Tuesday, August 2, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Masahiro Tanaka vs. Jacob deGrom
The New York Yankees head to Citi Field on Tuesday to take on the New York Mets. The probable pitchers are Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees and Jacob deGrom for the Mets. The Yankees have a 43-52-9 over/under mark and a 49-55-0 run line record, meaning they cover 47% of the time. The Mets are 44-60-0 against the run line and have a 43-58-3 over/under record. They cover the spread 42% of the time.
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The Yankees head into this game with a 52-52 record, and they are 23-30 on the road. Starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has a 7-3 record with an ERA of 3.16 and a WHIP of 1.11. He has 108 strikeouts during his 134 innings pitched and he has given up 122 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.33. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 3.40 and they have allowed 247 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the pen while they've been struck out 375 times and walked 92 times this year. As a unit, New York has given up 8.56 base hits per nine innings while striking out 8.94 hitters per nine. They are 13th in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.20. The Yankees pitchers have collectively given up 870 base hits and 427 earned runs. They have allowed 134 home runs this season and they allow 1.3 homers per nine innings as a staff. New York as a pitching staff has walked 264 batters and struck out 908. They walk 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 4.03.
As a team, New York is hitting .249, good for 20th in the league while putting together a .251 average on the road. The Yankees have a .391 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .309 which is good for 23rd in the league. They rank 22nd in baseball with 8.35 hits per contest. Jacoby Ellsbury comes into this game hitting .264 and his on-base percentage is at .328. He has 93 hits this season along with 41 runs scored and 31 runs batted in. He's struck out 47 times and has walked 32 times. Carlos Beltran is hitting .304 and he has an on-base percentage of .344. He has totaled 109 hits so far while scoring 50 runs and he's driven in 64. He has walked 22 times and has struck out 70 times. The Yankees have 868 hits, including 149 doubles and 106 home runs. They've stolen 48 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 15 times. New York has walked 294 times this season and they've struck out 728 times as a unit. They've left 693 men on base and have a team OPS of .700. They score 4.03 runs per contest and have scored a total of 419 runs so far this year.
New York comes into this game with a 28-25 home mark and a 54-50 overall record. With an ERA of 2.56, Jacob deGrom has a 6-5 record and a 1.08 WHIP. He has 109 strikeouts over the 112.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 97 hits. He has allowed 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.07. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.23 and they have given up 262 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Mets bullpen while being struck out 335 times and walking 117 times this season. As a team, New York has allowed 8.54 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.66 batters per nine. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.38. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 874 base knocks and 344 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 91 home runs this year and they give up 0.9 home runs per nine innings as a staff. New York as a staff has walked 265 hitters and struck out 888. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.42.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 30th in the league while putting together a .233 average at home. The Mets hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308 which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 30th in baseball with 7.86 hits per contest. Yoenis Cespedes comes into this matchup batting .291 and he has an OBP of .365. He has 95 hits this year along with 49 runs scored and 58 RBI. He's struck out 84 times and has walked on 36 occasions. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .255 and he has an OBP of .308. He has collected 95 hits so far while he's scored 42 runs and drove in 33. He has earned a walk 22 times and has punched out 80 times. The Mets as a unit have 817 base hits, including 153 doubles and 133 homers. They have 27 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 13 times. New York as a team has walked 322 times this year and they have struck out 865 times. They've had 718 men left on base and have an OPS of .714. They score 3.66 runs per game and have totaled 381 runs so far this season.
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 43-52-9 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 49-55-0 against the run line so far this season
New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 43-58-3 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Mets are 44-60-0 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)
05/31/16 LF Dustin Ackley Shoulder 60-day DL (5/29), out for season
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
New York Mets
07/31/16 CF Juan Lagares Thumb 15-day DL (7/29)
07/31/16 CF Yoenis Cespedes Quad "?" Monday vs. New York Yankees
07/31/16 SS Asdrubal Cabrera Knee left last game, "?" Monday vs. New York Yankees
07/30/16 3B Jose Reyes Oblique 15-day DL (7/30)
07/06/16 P Matt Harvey Shoulder 60-day DL (7/6), out for season
06/22/16 P Jim Henderson Bicep 15-day DL (6/19)
06/03/16 3B David Wright Neck 60-day DL (5/30), out for season
05/24/16 1B Lucas Duda Back 15-day DL (5/21)
04/04/16 P Zack Wheeler Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
Guy's Pick: Take the Mets
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