Detroit Tigers at New York Yankees 7/31/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, July 31, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Michael Fulmer vs. Luis Severino
Yankee Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Detroit Tigers and the New York Yankees on Monday, July 31, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Michael Fulmer for the Tigers and Luis Severino for the Yankees.
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Detroit opens at +169 while New York opens at -179. The Tigers have a 53-43-6 over/under record and a 50-52-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 56-46-0 against the run line and have a 54-46-2 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 53-43-6 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 50-52-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 54-46-2 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 56-46-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
07/30/17 OF Alex Presley Side 10-day DL (07/30)
07/06/17 P Daniel Norris Groin 10-day DL (07/06)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
07/22/17 2B Starlin Castro Hamstring 10-day DL (07/22)
07/16/17 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (07/11)
07/02/17 CF Dustin Fowler Knee 60-day DL (06/30)
06/29/17 1B Tyler Austin Hamstring 10-day DL (06/29)
06/25/17 CF Aaron Hicks Oblique 10-day DL (06/26)
05/03/17 1B Greg Bird Ankle 10-day DL (05/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 46-56 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Michael Fulmer has a 10-8 record with an earned run average of 3.35 and a WHIP of 1.10. He has 95 strikeouts over his 134.1 innings pitched and he's given up 120 hits. He allows 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.42 and they have given up 318 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the bullpen and they've struck out 281 hitters and walked 142 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.97. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 942 base hits and 492 earned runs. They have allowed 127 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 341 batters and struck out 756. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.58.
As a team Detroit is hitting .259, good for 9th in the league. The Tigers hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Justin Upton is hitting .276 with an on-base percentage of .368. He has 95 hits this season in 344 at bats with 61 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 132. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .256 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .341. He has totaled 83 hits and he has driven in 49 men in 324 at bats. His OPS+ is 105 while his slugging percentage is at .423. The Tigers have 898 hits, including 184 doubles and 120 home runs. Detroit has walked 355 times so far this season and they have struck out 818 times as a unit. They have left 704 men on base and have a team OPS of .760. They score 4.8 runs per contest and have scored a total of 485 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 56-46 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.03, Luis Severino has a 7-4 record and a 1.09 WHIP. He has 145 strikeouts over the 127.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 107 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.37 and they have given up 263 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .208 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 392 batters and walked 140 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.83. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 811 base knocks and 386 earned runs this season. They have given up 117 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 302 hitters and struck out 950 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.85.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 6th in the league. The Yankees hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Aaron Judge comes into this matchup batting .308 with an OBP of .430. He has 108 hits this year along with 74 RBI in 351 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .644 with an OPS+ of 177. Brett Gardner is hitting .262 this season and he has an OBP of .357. He has collected 97 hits in 370 at bats while driving in 47 runs. He has an OPS+ of 115 and a slugging percentage of .473. The Yankees as a unit have 928 base hits, including 166 doubles and 150 homers. New York has walked 391 times this year and they have struck out on 905 occasions. They have had 737 men left on base and have an OPS of .785. They have scored 5.37 runs per game and totaled 542 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees -179
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