at .313. He has 62 hits this season along with 35 runs scored and 44 runs batted in. He's struck out 50 times and has walked 12 times. Jacoby Ellsbury is hitting .284 and he has an on-base percentage of .353. He has totaled 57 hits so far while scoring 27 runs and he's driven in 19. He has walked 20 times and has struck out 31 times. The Yankees have 504 hits, including 93 doubles and 64 home runs. They've stolen 34 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 11 times. New York has walked 183 times this season and they've struck out 432 times as a unit. They've left 405 men on base and have a team OPS of .693. They score 3.92 runs per contest and have scored a total of 247 runs so far this year.
Colorado comes into this matchup with a 13-16 home record and a 30-33 overall mark. With an earned run average of 5.85, Chad Bettis has a 4-5 record and a 1.48 WHIP. He has 53 strikeouts over the 72.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 88 hits. He has allowed 10.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.76. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.13 and they have given up 206 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Rockies bullpen while being struck out 181 times and walking 65 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.44 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.39 batters per nine. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.87. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 585 base knocks and 301 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 69 home runs this year and they give up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a staff has walked 182 hitters and struck out 459. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.17.
As a team, they are batting .269, good for 4th in the league while putting together a .291 average at home. The Rockies hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329 which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 5th in baseball with 9.32 hits per contest. Carlos Gonzalez comes into this matchup batting .298 and he has an OBP of .345. He has 71 hits this year along with 41 runs scored and 34 RBI. He's struck out 57 times and has walked on 17 occasions. Nolan Arenado is hitting .289 and he has an OBP of .367. He has collected 69 hits so far while he's scored 45 runs and drove in 53. He has earned a walk 28 times and has punched out 29 times. The Rockies as a unit have 588 base hits, including 128 doubles and 80 homers. They have 24 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 21 times. Colorado as a team has walked 187 times this year and they have struck out 499 times. They've had 412 men left on base and have an OPS of .785. They score 5 runs per game and have totaled 315 runs so far this season.
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 24-32-7 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 30-33-0 against the run line so far this season
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 30-31-2 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 33-30-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
New York Yankees
06/10/16 1B Chris Parmelee Hamstring 15-day DL (6/10)
06/04/16 1B Mark Teixeira Knee 15-day DL (6/4)
05/31/16 LF Dustin Ackley Shoulder 60-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
06/11/16 P Jake McGee Rest 15-day DL (6/11)
06/04/16 C Tony Wolters Concussion 7-day DL (6/3)
05/20/16 P Christian Bergman Oblique 15-day DL (5/20)
04/10/16 P Adam Ottavino Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Jairo Diaz Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Tyler Anderson Oblique 15-day DL (3/25)
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees
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